Lehigh Valley Rosterology – Pitchers

There are still position battles for the Philadelphia roster going on in Clearwater and some key question marks that linger. As is the nature of the business, those battles have a domino effect on the Phillies minor league system and here at PBI we like to keep you up to date on “Phillies baseball… from […]

If I were the GM…

We all love to put ourselves into the plush office chair and comfy surroundings of our favorite team’s general manager. My office chair is years old and my desk is in a corner of my living room, but why not head to the world of make believe and give myself a promotion? Signing Kyle Schwarber […]

Mattingly faces tough task as new farm director

Preston Mattingly is one of the young faces of baseball who has an ultra-bright future ahead of him in the game. He also has the bloodline associated with his famous last name, being the son of Yankees great Don “Donnie Baseball” Mattingly. As a player, the younger Mattingly saw that things just weren’t going to […]

Will the Phillies lights go out in Georgia?

When you look and see that the Phillies are just 2 1/2 games out of first place in the NL East, you feel pretty good. Then, you look at the schedule and realize that there are just six games remaining to be played and suddenly, things don’t look quite as good. The good news is […]

Bowa accepts baseball’s changes

To many, Larry Bowa is a dinosaur. The 75-year old former player, former coach, former manager and current senior advisor to Phillies GM Sam Fuld has seen a lot and hasn’t turned away from the game that he has always loved. Even with all of the changes, both in rules and approaches to the game, […]

FIXING THE PHILLIES: THIRD BASE

The Phillies have to make a decision on Maikel Franco’s future with the team. There is something to be said for keeping him on board for another season.