Author: Gabe Colpetzer

Should Andrew Painter Get Tommy John Surgery?

Coming into Spring Training, optimism was incredibly high in the Philadelphia Phillies camp in Clearwater, Florida. The team had just come off an unexpected trip to the World Series. They signed arguably the best shortstop in the game in Trea Turner over the winter and boasted the top pitching prospect in all of baseball. Andrew […]

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The Evolution Of Alec Bohm

Alec Bohm entered spring training this year with a roster spot already locked up. However, it wasn’t like that just one short year ago. In 2022, the Phillies entered camp with a roster battle at shortstop and third base. In his offseason press conference following another season without playoff baseball in 2021, Dave Dombrowski told […]

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The Big Three: Andrew Painter, Griff McGarry, and Mick Abel

In October of 2019, the Philadelphia Phillies hired Brian Barber as their new Director of Amateur Scouting, moving on from Johnny Almaraz, who had been with the team since 2014 and was in charge of five drafts. Brian Barber brought a lofty legacy with him to Philadelphia, one which involves him being an influential voice […]

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