Monthly Archives: November 2012
The next installment in the off season look at prospects are corner infielders. Traditionally the corner positions are where teams stick pure hitters and is generally the source of power in a line up. Overall offense has been down across … Continue reading
General Discussion – Week of November 26. “That Week Between Thanksgiving and Winter Meetings” Edition
Hey, guess what, Ryan Madson didn’t come back to the Phillies. If you are surprised he didn’t come back to the team that dangled a nice big contract in front of his face and then pulled it away like so many … Continue reading
Traditionally Top 30 season begins with the Reader Top 30 right after New Years, to prime us for discussing the system as a whole, we are going to take a walk through the positional groups in the system. The goal … Continue reading
Here is your weekly general discussion. I suggest we talk turkey. OMG I’m such a dork.
According to Phils Media Relations, the team has added OF Zach Collier and RHPs Ethan Martin, Trevor May, and Jon Pettibone to the 40-man roster. This protects them from the Rule 5 draft in December. Mild surprise that neither Jiwan … Continue reading
The AFL season came to a close on Saturday with RPhils manager Dusty Wathan’s Peoria Javelinas taking down Matt Williams’ Salt River Rafters 4-3, after a controversial play that would have tied the game in the 7th.
Heads up to anyone interested – the AFL finale is on MLBN this afternoon at 3EST. Peoria made the final and Phils guys will participate. I asked Tommy Joseph if he was catching and he said no, but I will … Continue reading
Here is your weekly general discussion. I propose the discussion be centered around free agency and trades, with a smatterring of post-season awards. I am going to go out on a limb and say no one will be advocating any … Continue reading
The basics of free agent compensation have been rehashed across the internet, however there are some more subtle things with the new CBA, that dramatically effect the draft, and especially draft strategy. The Basics: Qualifying Offers: A team can extend … Continue reading