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Camp Recap, March 24th: Viars’ Late Grand Slam Seals Victory

March 24, 2023

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Jordan Viars hit a towering grand slam in the eighth inning to help the Phillies minor leaguers take down the Yankees 7-2 at the Carpenter Complex on Friday afternoon. Philadelphia’s minor league camp faces the Blue Jays on Saturday morning. Pitching was strong at the start for

The Road to The Show™: Phillies righty Abel

No. 54 overall prospect holding up his end of winning combo
November 29, 2022

Each week, profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at second-ranked Phillies prospect Mick Abel. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. Coming into the season, Mick Abel seemed to be

Abel Garners EL Pitcher of the Week

September 5, 2022

Right-handed starter and Phillies #2 prospect Mick Abel received the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week award for his performance against Hartford. Abel threw five shutout innings to start Sunday’s ballgame quieting the Double-A Rockies affiliate. He shutout the Yard Goats, only allowing just one hit and three walks. Abel

Fightins Hold on to Win in Abel's Debut

August 20, 2022

BOX SCORE | POR 3, REA 4 The Reading Fightin Phils scored four runs in the bottom of the second inning off to back-to-back homers and it ended up being all they needed. They weathered the Portland Sea Dogs’ (Red Sox) comeback efforts throughout the game and picked up a

The Difference a Year Makes: Being Drafted in 2020 

A Feature on Phillies' First-Round Draft Pick Mick Abel
July 17, 2021

2020 was an unprecedented year for all of us, but for Phillies’ first-round draft pick Mick Abel, it was extraordinary. The Portland, Oregon, native was anticipating his senior baseball season with Jesuit High School (Oregon). The team had won the 6A state championship the year before, and the Crusaders were

Scouting report: Phillies' Mick Abel

Right-hander poised to power his way through system
June 1, 2021's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at top-ranked Phillies prospect Mick Abel. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

State of the System: Philadelphia Phillies

Club bullish on pitching talent beyond top prospect Howard
November 11, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. There are things to like about where