A few tidbits first reported by Jim Salisbury of Comcast Sportsnet. OF Zach Collier recently had wrist surgery to repair damage to the hamate bone. The surgery will set Collier back a few weeks, however, he should be back at full speed by the end of spring training. Collier was the 34th pick in the 2008 draft.
Additionally, the Phils signed two youngsters out of the DOminican Republic. 17 year old 6’6 pitcher Miguel Nunez received a $220,000 signing bonus, while 3B Maikol Franco (also 17) signed for $100,000. Both should see time with the Rookie League Gulf Coast Phils this Summer.