Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Phillies Josh Tobias, Sixto Sanchez, Andrew Brown and Greg Pickett Standout in Instructs Game Against the Yankees

The Phillies Instructs were overwhelmed by the Yankees Instructs taking a 13-5 beating yesterday at Bright House Field.  Still, Phillies Josh Tobias, Sixto Sanchez, Andrew Brown and Greg Pickett stood out. Normally a second baseman Josh Tobias was playing third … Continue reading

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Phillies Instructs Games Begin And Cornelius Randolph Goes DEEP!

What a way to start Phillies Fall Instructs!  Cornelius Randolph lined a three-run homer on to the berm in right at Brighthouse after the first two batters in the first inning, center fielder Simon Muzziotti and right fielder Malvin Matos, both … Continue reading

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The Four “Under The Radar” Phillies Farmhands Who Stood Out In The Final Regular Season Game Of The Season

In my previous blog I wrote about the four, “crème de la crème”, prospects  who played the entire 2016 season in the Phillies minor leagues system. Including the playoffs, Dylan Cozens (41 homers, 128 RBIs) and Rhys Hoskins (39 homers, 118 … Continue reading

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Cozens, Hoskins and Lively Are The Phillies Minor League Players Of The Year, But Why Not Include Elniery Garcia Too?

Congratulations to Dylan Cozens, Rhys Hoskins and Ben Lively for receiving the Paul Owens Award as the best position players and pitcher in the Phillies organization.  They put up some of the best numbers of any player in  MLB minor … Continue reading

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Minor League Playoffs Are Over And The Phillies Teams go 6-11, Now On To AFL, Instruct and Winter Ball

“It’s always darkest before the dawn”.  For me that’s how I would sum up the Phillies minor league teams’ weak performances in the post season. The Phillies are the only MLB organization not to have won a minor league championship … Continue reading

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Tonight in Lakewood, Starts What Has Turned Out To Be A Best-OF-Three Sally League Finals And The BlueClaws Bullpen Will Play A Key Role

The Phillies Farm Director, Joe Jordan, has finally come around to winning matters in the minor league system.  Read HERE. Acccording to Matt Eddy of Baseball America on Twitter , The “Phillies are only org. in last 5 yrs to *not* … Continue reading

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Error Free Defense and Late Inning Relief Pitching Likely Will Determine Whether The BlueClaws Or The Braves Win The 2016 SAL Title.

“Too many errors cost Reading in loss to Trenton” tweeted Reading Eagle baseball beat writer, Mike Drago.  Tweets about the Lakewood BlueClaws Sally League final could have read, “Two Rome Braves errors led to four unearned runs to propel Lakewood … Continue reading

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Seranthony Dominguez Starts Tonight For Lakewood in Game Two Against The Rome Braves In The SAL Finals.

It was a very odd game as the Lakewood BlueClaws won Game One, 5-0, over the Rome Braves in the best-of-five South Atlantic League Championship Series. The first four of the five Lakewood run were unearned scoring on errors by … Continue reading

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It’s Up To The Lakewood BlueClaws To Carry A Phillies Minor League Championship Banner

After the losing performances of the three other Phillies farm teams in the playoffs,  we are looking forward to the Lakewood Blue Claws in the Sally League best-of-five championship series. The first two-games are on the road and listed to … Continue reading

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After Last Night, Elniery “Big Game” Garcia Shows He Belongs On The Phillies Roster, But Which One?

For his second straight start Elniery Garcia won an elimination game to allowed his team to play one more meaningful game this season. Last Friday night it was a regular season elimination game for the Clearwater Threshers to qualify for … Continue reading

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