The climb up the ladder positioned against a gate outside the Phillies' ballpark nearly 450 yards away from home plate comes with more than a distant view of baseball. It also comes with a major mandate: ''You're in charge of the air horn,'' said Phillies fan Brett MacMinn. Who knew the block party of the summer would be thrown at Phillies games, where baseball's gatekeepers locked out fans but can't silence the die-hards who packed their vuvuzelas, air horns and homemade banners and stirred up the staid atmosphere inside Citizens Bank Park?
The Philadelphia Phillies have designated Nick Williams for assignment, it was announced today. Williams was originally a member of the Texas Rangers’ organization, having been drafted in 2nd round of the 2012 draft by the Rangers, and was sent to the Phillies in July, 2015, as part of the Cole Hamels deal. Williams, who turns 27 in September, has always been seen as having transcendent bat-to-ball skills, but paired that with terrible strike zone judgment and a very poor approach.
Baltimore Orioles Record: 7-7 Manager: Brandon Hyde The last time they met The 2018 Phillies had some problems, but beating the Orioles was not one of them. They played a four-game home-and-home series, and the Phillies came out ahead in all four games. The constant Despite a strong effort to define value in a single statistic, measuring a baseball player’s value remains a very subjective exercise.