Monthly Archives: April 2012

The IronPigs and R-Phillies Both Get Off To Quick Starts. Here’s Why!

It’s a long night when the Phillies play on the west coast but Baseball Betsy and I made it to the last pitch early this morning for the 5-2 Phillies win.  Earlier before the Phillies-Giants game  we traveled across the … Continue reading

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Is Julio Rodriguez a Phillies Major League Pitching Prospect?

We had a choice to make Saturday night to either watch Clearwater’s starter Austin Wright pitch live against the Lakeland Flying Tigers or watch starter Julio Rodriguez pitch on MiLB-TV in a Reading game against the Harrisburg Senators.  We chose … Continue reading

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Jesse Biddle Needs To Improve His Fastball Command

Last night the Phillies top 2010 draft pick Jesse Biddle made his second start in the Florida State League for Clearwater against the Lakeland Flying Tigers.  This time it was at home for the Threshers but it went much like … Continue reading

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Trevor May Both Lucky and Good In Winning His Second Start of the Season

Baseball Betsy and I decided to focus on the Reading-Harrisburg game last night.  With Joe Blanton on the mound and Freddy Galvis vacuuming up around second base it was no need to watch the Phillies.  A win was almost certain.  … Continue reading

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Time to Check out The Phillies Extended Spring Training Teams

This has been the first week of  extended spring training games.  So I decided it was time to check out the bottom rungs of the Phillies farm system to see how they are progressing.  Basically its the future Williamsport Crosscutters … Continue reading

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Adam Morgan OF “The Southpaws Three” Has A Strong Outing

It was a beautiful day for baseball in Clearwater. Maybe that was the reason the Threshers and the Tampa Yankees went 12 innings before the Yanks finally pulled out a 2-1 win Wednesday afternoon.  The real early story line of … Continue reading

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Three Future Phillies Left handed Starters Dominate the Clearwater Thresher’s Staff

Baseball Betsy and I just finished watching Austin Wright make his 2012 debut with the Clearwater Threshers.  I liked what I saw.  Another power left handed pitcher who keeps the ball on the ground and strikes out more batters than … Continue reading

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