Daily Archives: November 20, 2017

Open Discussion: Week of November 19th

A sad week for Phillies’ fans as a memorial service for Roy Halladay was held in Clearwater.

As the hot stove season continues, there was very little public movement by the Phillies at the GM meeting Orlando, FL.  It’s probable that the somber week was responsible for the relative lack of announcements by the Phillies.

Late Friday, the Phillies announced the hiring of another coach to Gabe Kapler’s staff.

There were no player transactions as the Phillies approach Monday’s deadline for adding players to the 40-man roster to avoid being eligible for the Rule 5 draft.

The deadline for the nine players who received qualifying offers has passed.

Fifteen of the 16 Phillies’ minor players who were eligible opted for free agency.

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