Monthly Archives: November 2012

The 2012 Baseball Season Finally Ends For Top Phillies Prospects Ruf and Asche

It seems like only yesterday that Baseball Betsy and I were at the Carpenter Complex to watch the start of the Phillies minor league camp.  But it was early March and the 2012 baseball season was just underway.  For most … Continue reading

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Phillies Shortstop Prospect Edgar Duran Is Having A Breakout Season

The Phillies are loaded with shortstop prospects from Freddy Galvis on the 40 man roster to the New York/Penn League All Star Roman Quinn who broke Williamsport’s records for triples and runs scored this season.  But another shortstop who played … Continue reading

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The Phillies Third baseman of the Future Cody Asche Is Zeroing In On A 200 Hit Season

A 200 hit season is something all professional baseball players at any level aspire to when the season starts but few ever achieve.  Derek Jeter did it this season for the eight time to tie Lou Gerhig’s record as a … Continue reading

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For the Phillies Super Sub Tim Kennelly, The Baseball Season Never Ends

It’s hard to believe Tim Kennelly has never been on a 40 man major league roster.  He has been in the Phillies system since Aug. of 2003.  He has played every position except shortstop.   He has played on the world … Continue reading

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Cody “smache” Asche Keeps Coming Up Big In The Desert

“Singles on a line drive to center field”;  “doubles on a sharp ground ball to right”; doubles on a line drive to right”.  Not bad in three straight at bats for Cody Asche in the Arizona Fall League yesterday.  He … Continue reading

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Saturday night showed Ruf, Galvis, And Asche Are Ready For The Phillies 25 Man Roster

Watching Cody Asche make two strong plays at third base tonight in the Rising Stars game on the MLB network provided a brief glimpse of his ability to handle the hot corner defensively.  He made a nice stop on a … Continue reading

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Asche, Galvis, Ruf, and Kennelly Continue To Impress In Phillies Fall Ball Action

One month down in winter/fall ball action or if you play in Australia the baseball season and summer are just beginning.    So we will take a quick look shortly at what is going on for Phillies prospects in the off … Continue reading

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