Category Archives: July

The Phillies Spencer Howard and the Blue Jays Nate Pearson Are Two Young Pitchers To Watch

We continue to wonder how much longer baseball can struggle on under the current situation of schedule changes due to COVID 19 outbreaks. In any event, we can make several observations so far from a distant perspective. Last season in … Continue reading

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The Phillies Appear not to Have a Complete Replacement Taxi Squad Ready in Lehigh Valley

With the outbreak of positive tests for Covide 19 among the Miami Marlins, the baseball season is in jeopardy again after only the first weekend. As of now, 14 Marlins and staff have tested positive for Covide 19. They have … Continue reading

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“Four’ Was the Lucky Number for the Phillies in Saturday’s Games

The Phillies came roaring back to defeat the Miami Marlins 7-1 after losing 5-2 to them on opening night. “Four” was the lucky number in the first win of the season. “Four” was the number of strikeouts for starting pitcher … Continue reading

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Only Didi Gregorius Showed Up For The Phillies On Opening Night

It was the Didi Gregorius show on opening night. He homered, scored two runs, walked and played all around great baseball. The rest of the Phillies barely showed up in the 2020 lid-lifter against the supposed weakest team in the … Continue reading

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Five Phillies Who Can Become Difference-Makers

Finally, the 2020 baseball season starts for the Phillies tonight against the projected weakest team in the N.L. East, the Miami Marlins. The Phillies had trouble with them last season though. The Phillies are under pressure to get into the … Continue reading

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Long Shot Prospect Ramon Rosso Makes Phillies Opening Day Roster

The Phillies just announced their opening day roster. On it was Ramon Rosso who was someone that Baseball Betsy and I have touted as a long shot candidate since we first saw him pitch here in Clearwater back in 2018. … Continue reading

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Logan O’Hoppe Showed In Spring Training 2.0 Why He Is The Phillies Catcher of the Future!

What a way to end your first season in a major league camp! Logan O’Hoppe hit an inside- the-park home run last night just before before getting sent out to the reserve squad in Allentown. Watch and read HERE. On … Continue reading

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The Phillies Bullpen Might Be an Adventure This Season!

If the Phillies are able to get into the post-season after the 60-game season,e the bullpen ┬áneeds to come up big. Now the pen is the big question mark. The closer, Hector Neri, is up and down. They have no … Continue reading

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The Phillies Might Need Some More Right-handed Pop and Late Relief!

The Phillies 7-2 pre-season win Saturday over Max Scherzer and the defending World Series Champions, Washington Nationals, was impressive but it was not a well rounded victory. The power was supplied early on three-run homers by the left-handed bats of … Continue reading

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Neil Walker May Have Just Won a Job on the Phillies Opening Day Roster

There wasn’t much to learn from last night’s Phillies intrasquad game that we did not already know. Bryce Harper reiterated that he is going to have a big 60-game season. In his last two at bats he hit a sacrifice … Continue reading

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