Category Archives: August

Threshers Struggle Again Against The St. Lucie Mets But Not Much Against Tim Tebow

With only 16 games left in the season and the playoffs hanging in the balance Thursday night, the Clearwater Threshers went back to their losing ways to the Tim Tebow Mets. The St Lucie team won the four game series, … Continue reading

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Will Jose Taveras Get The Call To The Show and Will the Clearwater Threshers Make The FSL Playoffs?

Right now the best starting pitcher in the Phillies organization might be Lehigh Valley’s Jose Taveras. Today in Norfolk, Virginia, he pitched a six inning, one-hitter, giving up no runs, walking two and striking out six to get the win … Continue reading

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Reading’s Damek Tomscha and Clearwater’s Wilson Garcia Now Hitting Over .400 In Last 9 Games

Talk about finishing strong. Nothing beats going on nine game hitting streaks in the final month of the season when it really counts. This is exactly what Reading’s Damek Tomscha and Clearwater’s Willy Garcia have done. Both of them went … Continue reading

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Which Phillies Position Prospects Are Finishing the 2017 Season “Strong”?

The remaining three weeks in the minor league season are the most important for any minor league player.  Every player evaluator for the 30 major league organizations asks the question “did he finish strong”.   It the answer is “Yes” … Continue reading

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Sixto Sanchez’s Fastball Topped At 100 mph But Struggled In The Fifth Inning; Zach Green Drove In Two Runs But Struck out Representing The Tying Run In The Ninth

Clearwater Threshers Sixto Sanchez (0-2 at A+) looked good for all but the fifth inning when gave up three runs.  Zach Green was three for three with two RBIs until the ninth inning when he struck out representing the winning … Continue reading

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The Phillies Farm System Has An Interesting Starting Left/Right Starting Pitching Combination and Several Home Run Hitting First Basemen

Growing up I watched many great major league lefty-right starting pitching combinations such as Spahn and Burdette for the the Braves and later Short and Bunning for the Phillies.  The Phillies have a left-right starter combination in the low minors … Continue reading

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The Best Two Phillies 19 year-old Minor League Pitchers Sixto Sanchez and Kyle Young Take To The Mound

We could not wait to listen to the first game of 19 year-old Sixto Sanchez in the Florida State League on Saturday night.  He was so hyped by the Phillies minor league department and especially the experts in the media … Continue reading

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