CLEARWATER, Fla. – During the final five weeks of the 2016 season, many pitchers on the Phillies staff picked the brain of veteran catcher A.J. Ellis, who had come over from Los Angeles in the trade that sent Carlos Ruiz to the Dodgers. But left-hander Adam Morgan was especially interested in Ellis'
CLEARWATER, Fla. - The Phillies, as Pete Mackanin liked to describe it this past winter, were "last in the world" in almost every offense category. Improvement, even if it is incremental, is likely. The coaches will stress patience, ask that at-bats not be wasted, and hope for better luck.
Spring has finally sprung, at least in Florida, where the Yankees opened their Grapefruit League schedule Friday with a 9-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. Check out the sights from the Yankees' win in the photo gallery at the top of this story. Here