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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…
Braves Release Former Phillies Star Ryan Howard
The Atlanta Braves signed former Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard just about a month ago.  The 37 year-old former Rookie of the Year, MVP, and World Champion played 11 games with the Braves, batting .184 with one home run and five runs batted in...
Is Tommy Joseph The Phillies 1st Baseman Of The Future?
Since joining the Phillies, Tommy Joseph has put up a .311 Batting Average coupled with 5 Home Runs in just 20 games.  He has earned more playing time and forced Ryan Howard into a bench role.  But for how long can Joseph sustain this level of offensive production...