Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Phillies Prospect Zach Eflin Makes A Good First Impression in Live Batting Practice

Hard to believe that it is highly likely the Phillies will assign three former number one draft choices to the Reading’s starting rotation to start the season.  One fan at spring training told me he is only buying the minor … Continue reading

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It’s Always A Great Day At the Phillies Minor League Complex

Yesterday was another embarrassing day for the punchless  Phillies in Grapefruit League action at Bright House Field but it was another great day over at the minor league complex.  We were walking into the Carpenter Complex and several Phillies of … Continue reading

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Two, 20-Year Old Phillies Prospects Made Minor League Camp Interesting On Monday

While the Phillies in Grapefruit League action may be playing small ball giving away outs to move runners into scoring position by bunting to try to score runs, I watched one of the most impressive displays of long ball in … Continue reading

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The Boys Are Back* In Clearwater Looking For Some Wins As the Phillies Minor Leaguers Report For Spring Training

It’s been a long winter but now that March is here and the Carpenter Complex has been humming this weekend with the gathering of all the minor league players not in the major league camp.    Player have been reporting … Continue reading

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The Phillies Rebuild Begins With The Stunning Spring Training Debuts Of Elvis Araujo and Odubel Herrera

The old saying is ” you get only one chance to make a first impression”.  And wow!  Few   players have ever made better stunning debuts with a new organization than Elvis Araujo and Odubel Herrera have done with the … Continue reading

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Yankees Fans Had Fun Watching Young Yankees Prospects Play In Tuesday’s Game, The Phillies Fans Had Few New Prospects To Watch

What a start to the spring training series for the Phillies organization.  They get beat on Sunday by a D-2 college team on a grand slam and on Tuesday they open the Grapefruit League getting tied by the Yankees on … Continue reading

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The Phillies Lefty Reliever Elvis Araujo Might Be Someone Special

What can you say but it was exciting baseball.  It still took almost three hours to play even with a big clock in centerfield but anytime a Division two college team beats a bunch of pros makes for an exciting … Continue reading

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