San Diego high school outfielder Mickey Moniak was taken first overall by the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday as the 2016 First-Year Player Draft got started. The La Costa Canyon High School star became the first prep outfielder taken with the 1/1 pick since Delmon Young in 2003.
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The Philadelphia Phillies are the latest MLB club to strike a lucrative TV rights deal, agreeing with Comcast SportsNet on a 25-year, $2.5 billion pact as reported by the Philadelphia Daily News on Friday. Whereas the ballclub has been receiving $35MM annually under its existing TV contract, the Phillies stand to bring in an average of […]
2B Chase Utley is enjoying a bounce back year after three injury-plagued seasons and the Philadelphia Phillies have extended his contract for two years at somewhere in the $25-$30M range. The five-time All-Star was in the last year of a 7yr/$85M contract. Utley was part of the rock-solid foundation of the World Series-winning 2008 Phillies, […]
Tuesday was another busy day as the final week before the 2012 Non-Waiver Trade Deadline began. The Braves continued to wait on a Ryan Dempster trade that was being held up by Dempster’s approval as part of his 10-and-5 rights. Dempster reportedly wanted to be traded to the Dodgers, but LA made another move, acquiring […]
The Philadelphia Philles moved to improve their offense Friday by acquiring Astros OF Hunter Pence for two minor leaguers and two PTBNLs. Pence will move into the right field position for the Phils as they try to maintain their status atop the National League. Pence is under club control through the 2013 season and has […]