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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/

Reviewing the Latest Reports About Top Phillies Minor League Prospects

The 2020 season was the most challenging ever in baseball. The Phillies did not make the post season playoffs again. They failed to qualify in the a limited Covid-19, 60 game season with a 28-32 record. Hope for a post … Continue reading

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Phillies 2020 Instructs Coming To An End

Phillies 2020 October Instructs come to an end on Saturday. Phillies beat writer Jim Salisbury has a good summary of what has taken place so far. Read HERE. We were not surprised that two of our favorite prospects received good … Continue reading

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The Phillies Organization Has So Many Players But Will They Ever Help Them At The MLB Level?

Next week J.T. Realmuto will likely be a free agent. The post season in 2021 is looking even farther away for them than was it in 2020. Still the Phillies organization is  well stocked with players but the question remains … Continue reading

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Give These Two Young Relief Pitchers a Chance in the 2021 Phillies Bullpen

Hard to figure out who will be calling the shots in the Phillies Front Office as the new General Manager as we approach next season.  The old GM and his top assistant still are around. Enough said! Change was needed … Continue reading

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Several of the Lowest Paid Players Are the Only Phillies Who Finished Strong in the 2020 Season

Having been on the scene for so many games played in Clearwater over the last nine years, we constantly heard “finish strong” as the mantra. It’s essential for the young prospects to leave a good impression at the end of … Continue reading

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The Big “B’s”, Bryce, Bohm and Brogdon Standout As Phillies Season Is Coming to a Frustrating End

Another three-run lead is blown by a mostly ineffective bullpen. It was the eight, three-run lead resulting in defeat in only 58 games. Clearly the Phillies lead the league in that category maybe one of the tops for all time … Continue reading

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The Phillies Star Players Need To Produce This Weekend, If They Are To Make It Into the Post Season

Last night was a lot of fun watching sports. The top players came out in Tampa Bay hockey and Phillies baseball. Watching Stanley Cup Game 3 hockey on TV and the Phillies attempt at staying in contention for the MLB … Continue reading

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Where’s Connor Brogdon? He Has Been The Phillies Mr. September Out of the Pen But Has Been MIA When Needed The Most!

Remember the name Connor Brogdon he has not allowed an earned run in September out of the Phillies bullpen. In three appearances over 5.2 innings in September, Brogdon has allowed only one hit and struck out eight. But he has … Continue reading

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Good Job By Phillies Starter Adonis Medina In His Major League Debut.

We have had Clearwater Threshers season tickets since 2012. We have seen several future major league prospect pass through town over the years. It is always very special when one of them makes his major league debut. We have become … Continue reading

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It Was One of those Doubleheaders To Remember In Phillies History

I go way back to the 1960’s watching Phillies doubleheader baseball on TV.  None of them ever measured up to the twin bill we watched yesterday against the Toronto Blue Jays. First of all, it proves that seven inning doubleheader … Continue reading

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