Daily Archives: January 16, 2017

Phillies 2017 Hot Stove Banquet – Williamsport, Tweets From Mitch Rupert

The Phillies 2017 Media Tour was in Williamsport tonight.  I have collected a series of quotes from the event as tweeted by Mitch Rupert.  Mitch is the Crosscutters’ beat writer for the Williamsport Sun-Gazette.  You can follow Mitch on Twitter here.

Almost all the quotes are from Pete Mackanin and Steve Noworyta, Assistant Director, Player Development (under Joe Jordan). Continue reading Phillies 2017 Hot Stove Banquet – Williamsport, Tweets From Mitch Rupert

Phillies to Sign Free Agent Michael Saunders

The Phillies came to terms with free agent outfielder Michael Saunders today.  It has been reported that he agreed to a one-year contract at $9M with an $11M club option and $1M buyout for 2018.  The signing occurs in the wake of team president Andy MacPhail stating during an interview on the MLB Network last week that the Phillies were in search of a left-handed bat. Continue reading Phillies to Sign Free Agent Michael Saunders