Author Archives: Baseball Ross

About Baseball Ross

I have been a faithful Phillies follower all my life. Today I am most intrigued by those players in the minor league system who work every day of the year to make it to the Show. This is what this blog is mostly all about. To read more, click here: https://baseballross.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/how-i-got-started-in-baseball/

Phillies Prospect Jake Holmes Was Locked-in With a Homer, Triple and a Double In Monday’s Game On Schmidt Field

Someone was scheduled to play first base in today’s game but his name was blacked out on the lineup card clipped on the fence next to the Phillies bench. Jake Holmes name was inserted at first instead. It was good … Continue reading

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In 7-5 AAA Phillies Win, Moniak, Gamboa, Gomez, Cumana and Lartigue All Get RBI Hits With RISP

My favorite stat in baseball is a batter’s average with Runners in Scoring Postition (RISP). Though the AAA Phillies were outhit 11-9 in Saturday’s game, they hit with RISP to down the Yankees AAA team 7-5 on Robin Roberts Field. … Continue reading

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Two Of Our Favorite Phillies Prospects Stand Out In Major League Spring Training

The Phillies have only 10 games left in Grapefruit League action and two of out favorite players have stood out. One of them, Dylan Cozens, made a brief cameo with the Phillies last season and has shown in 2019 major … Continue reading

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Pitching Prospect Ben Brown Reminds Me of Phillies Great Jim Bunning

In Thursday’s minor league game at the Carpenter Complex, I watched nineteen-year-old Ben Brown pitch two innings against the Blue Jays Low A team and last Friday we watched Ben pitch against Villanova’s college baseball team. The more I watched … Continue reading

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Parkinson, Aklinski, Maton, Russ and Warren Lead the Phillies AA Team to a 2-1 win over the Pirates.

The Phillies minor league spring training season kicked off a 13-game schedule with the AA team downing their Pirates counterparts 2-1 in an interesting game on Ashburn Field at the Carpenter Complex. Strong pitching and timely hitting were the keys … Continue reading

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Phillies Lower Level Minor League Pitching On Display vs. Villanova at Spectrum Field

Pitching wins games and the Phillies put eleven A ball level pitchers on display in Friday’s exhibition game in the 6-0 win against Villanova. We showed the work of starter Mauricio Llovera and the key pitching in the game with … Continue reading

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The Phillies Minor League Team Downs Villanova University 6-0 at Spectrum Field

The Phillies Minor League team made up of A ball and rookie level players downed the Villanova University Wildcat team 6-0 at Spectrum Field. The Phillies received strong pitching which allowed only one hit and had solid hitting in the … Continue reading

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