Several Phillies minor leaguers are now open for the “bidding”, as they have been declared free agents. The list goes like this: Pitchers: Scott Elarton, Matt Wright, Pat Misch, Drew Naylor, Tom Cochran, David Purcey, INF Jake Fox, C John Suomi, 2B Harold Garcia, INF Tug Hulett, SS Miguel Abreu, OF Kyle Hoppy, Kyle Hudson, D’Arby Myers, Brandon Tripp, Mike SPidale, INF Jake Opitz.
The top three names I would most like to see back: Cochran, Garcia, Myers.
A reminder to anyone interested, the AFL Rising Stars Game is tonight. It’s on MLB Network at 8pm EST for those properly-cabled amongst you. I tried to figure if it was going to be streaming but I can’t tell, (might be), and it looks like it’s not on MLB.TV or MiLB.TV, at least according to their website schedules for today.
Not much to write home about on the stat front – Jay Johnson had a couple nice outings, and Tommy Joseph’s been on base in 4 of his 5 games since coming back from the flu.
As usual, here’s a link to all the stat lines for all of the Phils minor leaguers in off-season leagues. Cesar Hernandez is running wild in Venezuela. 7/8 on steal attempts. Continue reading 11-2-2013 AFL Update