Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Potential For A Great Keystone Combination: The Phillies No. 1 Draft Pick J.P.Crawford at Short and Carlos Alonso At Second

No. Baseball Betsy and I did not watch which could be one of the best keystone combination not in major league baseball together in the same game but we came about as close to it as possible yesterday in a … Continue reading

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Which Phillies Game Would You Have Watched Last Night? The Big League Or The GCL Game?

Now that the Reading team is no longer known as the Phillies only two teams in professional baseball remain known as the Phillies.  The major league team and the Gulf Coast League Phillies. The top and the bottom of the … Continue reading

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A Breakout Week For Phillies Gulf Coast League Prospects Ricky Bielski and Wilmer Oberto

Perhaps it is a bit of an overstatement that two players on the Phillies Gulf Coast League team, pitcher Ricky Bielski and first baseman Wilmer Oberto, are in the midst of breakout seasons but it sure looks that way after … Continue reading

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Time For The Phillies Top Relief Prospect Ken Giles To Move On Up

If the Phillies are to get above .500 in the National League standings they will need a power pitcher to come out of the pen in the eight inning and dominate in a set up role.  On Monday night I … Continue reading

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The Phillies need relief pitchers Like Ken Giles Needs To Come Through Out of the Pen

Yesterday was another one of those days when the Phillies organization struggled with  relief pitchers out of the bullpen.   An amazing three blown save opportunities caused defeats for Lehigh Valley and Clearwater.  Another blown save cost Jesse Biddle a … Continue reading

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The Next Two Months Are Very Important For Phillies Prospects Cameron Perkins, Kelly Dugan and Tommy Joseph

With about 60 games left in the 2013 minor league season,  the challenge for all the minor league guys will be to “finish strong”.  The future of most of them will be determined by how they do over the final … Continue reading

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Does Carlos Alonso Have a Future Role As A Phillies Major League Utility Infielder?

It’s been three good games of note recently for the best Phillies minor league player most fans have never heard of in Carlos Alonso.   He is the Clearwater Threshers second baseman or is it now third baseman? In his … Continue reading

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