The signing is official (as in he signed the paper), but the team has yet to announce it or the amount. The source right now is a picture tweeted out by Crawford’s sister of him signing his contract. The tweet has since been taken down because the news has yet to be announced.
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Phillies Sign 1st Round Pick JP Crawford
When Ruiz, Utley return, Phillies hope they can provide enough offense against contenders to lift them into contention.
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Phillies Notebook: Phillies begin key stretch heading toward trade deadline
I was planning on releasing this list closer to the end of June but Brad mentioned it might be beneficial to do one ranking now and one in early August after the deadline when we have seen how the guys in Williamsport and the GCL fair. I have not included any player with major league service time in 2013 or any 2013 draftees (I will address them after this list).
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Midseason Top 20
Reinforcements could be on the way soon for the Phillies. Before Monday’s game at Citizens Bank Park against the Washington Nationals, Phillies general manger Ruben Amaro Jr. spoke optimistically about the progress of injured catcher Carlos Ruiz and second baseman Chase Utley.
It was a hot seat of sorts. As the Phillies took batting practice before the start of their three-game series against the Washington Nationals on Monday night, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. sat on the brown wooden planks inside the home dugout.
Turns out, adding a productive Ryan Howard to this Phillies lineup makes a heck of a difference. Though by the end of a 5-4 win over the Nationals, the spotlight was once again centered on Domonic Brown.
Last night was pretty fun. Dollar dog night led to a sellout crowd for an NL East match-up between the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals, both teams struggling to play up to expectations this season.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. – Despite a recent disagreement with the organization, former Phillies pitcher Mitch Williams says he plans to attend the 20th reunion honoring the 1993 Phillies.
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Mitch Williams will attend festivities honoring 1993 Phillies