Monthly Archives: July 2015

Clearwater Threshers Dylan Cozens Hits For a Two Game Cycle In His Return To The Lineup

Never ending rain in the Clearwater area this weekend might be about the only way to cool off the hot bat of the Threshers Dylan Cozens. He has been on fire in his two games back with the Threshers. In … Continue reading

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The GCL Phillies: Where The Phillies Stars Of Tomorrow, Such As Falter, Kiest, Randolph, Arauz, and Luis, Play Today

The GCL Phillies have the second best record in all of rookie baseball.  Going into today’s game the Phillies are 20-6 trailing the AZL Royals at 19-5 of the Arizona League.  They are tied for second in batting average and … Continue reading

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Aaron Nola Makes His Major League Debut Tonight At Citizen Bank Park.

It was almost 13 months ago when Baseball Betsy and traveled to Lakeland Fl. for a special game to watch the Clearwater Threshers battle the Lakeland Flying Tigers.  Aaron Nola was making his Florida State League debut after being drafted … Continue reading

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The Baseball Ross “Phillies Minor League Top Ten NOT On The Baseball America’s Top Ten List” Is Out!

An old hockey coach once said when watching a rookie camp workout and asked how he determines whether or not a player is going to make the NHL, “you know it when you see it”.  Of course today it is … Continue reading

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Rhys Hoskins and Alexis Rivero Show Major League Potential In Clearwater Threshers Win

I always go to a minor league game and ask the question, “does this guy have a major league bat or stuff?”  In last night’s game with Clearwater Threshers first baseman Rhys Hoskins in his five at bats and newly … Continue reading

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Phillies Middle Infield Prospect Jonathan Arauz Heats Up With the Bat In GCL Action

I am becoming more and more impressed with GCL Phillies’s left handed hitting middle infielder Jonathan Arauz. Baseball Betsy and I watched the 16-year old Panamanian go 2 for 5 with a RBI in the 3-1 GCL Phillies win Monday … Continue reading

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Reliever Edubray Ramos Gets The Call To Reading And He Is The Best Bullpen Prospect They Have

One of the pitchers I will remember from the 2015 Phillies minor league season will be watching Edubray Ramos pitch out of the pen.  He has been the best they have in the minor league system in a relief role … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects Felix Paulino and Cornelius Randolph Star in GCL Phillies Action

“Is that a young Pedro on the mound” or “that guy at the plate reminds me of a young Tony Gwynn”.  That’s part of the fun going to Gulf Coast League games.  Those of us who go to GCL games … Continue reading

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Lakewood’s Elniery Garcia Throws Two, Seven Inning Shutouts in Six Days

How about that 20-year old left-handed staring pitcher Elniery Garcia of the Lakewood BlueClaws.  Back to back seven inning shutout wins in six days over the farm teams of the Texas Rangers and Washington Nationals. Can’t do much better than … Continue reading

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Ours Friends, Phillies Minor League Pitchers Colin Kleven, Ranfi Casimiro and Elniery Garcia Came Up Big In Recent Games

It’s been a great seven days or so of Phillies minor league baseball for us.  The last Clearwater Threshers’ game I attended was a Florida State League, first half, northern division clincher last Wednesday at Bright House Field.  It ended … Continue reading

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