Category Archives: September

Watching Future Major Leaguers Play In The Phillies System In Saturday’s Instructs Game

I once heard an old hockey coach give his thoughts when asked in a preseason camp “how do you know if he will play in the NHL”. He simply replied “you know it when you see it”.┬áNeedless to say in … Continue reading

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The Phillies Looked Sharp in Win Over the Braves in Fall Instructional League Play

The Phillies Instructs downed the Braves 3-0 at Roberts Field in a Friday afternoon FIL game. It was a good game all around. The Phillies showed good pitching, timely pitching and strong defense in the win. The Phillies used five … Continue reading

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The Phillies Instructs Shutdown by the Orioles, 7-2 in Tuesday’s FIL Action

Not much was going on in yesterday’s Instructs game for the Phillies. The Phillies had trouble squaring up the ball while the Orioles hit the ball hard. In fact the “O’s” hit two homers and two doubles to up end … Continue reading

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Four Young Phillies Prospects Stand Out In Fall Instructional League Play

The Phillies Instructs were in camp on Saturday morning. It gave us a chance to see many kids who likely will never make it, others just trying to hang on for next season and top young prospects. We watched several … Continue reading

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Llovera Out-pitches Sanchez and Medina As The Phillies Instructs Down the Pirates 2-1 In Florida Instructional League Action

All Mauricio Llovera did in his one inning of work today at Spectrum Field was strikeout-the-side of Pirate Instructs in the fourth inning to lead the Phillies to a 2-1 Instructs win. See HERE. The 22-year-old is quickly establishing himself … Continue reading

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Phillies Instructs Games Begin and First Round Draft Pick Alec Bohm Goes Deep

On Monday the Phillies opened the 2018 Florida Instructional League season against the Toronto Blue Jays. It was a coming out of sorts for the Phillies top 2018 draft pick, Alec Bohm. ┬áHe homered for the first time in a … Continue reading

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Based on the Minor League Playoffs, Spencer Howard, Mauricio Llovera and Rodolfo Duran Are Top Phillies Major League Prospects

Lakewood’s starting pitcher Spencer Howard had an outstanding minor league post season. He led the South Atlantic League playoffs in innings pitched, 14. He compiled a WHIP of 0.29; an ERA, 0.64 and strikeouts 15. His nine inning, no-hitter will … Continue reading

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