Category Archives: June

If Vince Velasquez Is Not The Answer, Tonight’s Game In Reading Could Tell Us Who Is!

We are getting tired of watching Vince Velasquez try to be a starting pitcher. After last night’s home run by Velasquez, he looks more like a potential bat off the bench than a starting pitcher. He is yet another failed … Continue reading

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Is Reading Fightin Phils’ Damon Jones The Next Kyle Kendrick?

We remember when then GM Pat Gillick called up Kyle Kendrick from AA Reading back in 2007. All Kendrick did without ever pitching at AAA was pitch the Phillies to the post season that year. Damon Jones might be waiting … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers Dalton Guthrie and Rodolfo Duran Off To Strong Second Half Starts.

After Tuesday’s 5-3 victory over the Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Clearwater Threshers are off to a strong 6-2 record to start the second half. A couple of players have made major contributions to that start, including swing infielder Dalton Guthrie … Continue reading

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Glogoski’s No-Hit Debut and Another Ortiz Second-Half Homer Lead The Clearwater Threshers To A 5-0 Win

It just does not get any better than last night’s game at Spectrum Field. Clearwater Threshers starter Kyle Glogoski debuted with a five-inning, no-hitter and Jhailyn Ortiz hit yet another home run in the second half for a 5-0 win … Continue reading

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Two Phillies Minor League Teams Figure Out How to Win Games, the Major League Team Should Take Notice!

We all know the Phillies are floundering and can’t score runs at the major league level, Read HERE. On the other hand, several of it’s minor league teams at the same time have taken off by using three Grand Slams … Continue reading

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Jhailyn Ortiz Tops Off a Great Second Half Start With a Grand Slam In Threshers Win

No better way to start the second half of the Florida State League season than by going 5 for 12 with 4 home runs in the last three games. This is what Clearwater Threshers Jhailyn Ortiz has just done. After … Continue reading

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The Threshers Jhailyn Ortiz Is Coming Into His Own As A Top Minor League Power Hitter

Last night in Bradenton, Florida may have been a seminal moment in Phillies history. Their $4.2 million international free agent from 2015, Jhailyn Ortiz, went very deep twice before an announced crowd of 678 fans. But all the world saw … Continue reading

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