Monthly Archives: May 2012

Clearwater’s Third Baseman Cody Asche Needs To Be Moved Up To AA, ASAP!

The Phillies minor league player development brass was well represented in Section 111 behind home plate last night at Bright House.  They have to have seen what I have seen this season that Cody Asche is ready to be moved … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Signals that One-Third Of The Games Are In The Books

The baseball season is moving quickly.  Memorial Day weekend is considered to be the one third mark in the season. .  We spent a lot of time watching our favorite sport and our favorite organization this weekend.  In a way … Continue reading

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Gillies and James: Can A Team Have Too Much Speed In The Outfield At One Time?

I just finished watching the replay on Milb-TV of the fourth inning collision of Tyson Gillies and Jiwan James in right center field Saturday night in Harrisburg.  Each of them were running at full speed trying to run down the … Continue reading

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Thinking About the 2013 Phillies Over My Morning Cup of Coffee

Several things caught my attention this morning over my morning cup of coffee:  the recent hitting of Tyson Gillies,  Chase Utley “tracking” fly balls in left field during BP in St. Louis,  the all star caliber play of Freddy Galvis … Continue reading

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My Favorite Batting Average Is The One With “Runners In Scoring Position”

Recently much has been made of the fact that the Phillies were not hitting with runners in scoring position.  Lots of base runners but no clutch hits with runners in scoring position.  It’s hard to win games without getting base … Continue reading

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IronPigs Winning With Phillies Signed and Developed Players

What was unusual in tonight’s Lehigh Valley win of a suspended rain postponed game was not so much that it was originally started back on May 4th in Allentown and completed in Charlotte, North Carolina or Pat Misch will be … Continue reading

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Carlos Tocci: The Best 16 Year Old Phillie I Have Ever Seen

We wanted to see what was going on in extended spring training this afternoon at the Carpenter Complex.   The Yankee Extenders were in town to battle Andy Tracy’s future Williamsport Crosscutters on Ashburn Field.  I was going to watch a … Continue reading

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