Hope you all survived the blistering snowstorm here. I know I had my milk, bread and eggs ready to go. Now that the horror is over, we can continue to countdown to spring training.
- The team signed former Yankee (and Joe Girardi’s best friend) Ronald Torreyes to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training. I think we just found the leader in the clubhouse for the 26th roster spot.
- One of the new coaches hired by the Phillies is a local product.
- More and more relievers that might have helped the Phillies are being signed elsewhere.
- Eno Sarris at The Athletic ($) looks at several bounce back candidates for 2020, including one from the former Phillies.
- Well, well, well. Someone has a rather optimistic point of view of the Phillies.
Our 2020 resolution is making perfect power rankings.— MLB (@MLB) January 8, 2020
How'd we do? https://t.co/16yohTH2xV pic.twitter.com/ebOj6yHYZR
- There were some signings yesterday. Robinson Chirinos is now on the Rangers, Jimmy Nelson got an incentive laden deal with the Dodgers, who also signed former Phillie Edubray Ramos.
- Corey Dickerson is officially a Marlin.
- Jason Castro is officially an Angel.
- You like ranking things, I like ranking things. Here, someone ranked the suitors remaining for Josh Donaldson.