Monthly Archives: May 2014

Denton Keys, Herlis Rodriguez, Grenny Cumana, Trey Williams and Jan Hernandez Look To Form The Core Of The Phillies New York-Penn League Team

Only three more games and extended spring training will finally be over.  Though I must admit with all the ball players around it sure seemed like spring training was in full swing this morning at the Carpenter Complex.  While standing behind … Continue reading

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How Does A Weak Offensive Team Go 18-1 In One-Run Games? Have Shutdown Relief Pitchers Named Ken Giles and Tyler Knigge

The Reading Fightin Phils have scored 16  fewer runs than any other team in the Eastern League.  Yet, they are seven games over .500.  The reason?  They are 18-1 in one-run games this season.  They were 7-1 in April and … Continue reading

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The Three-Run Homer Is The Best Play in Baseball, Just Ask Ryan Howard, Art Charles and Cameron Perkins

Yesterday it was like old times for the Phillies organization.  The three-run homer made its debut as the weapon of choice in close and late games.  The Threshers Art Charles got the game into an extra inning win with one … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers Baseball Is a Lost Season But Help Might Still Be Found

I must admit I stayed for all 27 outs in last night’s 11-0 defeat of the Clearwater Threshers by the Ft. Myers Miracle, farm team of the Minnesota Twins.   No, I am not crazy I don’t think.  But I … Continue reading

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Andrew Pullin and Brock Stassi Use Long Balls To Power Up The Baseball Ross +/- List

The Phillies finally broke out of their hitting slump yesterday in the big 9-0 win over the Colorado Rockies.  In the 18 games before that they had been shut six times including Sunday’s no-hit game by the Dodgers Josh Beckett. … Continue reading

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The Phillies Being Creative In Trying To Solve Pitching Woes

After yesterday’s no-hit game by the Dodgers Josh Beckett, it would appear the Phillies need a lot of everything.  I still say they need more pitching in the organization first before they can ever hope to compete for the post … Continue reading

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Are Any Phillies Minor League Players on The Leader Boards?

In golf tournaments it’s called the leader board for the over/under par of the golfers as the tournament progresses by hole each day.  What about the minor league baseball?  Which Phillies minor league players are on the MiLB leader boards? … Continue reading

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