In one of our biggest celebrations of the Philadelphia Phillies, every week the members of The Good Phight will be issuing one of baseball’s greatest achievements to date: The Good Phil of the Week Award. One MLB player and one MiLB player will receive the award each week and will be able to boast to their teammates that they are, in fact, a Good Phil.
Major League Good Phil of the Week: Roman Quinn
Friday’s weird 15-inning loss had a lot of weird story lines. The dominant story line has been starter-turned-reliever-then turned-starter-again Vince Velazquez, who came in as a pinch runner and remained in the game as the left fielder.
The other weird story line was outfielder-turned-pitcher Roman Quinn, who took the mound for the third time in his MLB career and second time this season. In 2.0 innings, Roman gave up one earned run on three hits and three walks. He was helped out by the, dare I say gold-glove, defense behind him that saved at least one more run from scoring.
In addition to the bizarre Friday night shenanigans, Roman had a really good week at the plate as well. He collected two home runs and three RBIs this week, along with three stolen bases. His three-hit game on Friday tied a career-high.
Other Good Phils Reveiving Votes:
J.T. Realmuto (2), Aaron Nola, Vince Velazquez, Jason Vargas, Nick Pivetta, Adam Haseley
Minor League Good Phil of the Week: Adonis Medina
Considered by some to be the organization’s top pitching prospect after Sixto Sanchez was traded this winter, Medina’s struggles (paired with Spencer Howard’s emergence) have dominated the discussion around his 2019 campaign. After giving up a collective 12 earned runs over his last two starts, Medina bounced back on Sunday and delivered a quality start. Over six innings pitched he allowed two hits and gave up just one earned run—a first-pitch home run in the fifth inning. He struck out a season-high eight and retired nine of the last ten batters he faced.
Other Minor League Good Phils Receiving Votes:
Spencer Howard, Alec Bohm, Mickey Moniak
Bryce Harper: 5/27-6/2, 7/15/7/21
Jay Bruce: 6/3-6/9, 7/1-7/7
Scott Kingery: 6/10-6/16
Chase Utley: 6/17-6/23
Aaron Nola: 6/24-6/30, 7/1-7/7
Maikel Franco: 7/8-7/14
J.T. Realmuto: 7/22-7/28
Roman Quinn: 7/29-8/4
Adam Haseley: 5/27-6/2
Kyle Glogoski: 6/3-6/9, 6/17-6/23
Damon Jones: 6/10-6/16
Alec Bohm: 6/17-6/23, 6/24-6/30, 7/1-7/7
Bryson Stott: 7/8-7/14
Spencer Howard: 7/15/7/21, 7/22-7/28
Adonis Medina: 7/29-8/4