Monthly Archives: June 2013

Phillies Prospects Carlos Alonso and Feliberto Sanchez Made Yesterday Special

I like to hang out on the backfields of Phillies baseball.   You never know what you might see.   Yesterday was one of those days.  The fields were Brighthouse where the Clearwater Threshers play and Willie Stargell at Pirate … Continue reading

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Cord Sandberg Is Showing Why He Was A Top Phillies Draft Pick

Yesterday was the Cord Sandberg show in the GCL Phillies 9-5 loss to the GCL Yankee1 yesterday.  He played like a man among kids in the game on Carlton Field at the Carpenter Complex .  He went 3 for 3 … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects Carlos Alonso and Kelly Dugan Playing Perfect Baseball With No Errors Yet

Baseball is a sport that is set up to fail.  Perfection is so rare in any facet of the game.  Oh yes, I did watch on TV back in the day Don Larsen, Jim Bunning and Roy Halladay pitch perfect … Continue reading

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For The Phillies, Tomorrow Is Getting Closer With Minor League Stars Jesse Biddle and Maikel Franco

It has always been said that minor league baseball is where “the stars of tomorrow, play today”.   With the 2013 minor league season at the half way point, this year has been especially exciting for us who watch top … Continue reading

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An All-Star Player and an All-Star Person: The Clearwater Threshers Carlos Alonso

Over the last week I have read about a couple of Phillies minor league players who conducted themselves with less than class acts.  One during a walk off home run  and another player with the Phillies at the time in … Continue reading

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Hoby Milner and Maikel Franco Put On A Show For Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr.

Clearwater Threshers starting pitcher Hoby Milner and third baseman Maikel Franco have been putting on a show of us to see all season.  Last night in an almost perfectly played game they put on a show for Phillies General Manager … Continue reading

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Prospect Aaron Altherr Is Becoming The Answer To The Phillies Need For A Right-handed hitter In The Outfield?

Over the last three days we have watched Clearwater Threshers outfielder Aaron Altherr go deep twice.  On Sunday he broke open a scoreless seven inning game with a two run home run in the bottom of the sixth for the … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospect Kelly Dugan Homers In His 1000th Minor League At Bat

It’s a long winding trail to the major leagues.  Though no exact formula exists to determine how many at bats a player needs to make it to the major leagues, Kelly Dugan finally reached the 1000th minor league at bat … Continue reading

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Phillies Pitching Prospect Severino Gonzalez Is A Right-handed Version Of Jesse Biddle

Don’t know if I have ever attended a Sunday morning professional baseball game before  but we were up early yesterday to get to Brighthouse by 11:00 a.m. to watch the Threshers battle the Dunedin Blue Jays in a make-up game … Continue reading

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Hoby Milner Is Challenging Jesse Biddle As The Phillies Top Left handed Starting Pitching Prospect

It’s a debatable question.  Just which pitcher is the top left-handed pitching prospect in the Phillies system.  Whomever it is might be also could be the best pitcher in the Phillies minor league system since both Jonathan Pettibone and Tyler … Continue reading

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