Monthly Archives: April 2012

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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Four Phillies Minor League Starters Who Might Be Better Than the “Baby Aces”

The Phillies seems to have a tradition of naming young minor league starting foursomes.  Back in the mid 90’s they had the “young guns”.  They were four highly touted pitchers who were going to lead them to the promised land. … Continue reading

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It’s Best To Be At The Game To Follow Some Of The Phillies Prospects

The most difficult team to follow in the Phillies system are the Clearwater Threshers.  Heck even the Threshers opening day roster appeared on the minor league internet web site just the night before the first game.  This was well after … Continue reading

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Who Is The Phillies Centerfielder OF The Future?

Just who is going to be the Phillies center fielder of the future?  That’s the really big question.   With the need to give Cole Hamels a new contract for next season  and the market set for pitching by the … Continue reading

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Phillies Pitching and Defense Win Games To Start the Season

Baseball Betsy and I journeyed a few miles up the road to Dunedin for the Clearwater Thresher’s 2012 Florida State League lid lifter.   However we spent most of the night at the game following Milb on our cellphones.  Our attention … Continue reading

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Finally Phillies Spring Training is Over So Who Looks To Have Breakout Seasons

Tuesday night finally saw the end of Spring Training 2012.  The  Phillies looked like they are ready to start the season after dispatching the Pirates at Citizen Bank Park.  It looks like Joe Savery made the opening day 25 man … Continue reading

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