Mark Appel

Phillies Mailbag: Ken Giles Trade, All-Stars, Aaron Nola
We are back with a Phillies mailbag on 97.3 ESPN.  We are on a little later today, at 5:30 p.m. as we are accommodating another guest, but we will be on the Sports Bash with Mike Gill and Pete Thompson so please tune in!
Knowing what you know now, would you make the Ken Giles trade over again wi…
Phillies Name Zach Eflin Tuesday’s Starter
The Phillies are in much better a situation in their starting rotation than they were a year ago.  Four starts in, veteran Charlie Morton was lost for the season.   Adam Morgan had to enter the starting rotation.  Next on the list was Zach Eflin...
Phillies Starter Clay Buchholz Has Flexor Tendon Tear
The Phillies added veteran starting pitcher Clay Buchholz as depth, so that the young Phillies rotation could grow and protect the Phillies against an injury.  However, the first injury came to Buchholz himself.  After a series of tests, the Phillies announced that Buchholz has a flex…
Phillies Send Thompson, Goeddel to Minors
As the Phillies wind down 2017 Grapefruit League action, the club made a few moves on Friday.   Two players that made substantial contributions to the 2016 Phillies big league roster will head to the minor leagues.  The Phillies announced that outfielder Tyler Goeddel and pitcher…
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…
Phillies Rumors: Texas Rangers Want Vince Velasquez
The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is one week from today, and teams are actively making deals.   Word broke this afternoon that the Cubs were close to acquiring relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees.  Looking for upgrades is the Texas Rangers, with whom the Phi…
Phillies Place Mark Appel on DL; Ben Lively Moves to AAA
The Phillies lost yet another pitching prospect to the disabled list on Friday in the midst of a flurry of moves reported by long-time Phillies employee Larry Shenk.
The Phillies had plenty of depth at AAA but it took yet another hit.
Starting pitcher Mark Appel, who opened 2016 at AAA Lehigh Valley v…

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