Phillies’ Odubel Herrera does some between-the-ears work and it shows originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com CLEARWATER, Fla. Despite having just 12 plate appearances coming into Sunday’s Grapefruit League game against the Baltimore Orioles, Odubel Herrera sure looked locked-in. He singled, doubled and homered on his way to a four-RBI day in the Phillies’ 11-4 win.
Posted: March 24, 2019, 10:26 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. – Even after backing off a tentative plan of playing Rhys Hoskins on Sunday, the Phillies remain optimistic that he will be ready to play in Thursday’s season opener. “The game plan is for him to play [Monday] and be ready for opening day,” manager Gabe Kapler said. Hoskins, the team’s first baseman and cleanup hitter, has not played since last Sunday when he hurt his left shoulder taking an awkward swing.
Posted: March 24, 2019, 5:03 pm
Just ask Clayton Kershaw, Jason Heyward, Manny Machado, J.D. Martinez and David Price. “[Boras] knew from the beginning I didn’t want to be traded, and I didn’t want the opt-out at all,” Harper said. Machado, who held the record for the largest free agent contract for a little over a week, has an out after five years so that he can still hit the market again at age 31.
Posted: March 23, 2019, 8:03 pm