The Phillies went through a huge change in their player development program over the offseason, stories about which we found there was a lot of discord in the organization prior to Dave Dombrowski making some changes. Here though, we get the sense that some of the players are seeing the benefits of these changes.
Last post before I bounce— Albertus Vaut Barber IV (@AlbertusIV) February 1, 2022
The new Phillies culture, coaches, workouts, modalities, additions to weight room, and everything is now by far, the best it has been.
Nothing but smiles, good culture, learning, and getting after it daily.
That dynasty run I talk about? It’s here.
It’s one thing to see a writer write about it, but when you see one of the players actually in the middle of it singing its praises, it is encouraging and makes one hopeful they have turned things around.
Time will tell if the changes show up on the field.
On to the links.
- Just when you thought NBC Sports was going to give you streaming options for the Phillies, nope, nope they aren’t.
- Hey, want some labor news? Sure you do. How about this depressing bit of news that shows spring training is in some trouble!
- With all of the talk getting younger players paid earlier, there is this issue that is looming over the talks like a sword.
needs contenthas begun their top 100 players countdown, starting at 100 and going to 51.
- In this mailbag on the Padres, there is a bit of cold water thrown on the idea of the team going after Nick Castellanos, but maybe after Seiya Suzuki.