Monthly Archives: February 2021

Looks Like Phillies Prospects Need Not Apply For the Opening Day MLB Roster

Every spring training until this one we spent most of our time over at the Carpenter Complex watching the minor league prospects. Not this time. Fans are not permitted at the Complex because of Covid protocol. The Phillies do have … Continue reading

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The Phillies Look Ready to Go, Let’s Get This Season Started!

We are looking forward to the start of the 2021 season. With the start of spring training the Phillies seem ready to go. Controlling owner John Middleton looks to be taking the spending right up to the Luxury Tax limit. … Continue reading

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On The Lookout For Young Phillies Talent But They Are Not Easy To Spot

Spring training was once a time for fans to study young Phillies talent. The Carpenter Complex was always buzzing with fans who came early to watch the Phillies prospects of the future. Not anymore in this Covid environment. Prospects may … Continue reading

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The Best of the Phillies 2020-21 Offseason Players

The Phillies 2020-21 off season finally came to an end on Friday night in Melbourne, Australia. With Phillies products on the Melbourne Aces’ roster, teenage sensation Chris Burke and veteran closer Josh Tols leading the way, the Aces won the … Continue reading

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The Phillies 19 Year-Old Phenom Chris Burke Leads the Melbourne Aces to the Australian Baseball League Championship

He is only 19 years-old but plays like a seasoned MLB veteran, though he has never played a minor league game in North America. On Friday, in what turned out to be the deciding game in the Australian Baseball League … Continue reading

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Hard To Watch Phillies Prospect Playoff Baseball In the Australian Baseball League

Anytime time the two teams win by a combined 45-10 over the losing teams, it is not good baseball. This is what happened in the two playoff games we watch online in the Australian Baseball League, Thursday. The Phillies players … Continue reading

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Luke Williams and Jonathan Hennigan Head Home From “Down Under” To Get Ready For Phillies Spring Training

The Phillies have sent super-sub Luke Williams and lefty reliever back to the states from the Australian Baseball League to get ready for the Phillies Spring Training in Clearwater. They both had a very successful off season in the ABL. … Continue reading

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In Chris Burke the Phillies Might Have One of The Top Teenage Power Hitters In Baseball

In Chris Burke, the Phillies might have one of the top teenage power hitters in baseball.  We saw it again on Saturday in the Australian Baseball League as Chris went deep for the Melbourne Aces  Burke hit his fourth home … Continue reading

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Phillies Aussie Prospect Chris Burke Is One To Watch; Could He Be a Baby Bryce?

We have blogged a lot about Aussie first baseman and Phillies prospect Rixon Wingate  currently top home run hitter in the ABL, Rixon Wingrove. He has been compared to Jim Thome by Shayne Bennett, a former MLB pitcher and now … Continue reading

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