Monthly Archives: May 2013

Phillies Pitching Prospect Hoby Milner Is My May Pitcher Of The Month

Last night against the Brevard County Manatees,  the Clearwater Threshers ace left-hander Hoby Milner retired the first 13 batters he faced.   A long ball in the top of the fifth with one out broke up Hoby’ s attempt at … Continue reading

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Zambrano Pitched Well But Severino Gonzalez Was Outstanding For The Clearwater Threshers

I have watched Carlos Zambrano pitch twice in the last week in his efforts to get back into major league baseball.  Last Thursday he pitched against the Pirates extended spring team and Tuesday night against the Brevard County Manatees, the … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospect Faces The Heart Of The Yankee’s Major League Roster Rehabbing In Extended Spring Training

You never know who you will see in extended spring training games.  Baseball Betsey and I were up early this Memorial Day morning to catch the Phillies extended spring training games at the Carpenter Complex fields.  Actually, we were there … Continue reading

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This Memorial Day Weekend Has Different Meanings for Phillies Prospects Logan Moore, Cameron Perkins and Feliberto Sanchez

The Memorial Day weekend is generally considered the one-third mark in the minor league season.  For some players down here in Florida such as Clearwater Threshers catcher Logan Moore and outfielder Cameron Perkins it has been breakout seasons so far. … Continue reading

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Phillies Former No. 1 Draft Picks Jesse Biddle and Shane Watson Pitch Shutout Baseball

“Pitching wins World Championships”.   That is a statement made by many baseball people in the industry.   Last night former Phillies first round draft picks Jesse Biddle (2010) pitched 7.2 innings of shutout three hit ball for Reading and … Continue reading

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Count Logan Moore In As A Phillies Catcher of the Future Top Prospect

It was a warm Sunday afternoon at Brighthouse Field.  It was a Sunday afternoon that you seek out the seats under the shade of the overhang and sit back for a nice afternoon of Florida State League baseball.   Especially … Continue reading

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I Like How They Play The Game: Phillies Prospects Franco, Alonso and Logan

I always like to blog about what I see.  And last night I saw the game played the way it should.  The problem was I had just hours before blogged about the three guys that stood out in different ways … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects Logan Moore, Maikel Franco and Carlos Alonso Having Breakout Seasons In The Field

Ever since Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said that pitching and defense wins World Championships,  I began paying extra attention to fielding stats in addition to the always important pitching numbers.  The Baseball Reference website is a great resource … Continue reading

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Cameron Perkins Is The Surprise Position Player In the Phillies System With One-Quarter of the Minor League Season In the Books

For the month of May, Cameron Perkins has been the hottest hitter in the minor leagues.  So far this month he is hitting .419 going 18 for 46 with six doubles, a triple and a home run for the Clearwater … Continue reading

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How To Go 8-2 Over The Last Ten Games: The Threshers’ Alonso, Altherr, Perkins, Milner and Garcia Show How

Back ten games ago, the Clearwater Threshers were three games under .500.  They were a good club but seemingly not going any where in the Northern Division of the Florida State League.  Over the last ten games through Sunday, the … Continue reading

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