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/

It’s Mickey Moniak vs. Simon Mizziotti For The Phillies Centerfielder Of The Future

When minor league spring training camp opens around the first of March next year we will be watching for many contests to see who will be Phillies of the Future. One of the most interesting contests will be for centerfield.  Right … Continue reading

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Greg Pickett Put Together A Hitter’s Highlight Reel In The 2017 Phillies Instructs Games

We did not get to see all the Phillies Instructs and intrasquad games on the two week scheduled. In the games we did see, first baseman Greg Pickett was usually the best player on the field. We put together a … Continue reading

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The Jury Is Still Out On The Last Five Phillies First Round Draft Picks

The Phillies have not been successful yet in developing impact recent first round draft picks. If the Phillies are ever to make it to October baseball they need to hit on some of them.  Here is an update on how … Continue reading

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Phillies Instructs Rodolfo Duran Showed Why He Just Might Be The Best Young Catching Prospect They Have!

Rodolfo Duran has to be one of the top young catching prospects in the Phillies system.  The 19 year-old hit .313 over his last ten games for Williamsport and for the 2017 season threw out almost an amazing 50% of … Continue reading

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Was The Phillies Future Unfolding Before Our Eyes At Instructs? Moniak and Ortiz Combine For The Winning Run

Instructs can tell us much about the Phillies future and yesterday’s game at Ashburn Field was no exception.  We also thought about are past earlier in the day. We had to arrive late for the game. Earlier in the morning … Continue reading

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Jhordany Mezquinta and Francisco Morales Standout On The Mound and Greg Pickett Hits The Batter’s Eye In Instructs Action

No doubt the Phillies have outstanding young talent baseball age 20 and under. We were lucky enough to watch lefty Jhordany Mezquita pitch on Thursday in a game against the Yankees and Francisco Morales pitch on Saturday morning against the … Continue reading

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Phillies Instructs 2017, Pickett and De La Cruz Continue To Star, Still a Few More Games To Go!

The compact three week period of Florida Instructs is always fun to watch.  It’s been a little more cozy this time played at the fields of the Carpenter Complex that made it even better to watch because scouts and Front … Continue reading

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