Darn Mets! Darn Reds!
The Phillies will go into their final weekend series with a slim lead over the Cincinnati Reds for the worst record in baseball and the prize that come with it, the number one pick in the 2016 June Amateur Draft.
After sweeping the Mets (a team they were 2-14 against this season), the Phillies find themselves in danger of improving from the worst record in baseball for the first time since June 8th when they successfully held off the Milwaukee Brewers. But the Phillies have won six of their last ten and the Reds are mired in an 12-game losing streak. Continue reading What? We Worry?
The Phillies activated Maikel Franco from the DL this morning. Todd Zolecki made the announcement in his post today. He is expected to play this weekend. Jordan Hall got a couple quotes from manager Pete Mackanin in this article.
Playing Franco in meaningless games in Philadelphia is not that big of a deal. He would be playing in Instructs games in Clearwater anyway as he continues to ready himself for winter ball. He may as well play the games in the big league environment in Philadelphia in front of season ticket holders and Phillies’ execs. Continue reading Phillies Activate Maikel Franco
This post is reserved for the discussion of the top prospects in the Phillies’ organization. You can tout the merits of your favorite prospects, instruct us on why your ranking is superior, talk about a prospect who intrigues/worries you, ask about prospects you haven’t seen and don’t know much about, or anything at all as long as it is about the top prospects. Continue reading Top Prospect Discussion: October 1st