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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/

Clearwater Threshers Just Missed Out On First Place But Ranfi Casimiro, Herlis Rodriguez and Drew Stankiewicz Are Moving On Up!

The Threshers fought right down to the end but came up a game short of winning the first half of the Florida State League’s Northern Division.. Going into the final three game series, the Threshers were tied with the red-hot … Continue reading

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The Battle For the Phillies “First Baseman of the Future” Between Rhys Hoskins, Darick Hall and Greg Pickett Begins Now!

The battle for the Phillies “First Baseman of the Future” has heated up in the last two weeks as the minor league season enters the half way mark. Rhys Hoskins went deep twice in Monday’s game for Lehigh Valley to … Continue reading

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Timely Hitting Of Marrero, Shutdown Relief Pitching Of Casimiro and Singer Keep Threshers In Playoff Contention

What a game! With the first half playoff crown on the line, the Clearwater Threshers Emanuel Marrero with the bat and Ranfi Casimiro and Jeff Singer out of the pen came up big in a 3-1 win over the Bradenton … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers Grenny Cumana Shows Major League Talent In His First Ten Games Of June

Clearwater Threshers middle infielder Grenny Cumana has played ten games in June. What a June it has been for him so far! In his first game of the month on June 2nd, Grenny hit a walk-off home run.  Then he … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects, Lakewood’s Darick Hall and Adonis Medina and Clearwater’s Jacob Waguespack snubbed in All Star Selections

It’s All Star time again for the A ball guys.  The Florida State League faces off on Saturday at newly renovated Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland while the South Atlantic League game takes place on Tuesday in Columbia, South Carolina. … Continue reading

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The Phillies Minor League Prospects Shine In Recent Games

On Sunday and Monday several Phillies prospects stood out as the first half of the minor league season nears an end.     Big lefty Cole Irvin had some of his better stuff last evening including a 94 mph fastball … Continue reading

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Wish We Could Watch Rhys Hoskins, Dylan Cozens and Nick Williams In The Phillies Lineup!

It’s almost impossible to watch the Phillies.  They are just a bad team. They will not get better unless prospects are called up ASAP.  But that does not seem to be in the cards anytime soon. Last night we watched … Continue reading

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