Monthly Archives: March 2013

The AAA and AA Phillies Starting Staffs Takes Shape As The Minor League Camp Comes To An End

Baseball Betsy and I were up early on Saturday morning to watch the final workout Phillies  minor league camp before camp broke and three of the teams, Lehigh Valley, Reading and Lakewood headed for the Tampa airport and the Clearwater … Continue reading

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Group Four (Lakewood) Looked Strong Up The Middle With The Phillies Top Position Prospect In Roman Quinn

Tuesday was a cold blustery day at the Carpenter Complex but it was a good opportunity to see the Phillies low minor league A ball teams play in game situations.  I focused primarily on Schmidt Field where Group 4 was … Continue reading

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Look For A Lot Of Long Balls In Reading From the Phillies Cameron Rupp and Jim Murphy

Baseball Betsy and I were fortunate to watch a bunch of Clearwater Threshers game last year.  Two right handed power bats stood out in those games, catcher Cameron Rupp and first baseman/designated hitter Jim Murphy.  You see the ball does … Continue reading

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After Today’s AAA Game Halladay May Not Be Ready To Start The Season for the Phillies

Saturday morning at Ashburn Field Baseball Betsy and I were ready to sit back and watch Roy Halladay hopefully regain his magic on the mound after his battle with the flu and struggles in prior starts this spring.  Unfortunately he … Continue reading

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Jesse Biddle out pitches R.A. Dickey In a Four Inning Start in the AAA Game

It was like “Cy  Current” vs. “Cy Future”  this afternoon at Englebert Field in Dunedin in a AAA game with the Phillies and the Blue Jays.  Two, two run home runs, one by Cody Overbeck and the other by rehabbing … Continue reading

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Charles and Cozens Make You Pay Attention When They Bat In The Phillies Minor League Camp Games

When two games are going on at the same time you tend to focus on one game over the other.  With my friend Jim, we tried to pay more attention to the Group 3 game on Thursday.  These guys are … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects Charles and Cozens Put On A Power Show Against the Pirates In Minor League Spring Training Action

I have not seen the Phillies A teams play other than intrasquad games until Tuesday.  But it was well worth my wait as  Manager Mickey Morandini had an interesting lineup playing on Schmidt Field against the Pirates A ball farmhands.  … Continue reading

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