The Phillies will be out of Florida by Sunday night, as camp is winding to it's conclusion. By Tuesday night exhibition ball will be done, and we'll be talking about real games. It's exciting, but it's also a very competitive time of year, as players compete to make rosters in every system in the league.
Last night, the Phils played the Yankees and scored 9 runs. They lost though. Juan Pierre was thrown out stealing for the fourth time, adding to my concerns. He did have four hits though, which helps. Victorino, Pence, and Ruiz also had multi-hit games. The pitching just stunk. Here's the box score.
The Phillies signed 27 year old utility man Andres Blanco, formerly a National. He's headed to minor league camp.
Now, the 25 man, and the 40 man predictions: