Category Archives: July

The Threshers Pitching Was Strong Last Night With Suarez, Hammer and the No-hitter By Arauz Standing Out In the Sunday’s Doubleheader

One thing about the Phillies organization is that it has a lot of strong pitching,  A Clearwater Threshers Sunday doubleheader split in the seven inning games was no exception against the Ft. Myers Miracle. The starter in the first game … Continue reading

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Another Night, Another Walk-off Win For The Clearwater Threshers Led by Derek Campbell and “C” Randolph

The most exciting play in baseball is the walk-off win.  The Clearwater Thresher have done it two games in a row to go to 17-17 in the second half of the Florida State League.  They are now 1.5 games behind … Continue reading

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Nothing Beats The Long Ball For the Game Winner! Just Ask Jiandido Tromp and Jan Hernandez

I must admit I am old school. Give me the long ball and I am happy.  I grew up in the era of Maris vs. Mantle and Earl Weaver and the three run homers of the great Orioles teams.   … Continue reading

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Most of the Threshers Best Players Have Moved On Up But Some Of The Best Have Remained in Edgar Garcia, Jeff Singer and “C” Randolph

After losing a doubleheader to the team with the worst second half record in minor league baseball on Tuesday, the Clearwater Threshers bounced back with a 3-0 win over the forlorn Daytona Tortugas on Wednesday. The Reds farmhands are now … Continue reading

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Can Phillies Prospects Win All Four Full Season Minor Leagues Home Run Championships?

The Phillies minor league system has a chance to have players win all four full season home run championships.  This will be difficult with potential call-ups and possible injuries but up and down the Phillies system they have put up … Continue reading

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Darick Hall Equals Ryan Howard’s Lakewood Home Run Total In 193 Fewer At Bats

The Phillies just might have a future Ryan Howard type power hitter on their hands at first base.  On Sunday in Charleston, South Carolina, Darick Hall went deep to left center for his 19th home run of the season for … Continue reading

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Phillies Move Jan Hernandez To Right Field In Clearwater And He Has Taken Off With The Bat

It’s one of those  “hard to believe, Harry” moments in Phillies history.  A 22-year -old, error prone, third baseman has all of the sudden become a Phillies right-field prospect with a right handed power.  His name is Jan Hernandez, a … Continue reading

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The GCL Phillies Have Found A Closer and His Name Is “Anton Kuznetsov” For The Save!

A perplexed Baseball Ross is still trying to figure what they call a “save” in Russian but whatever it is Anton Kuznetsov picked up his first one on Saturday just after high noon in a thrilling 3-2 GCL Phillies win … Continue reading

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Are Ben Pelletier, Jhailyn Ortiz and Adam Haseley The Phillies Outfielders Of The Future?

The Phillies Front Office is continuing to struggle to evaluate talent.  Needless to say outfielders are one area of need.   It seems that the $30 million dollar contract they awarded to Odubel Herrera will be eventually written off as … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers Starting Pitchers Jo Jo Romero and Jose Taveras Dominate Over the Weekend

We spent the weekend watching Phillies minor league baseball.  Particularly watching the starting pitching of lefty Jo Jo Romero and righty Jose Taveras both for the Clearwater Threshers.             On Saturday night in Dunedin, FL., … Continue reading

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