Category Archives: September

A Phillies Star Is Born: Outfielder Carlos De La Cruz.

Instructs games are always interesting times of the baseball season for those of us who follow Phillies minor league baseball. Players ranging from 16 to 23 years old play for three or four weeks at the end of September to … Continue reading

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The Phillies Have Four Position Players and Four Pitchers Selected By Baseball America To It’s Classification Minor League All-Star Teams.

The 2017 Minor League season has come to an end and the awards are starting to roll in from Baseball America. Lakewood BlueClaws pitcher Nick Fanti is going to need a U-Haul to haul away all of his 2017 awards. … Continue reading

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The Phillies Rhys Hoskins Is Overcoming All Odds To Be The Best!

It has not been easy for the Phillies Rhys Hoskins as he continues to break all time MLB home run records against all odds. The Phillies finally invited him as a non-roster invitee to the major league camp in the … Continue reading

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Jacob Waguespack Is The Phillies Minor League 2017 Playoff Pitcher Of The Year

What a rapid riser! Jacob Waguespack goes from high A, Clearwater, to AA, Reading and then to AAA. In the process he goes from a reliever to an “ace” playoff starter this season to win the Baseball Betsy and Ross,” … Continue reading

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The Phillies Rhys Hoskins Is In “A League of His Own”

One of my favorite words is “penultimate” and favorite acronym is the baseball stat, “OPS”. Penultimate simply means the second to the last thing in a series.  For a baseball player it is the moment in the minors when you … Continue reading

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2017 GCL Phillies All Stars Include Ben Pelletier, Quincy Nieporte, Manuel Silva and Anton Kuznetsov

Four GCL Phillies players, most of any team in the league, have been selected to the 2017 GCL All Star team.  They include pitcher Manuel Silva, reliever Anton Kuznetsov, corner outfielder Ben Pelletier and first baseman/DH Quincy Nieporte. Read HERE  … Continue reading

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