I'm Frank Klose and I cover the Phillies for 97.3 ESPN. During the baseball season you can hear me every Tuesday at 2:30 pm on 'The Sports Bash with Mike Gill'. Aside from 97.3 ESPN, I run the Philadelphia sports website SportsTalkPhilly.com. When not writing about sports, I am a member of the faculty at Cabrini University in Radnor, PA.
Phillies Use Crawford at Third Base at Triple-A
The Phillies are increasing their options by playing shortstop prospect J.P. Crawford at additional positions.
Phillies Will Promote Lively to Replace Herrera
The Phillies will replace outfielder Odubel Herrera on the roster with pitcher Ben Lively.
Phillies Could Place Odubel Herrera on the DL
The Phillies are considering a disabled list stint for outfielder Odubel Herrera
Injury Bug Bites Phillies Again…and Again
The Phillies placed outfielder Daniel Nava on the disabled list and could potentially disable another.
Phillies Mailbag: Hoskins, Pitching, Nickname Jerseys
We are back again with a 97.3 ESPN Phillies mailbag. We take your questions each week and answer them on 973espn.com and discuss them on The Sports Bash with Mike Gill each Tuesday at 2:30. Send your questions to @FrankKlose on Twitter...
Phillies First Round Pick Haseley Promoted Again
When the Phillies drafted Adam Haseley, an outfielder out of Virginia, we knew that he could be moving through the Phillies system rather quickly. The first round pick (eighth overall) in the 2017 draft was always said to be advanced, having played three years of college ball...
Colorado Rockies Sign Ryan Howard
When the Braves released former Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard, many felt that it would be the end of Howard's career. However, at the time, Howard said he still wanted to keep playing baseball. Now, Howard finally has the opportunity...
Phillies Place Velasquez on the Disabled List
Once again, the Phillies will be without starting pitcher Vince Velasquez. The right-hander departed Friday night's game after just one inning with what he called numbness in his middle finger. With what looked like a bruise on that finger - without a real explanation given - …
Coming Soon: Rhys Hoskins, Phillies Left-Fielder?
Lehigh Valley IronPigs first baseman Rhys Hoskins set the IronPigs' new home run record over the weekend, belting his 27th home run of the season. That bests the mark set by Andy Tracy in 2009. Unlike Tracy, who had brief call-ups with the Phillies in 2008 and 2009 and serves as Assistant Minor Le…
Report: Phillies to Place Aaron Altherr Back Onto the Disabled List
During the Phillies 4-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night, Phillies right fielder Aaron Altherr broke out of a slump by going 2 -4. Altherr returned a couple weeks ago from the 10-day disabled list, which was due to a strained hamstring...