Daily Archives: December 24, 2018

Minor League Discussion: Week of December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas!  The Phillies signed a handful of minor leaguers and began extending invitations to spring training.

This week, the Phillies signed six players for their Lehigh Valley affiliate. One is C Matt McBride who played for the IronPigs last season. The others are LHP Jeremy Bleich, C Rob Brantly, INF Phil Gosselin, RHP Josh Martin, and INF Gregorio Petit. All but Martin have MLB service time.  Although, Bleich has just 25 days of service time, the other five have one year or more. Continue reading Minor League Discussion: Week of December 24, 2018

Open Discussion: Week of December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas!  The Hot Stove Season continues.  There was a flurry of activity as we approach the holiday week.  The Phillies signed a handful of minor league free agents, but nothing happened that would alleviate the anxiety of most of the people following the Phillies’ off season.  Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of December 24, 2018