Category Archives: February

Looks Like Phillies Prospects Need Not Apply For the Opening Day MLB Roster

Every spring training until this one we spent most of our time over at the Carpenter Complex watching the minor league prospects. Not this time. Fans are not permitted at the Complex because of Covid protocol. The Phillies do have … Continue reading

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Luke Williams and Jonathan Hennigan Head Home From “Down Under” To Get Ready For Phillies Spring Training

The Phillies have sent super-sub Luke Williams and lefty reliever back to the states from the Australian Baseball League to get ready for the Phillies Spring Training in Clearwater. They both had a very successful off season in the ABL. … Continue reading

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A Potential Phillies Star of The Future Bryson Stott Triples Off Of Jake Arrieta in Simulated Game In An Interesting Weekend of Spring Training Baseball

The way Bryson Stott looks, he may not be too far away from joining the Phillies major league roster. In a Sunday morning simulated game on Roberts Field, he dropped the barrel head of his bat on a Jake Arrieta … Continue reading

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Forward To The Future: With Alec Bohm and Bryson Stott on the Left Side of the Phillies Infield

One of the most interesting times of the early spring training games are the last four innings. This is the time the major league teams show off their players of the future. The Phillies are no exception. Going by the … Continue reading

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Phillies Nick Pivetta Puts It All Together In Yesterday’s Game With Deivy Grullon As His Catcher

The Phillies have a battle going on for the final spot in the starting rotation. Yesterday in Ft. Myers against the Boston Red Sox, Nick Pivetta jumped out in front with a five strikeout gem in 2.2 innings. At the … Continue reading

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Phillies Off To Fast Grapefruit League Start Led By Nick Maton And Other Minor League Prospects

How about that new Manager Joe Girardi and his Phillies. They are off to a 4-1-1 start in six Grapefruit League games. ¬†Thanks in part to the play of guys who have never played a day in the major leagues, … Continue reading

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Will The Phillies Jhailyn Ortiz Have a Breakout 2020 Season? He Hit a Grand Slam Yesterday In the Grapefruit League

Jhailyn Ortiz hit a grand slam in yesterday’s Grapefruit League game against the Baltimore Orioles. Last season with Clearwater in the FSL, he also hit a grand slam in nearly the same spot. He has the talent. He only needs … Continue reading

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Watching The Phillies While Attending The Opening Of The Blue Jays Renovated Ballpark

Opening day of an all but new ballpark is a very special time. Especially when Baseball Betsy was an appointed member on the Dunedin Stadium Advisory Committee which served as a liaison between the Blue Jays, the City and the … Continue reading

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Jeff Singer Could Still Be a One Out Lefty the Phillies Will Need Out of the Pen

The new rules for pitching changes have made it more difficult for a “left handed one out guy” to play a role in MLB baseball. However, Jeff Singer showed how one can still be used even with the new rules … Continue reading

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Nick Maton and Darick Hall Show They Are Top Phillies Prospects

Nick Maton with a two-run double and Darick Hall with triple drove-in three of the six Phillies runs in the big eight inning in yesterday’s game against the Tigers. ¬†They received little notice as the Phillies media was all consumed … Continue reading

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