Monthly Archives: July 2012

Just Who Are The GCL Phillies Carlos Tocci and Keivi Rojas?

Baseball Betsy and I have not been able to get to see the GCL Phillies play recently.  We have been busy traveling to see the Eastern League All Star game and a  regular season game in Reading and watching the … Continue reading

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Moving On Up, Clearwater’s Brody Colvin Gets the Call Up To AA Reading

It’s good news that Clearwater Thresher starter Brody Colvin got the call to Reading.  He is scheduled to make his first Eastern League start Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants farm team in Richmond Va.   Brody earned the promotion … Continue reading

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The Clearwater Threshers Adam Morgan Is A Younger Version Of The Phillies Cliff Lee

Last night two starting pitchers who are headed in the opposite directions, pitched.  One with the Phillies and the other with team’s farm team, the Clearwater Threshers.  Both are lefties with similar stuff.  They pound the strike zone, have low … Continue reading

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The Phillies Are Ready Down On The Farm With Lefty Starters Whether Hamels Leaves Or Not

FoxSports.com is reporting that Cole Hamels is still “mulling” the Phillies reported six year, $130 million offer.  They said he was “conflicted” about testing the free agent market.  I say if he is indeed conflicted and $130 million over six … Continue reading

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It’s That Hard To Believe that Four Threshers Starters Are The Top Four in Florida State League Strikeouts

As someone who has spent his adult life in politics we would always say “money is the mother’s milk of politics”.   What that means is you can accomplish very little without campaign funds to communicate your message to keep a … Continue reading

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Adam Morgan and Cameron Rupp vs. Trevor May and Sebastian Valle

I was able to make it over to Bright House on Wednesday afternoon to see the Thresher do battle with the Pittsburgh Pirates farmhands from Bradenton in Florida State League action.  I wanted to see Adam Morgan pitch.  Right now … Continue reading

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The Phillies Farmhands Need To Finish Strong In The Second Half Of The Season

Now the fun begins.  The minor league full season All Star games are over.  After this weekend a little over 40 games will remain on the minor league schedule.   How the young players finish in these final six weeks … Continue reading

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For Those Players Moving On Up In The Phillies System It Was A Good, Good Night Of Baseball

Baseball Betsy and I have watched mostly high A Clearwater Thresher games this season.  Thursday night we were in Reading to watch the Reading Phillies vs. the  Bowie Baysox game.  Get to Reading early and you can get a chance … Continue reading

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The Phillies Show It Takes “Three” Pitchers To Win a Game At Any Level

Three has always been an important number in baseball.  Ever since the days back in 1910 when the Cubs actually had a baseball dynasty centered around the three some Hall Of Fame double play combination of “Tinker to Evers to … Continue reading

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The Ninth Inning Has Become Tyler Time For The Overpowering Clearwater Threshers Pitching Staff

The ninth inning belongs to Tyler Knigge, the Clearwater Threshers’ big 6’4″ 215 lbs. who has become the team’s No. 1 closer.  Last night was no exception.  Knigge picked up his eight save of the season and added two more … Continue reading

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