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Phillies Reinstate Knapp, Summon Arano
The Phillies announced a few more roster moves on Tuesday afternoon.  First, starter Zach Eflin was placed on the 60-day disabled list, ending his season.  The move allowed the Phillies to promote pitcher Victor Arano.  Finally, catcher Andrew Knapp was activated f…
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 - …
Phillies Appear to Have Recalled Alfaro, Pinto
The Phillies wrapped up getting swept against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim last night and headed to Denver.  The Phillies struggled to keep Mike Trout and Albert Pujols along with others inside the ballpark.  As the team assembles in Denver to take on the Colorado Rocki…
Phillies News: Knapp is Backup Catcher, Quinn Optioned
The Phillies head into the 2017 season with Cameron Rupp as their starting catcher.   Heading to Triple-A Lehigh Valley is promising prospect Jorge Alfaro, where he will play every day.  The Phillies added Andrew Knapp to the 40-man roster this offseason and gave him Sp…
Phillies Have Four Prospects on Baseball America’s Top 100
When MLB Pipeline listed their top prospects, just three Phillies were listed, down from seven the year before.   Baseball America, a very respected organization on prospects, released their Top 100 prospect list last night.   In this rankings list, three Phillies were featured on the…
10 Phillies Head to the 2017 World Baseball Classic
The World Baseball Classic was instituted in 2005 to help make up for the lack of baseball competition in the Olympics.  Every three years, countries from around the world field a team to represent their home countries.  For many baseball players, this is their one opportunity to play for …
Phillies Sign Catcher Ryan Hanigan
The Phillies added more depth at the catching position on Wednesday afternoon.   With Cameron Rupp in the fold and youngsters Jorge Alfaro and Andrew Knapp possibly making the club, the Phillies already added veteran catcher Bryan Holaday to the mix for a potential…
Phillies Add 11 to Roster, Subtract 2
With a large number of prospects in the minor leagues gaining experience, the Phillies were forced to add a large number of them to their 40-man roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 draft.   The Phillies on Friday afternoon in advance of the deadline to do so prior to the Rule 5 draf…

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