Jonathan Mayo checks in on the Phillies’ Arizona Fall League participants, led by talented outfielder Cornelius Randolph.
Quietly, the Phillies are making progress in their managerial search.
The Phillies have a number of knotty decisions that must be unraveled this offseason. None is more vexing than what to do about Maikel Franco.
Glendale rode a strong start from Phillies No. 18 prospect Elniery Garcia to its fifth straight victory. Garcia, who took the Desert Dogs’ only loss on Opening Day, spun four shutout innings while allowing just one hit and one walk. He struck out five in the team’s 2-0 win.
The Phillies named Larry Bowa senior advisor to the general manager on Friday. He had spent the previous four seasons as the team’s bench coach and infield instructor.
I don’t understand why the Phillies aren’t going to spend money this offseason. What are they waiting for? — Milt K., Beloit, Wis.
The Phillies plan to interview Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway as part of their managerial search.
The Phillies have stepped up their managerial search.
The Phillies have spent the past two offseasons finding rentals to plug holes on their 25-man roster. They wanted them for stability. But they also hoped to flip them to contenders in July. This offseason could be different.
Phillies president Andy MacPhail believes the farm system has an abundance of talent, allowing the team several options this offseason.
The Phillies had one of the best farm systems in baseball this season because they had some of the best prospects in baseball. Rhys Hoskins and JoJo Romero are just two of them.