11/27/22 : Winter League Update
Focused on current and former Phillies as well as players with local ties to the Philadelphia area.
Australian Baseball League :
Adelaide, which has seven current Phillies and three former ones on the roster swept Melbourne in their four game series this week.
LHP Jordan Fowler pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings in Saturday’s 3-2 win ( 5 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s - 51 pitches - 36 strikes ) and former Phillies LHP Josh Tols went two shutout frames ( 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s ) to earn the win.
In Sunday’s action catcher Anthony Quirion had two hits including a home run in the 4-0 win. He’s hitting .317 ( 13 for 41 ) in the first 12 games of the year. West Chester University graduate Nick Ward had two doubles and two home runs in the series and drove in six runs. He’s went 17 for 44 ( .386 ) in the first 12 games with 5 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs and 7 RBIs - also has 7 walks out of the leadoff spot - .491 OBP - he’s a free agent - just sayin 🧐.
Venezuela Winter League :
RHP Carlos Betancourt pitched 1 2/3 scoreless frames on 11/26 for Aguilas del Zulia ( 0 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s - 38 pitches - 21 strikes )
Anthony Quirion - file photo - Mark Wylie