Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Two Most Unsung Players In The Phillies Organization Are Willians Astudillo and Carlos Alonso

Baseball Betsy and I thought about driving down to Bradenton to watch young pitcher Zach Eflin make his Phillies debut but as it turned out wisely instead we stayed back in Clearwater.  The major league team has become very difficult … Continue reading

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Another Day, More Intrasquad Games At The Phillies Minor League Camp

Spring training is starting to wind down for the Phillies in Clearwater.  The major league team looks to struggle again this season.  The only excitement has been when minor league     prospects Severino Gonzalez and Aaron Nola started for … Continue reading

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It Was The Willians Astudillo Show In Saturday Morning Phillies Minor League Spring Training Baseball

Up early for Saturday morning baseball Baseball Betsy and I made a quick couple mile trip over to the Blue Jays complex to see Phillies minor league baseball.  The sky was blue and the temperatures were in the 60’s. It … Continue reading

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An Important Phillies Minor League Camp Day

Yesterday was a camp day for the Phillies minor league squads.  That means afternoon intra-squad games.  These games give Player Development Director, Joe Jordan and his assistant Steve Noworyta a good look from the observation deck at the Carpenter Complex … Continue reading

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The Phillies Aaron Harang and Elniery Garcia: The Present And Future Of Starting Pitching

Yesterday was interesting at the Phillies Carpenter Complex from a starting pitching perspective. Warming up side by side to start the two A-ball level games against the Pirates in the bullpen between Schmidt and Ashburn Fields was  a young, 20- … Continue reading

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Phillies Pitching Prospect Franklyn Kilome Hits 97 On the Radar Gun According To Baseball America

At the end of last season, Baseball America named Franklyn Kilome as No. 10 prospect in the Phillies organization.  He pitched well in the Gulf Coast League and Fall Instructs considering he had not pitched in the Dominican Summer League. … Continue reading

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Fighting For A Job, The Phillies Chase Harris Is Having A Strong Minor League Camp

Every spring training several players  stand out who were not on anyone’s radar when spring training started.  After week one Chase Harris fits that description.  A fourth outfielder last year for Williamsport he hit .200 in 75 at bats and … Continue reading

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Phillies Minor League Weekend Report

We got to the Carpenter Complex in time to watch Chad Billingsley coming back from two elbow surgeries to make his 2015 debut on the mound.  He went an inning with a strikeout but gave up two line drive hits … Continue reading

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Zach Green And The Phillies No. 2 Work Group Are Ones To Watch In Minor League Spring Training

By far the most interesting Work Group of the four in the Phillies minor league camp is No. 2 as they have been designated.  On the schedule that is the high A team which would be the likely squad of … Continue reading

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Breaking Out With Phillies Outfield Prospect Aaron Brown

MLB Pipeline recently called Aaron Brown one of two leading breakout candidates for the 2015 Phillies minor league season. See HERE.   He might have already broken out after quickly showing us his arm, glove, bat and legs in a … Continue reading

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