Daily Archives: February 4, 2018

Open Discussion: Week of February 4, 2018

Pitchers and catchers report to Clearwater in ten days.  Over a couple dozen players are already here.

The hot  stove flame went out again, and collusion talk has turned to boycott talk.

The Commish has a another new plan for pace of play.

The Phillies signed a utility man, and a pitcher appears to be voluntarily retiring.

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Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #29 Prospect

J.D. Hammer was your selection as the #28 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Hammer received 48 of the 219 votes cast (22%). Jose Taveras finished second with 30 votes (14%), McKenzie Mills finished third with 25 votes (11%), Jhordany Mezquita fourth (21, 10%), Victor Arano fifth (17, 8%), and Kevin Gowdy sixth(13, 6%).   Sixteen others received the other 65 votes.

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