Monthly Archives: May 2021

The Month of May Was the “Best of Times” for Phillies Prospects Bailey Falter, Bryson Stott and Rixon Wingrove But the “Worst of Times” for the Phillies Farm System

The Phillies minor league pitcher and position players for the month of May are easy to make especially after yesterday’s action where Bailey Falter struck out nine in 4.2 innings and Bryson Stott went 3 for 4 with his fifth … Continue reading

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Who Is This Guy Named Jorge Bonifacio The Phillies Just Signed?

We settled down last night to watch some minor league baseball on MiLB-TV. Did we ever get an introduction to a guy named Jorge Bonifacio. We did not plan on watching much of the Reading games. The Fightin Phils were … Continue reading

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Watching Two of the Best 22 year-old Hitters in Baseball This Season: One in the Major Leagues, Vladimir Guerrero, One in the Minor Leagues, D.J. Stewart

We have been in the right place at the right time this baseball season. We have been watching two of the most exciting 22 year-old players in baseball Vladimir Guerrero at the MLB level and D.J. Stewart at the minor … Continue reading

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The Keys To Clearwater Threshers Scoring Runs Are Stewart, Gutierrez, Wingrove and Pelletier

The Threshers had to finish strong to get to 9-9 by winning both weekend games against the Dunedin Blue Jays to finish the first 18 games of the season at .500. They will play 120 games this season divided into … Continue reading

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How Much Longer Can Spencer Howard Claim To Be The Top Phillies Starting Pitching Prospect?

After this weekend, Spencer Howard may not be rated as the Phillies top starting pitching prospect much longer. In his start on Saturday against the Red Sox, he simply ran out of gas in the third inning after two dominating … Continue reading

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Nothing Beats Grand Slams In The Last Inning For the Win

Friday night in the battle for Pinellas County MLB baseball supremacy, we were there for the dramatic 9-7, 12 inning win by the Tampa Bay Rays over our Toronto/Dunedin Blue Jays. It was a back and forth game with the … Continue reading

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Starting Pitcher Jordi Martinez Looked Sharp and DH Rixon Wingrove Breaks Out of a Slump For Clearwater Threshers

After the first 15 games of the season the Clearwater Threshers have been the quintessential .500 club. They have been either at .500 or a game below or above. The problem of late has been no offense. The Thresher have … Continue reading

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Starlyn Castillo Stands Out On The Mound in the Clearwater Threshers Defeat

We have to be impressed with 19 year-old Phillies starting pitching prospect Starlyn Castillo for the Clearwater Threshers. Last night, he struck out six in a 61 pitch, three inning start. The Phillies are keeping minor league starters on a … Continue reading

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The Clearwater Threshers Have A “MLB Stars of Tomorrow” Lineup With Stewart, Gutierrez and De La Cruz

It must be nice to have three guys in the lineup with an OPS of around 1.000. That’s the dilemma opposing pitchers are now facing each night in the Clearwater lineup. Do they want to face corner infielder J.D. Stewart … Continue reading

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Heading Into The Third Week of the Minor League Season, The Phillies System Has Two Batters Still Hitting Over .400

If you guessed the names of catcher Abrahan Gutierrez and outfielder Hunter Markwardt as two of the Phillies farm hands hitting over .400 heading into the third week of the minor league season, then you know Phillies baseball. Both Gutierrez … Continue reading

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