Tag: Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies get an unplanned reason to slow down top prospect Spencer Howard

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Phillies pitchers completed their fourth day of official bullpen sessions on Saturday, but one notable starter has yet to participate. Spencer Howard, the organization’s top pitching prospect, tweaked his right knee in a pre-camp workout last weekend, manager Joe Girardi revealed after Saturday’s workout. Howard had a precautionary MRI during the week and […]

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Phillies sign Francisco Liriano and Neil Walker to minor league deals

Robert Murray and MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reported earlier, respectively, that the Phillies signed pitcher Francisco Liriano and infielder Neil Walker to minor league contracts. If he makes the major league roster, Liriano will earn a salary of $1.5 million with an additional $1.25 million available through performance incentives. Walker’s contract information is not yet known. […]

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J.T. Realmuto will fight for future generations in salary arbitration case against Phillies

More than once last summer, J.T. Realmuto expressed his affection for Philadelphia and said he’d one day be up for signing a long-term contract extension with the Phillies. The specter of his upcoming salary arbitration hearing hasn’t changed his outlook. “Not at all,” he said before the 116th annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association banquet Monday […]

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