Category Archives: 2017

Looking at The Phillies in the 2017 Rule 5 Draft.

The only Phillies minor league player selected in the 2017 Rule 5 draft was outfielder Carlos Tocci.  He was taken by the Chicago White Sox. They sent him on to the Texas Rangers.   We wish him the best with … Continue reading

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More Minor League Starting Pitching Prospects Who Already Look Good In A Phillies Uniform

We have reviewed ten young Phillies pitching prospect who have not yet pitched at the final level in 0ur three previous blogs.  In today’s blog we add  four more prospects.  We believe these 14 arms have the best opportunity to … Continue reading

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Three More Starting Phillies Minor League Right-Handed Pitchers To Watch In Spring Training

  A 90 mph, strike thrower, a lean, lanky converted starter and a 100 mph flamethrower are three more Phillies pitching prospects to keep an eye on from the right side this spring. Tom Eshelman always surprised us when we … Continue reading

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The Phillies Have Gone 165 Straight Games Without A Lefty Starting A Game

The Phillies have gone a long time since a left-handed pitcher started a game for them.  Not since Adam Morgan started a game on September 28th of 2016 did the Phillies have a southpaw start a major league game.   … Continue reading

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Watching The Four New Pitchers Just Added To The Phillies 40-man Major League Roster

We have videos of game action from last season for each of the four Phillies pitchers just added to the 40-man major league roster:  Jose Taveras, age 24, Seranthony Dominguez, age 23, Franklyn Kilome, age 23 and Ranger Suarez, age … Continue reading

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Three Phillies Propsects Zach Green, Cornelius Randolph and J.D. Hammer Finish the AFL Season “Strong”

My favorite saying watching minor league baseball is “finish strong”.  And that is what the Phillies minor league farmhands Zach Green, Cornelius Randolph and J.D. Hammer did in the Arizona Fall League. Green and Randolph finished strong just in time … Continue reading

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With The AFL Season Coming To An End, Green and Randolph Finally Heat Up

The Arizona Fall League teams have only two more games to go.  With the exception of reliever J.D. Hammer, none of the eight Phillies there have stood out until yesterday when Zach Green went 3 for 4 and was a … Continue reading

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