Daily Archives: May 28, 2011

2011 Phillies DSL Season Starts Today

May 28th is the beginning of the new Dominican Summer League season, bringing to six the number of Phillies minor league affiliates currently playing.  The Phillies play in the Boca Chica South division.  In 2010 the Phillies finished in 3rd place with a 43-29 record.  The team was a little older than the league average so it is hard to tell how many prospects will emerge from that squad.  One note – a couple of players from that team (pitchers Marcos Coca and Daniel De La Cruz) did test positive for banned stimulants and will sit out 50 games this season, the lion’s part of the 72-game Dominican schedule. Continue reading 2011 Phillies DSL Season Starts Today