Phillies reportedly looking at right-handed hitting center fielders

Phillies reportedly looking at right-handed hitting center fielders

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Philadelphia Phillies 2016 Grades: Outfielders

There is probably a wide swath of the larger Philadelphia sports fan base who were not paying much attention to the Phillies during the month of September.Unless you are, like myself, one of the hard cores who follows closely year ’round no matter the circumstances, you missed something significant and exciting.That exciting and significant development … Continue reading Philadelphia Phillies 2016 Grades: Outfielders

Phillies Trade Chips: Peter Bourjos

When new Phillies GM Matt Klentak selected outfielder Peter Bourjos off waivers from the Saint Louis Cardinals back on December 2nd of this past off-season, the move caused some scratching of heads among the fan base.The Phillies already had Odubel Herrera, Aaron Altherr, and Cody Asche on the roster and apparently needing regular playing time. In the minor leagues, top outfield prospect Nick … Continue reading Phillies Trade Chips: Peter Bourjos

Looking Ahead to Phillies 2016 Outfield Mix

On April 6th, 2015 for Opening Day against the Boston Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies starting outfield consisted of Ben Revere in left, Odubel Herrera in center, and Grady Sizemore in right field.Six months later, on October 4th, the Phillies closed out the season hosting the Miami Marlins with a starting outfield of Darin Ruf in left, Aaron Altherr in center, and Jeff Francoeur in right field. During … Continue reading Looking Ahead to Phillies 2016 Outfield Mix

What Do the Phillies Have in Free Agent Peter Bourjos?

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed free agent outfielder Peter Bourjos.Bourjos had been left unprotected by the Saint Louis Cardinals, and Phillies’ GM Matt Klentak had intimate knowledge of the players’ talents and personality from their days with the Los Angeles Angels, with whom Bourjos began his professional career.As reported by Zach Links at MLBTradeRumors.com: “…I think very highly of Peter … Continue reading What Do the Phillies Have in Free Agent Peter Bourjos?