Category Archives: June

The Phillies Front Office Never Ceases To Amaze Me!

As of now the Phillies have included only 53 players on the 60-man roster to start the three- week preseason workouts. Included on the list are many journeymen released or sent packing by other organizations. The Phillies strategy seems contrary … Continue reading

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Phillies Pipeline leads to Georgia Tech MLB Prospects Outfielder Baron Radcliff and Pitcher Jonathan Hughes

As we always say “it is important to finish strong”. No one knew for sure when the final collegiate games of the season would take place for Georgia Tech’s starting right fielder Baron Radcliff and Friday night starter Jonathan Hughes. … Continue reading

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Could The Phillies Have “Twin Towers” Someday in their Starting Rotation?

The Phillies organization now has two of the tallest pitchers in baseball in 7 footer, lefty Kyle Young and just drafted right-hander, 6’8″ Carson Ragsdale.  Both will pitch at Baseball Age 22, if this season every gets off the ground. … Continue reading

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We Like The Phillies Pitching Choices but not the Bats in the Draft

Of the players the Phillies took in the draft, I like the pitching choices but not the bats.  Lots of pitching upside with first round pick Mick Abel and fourth round pick Carson Ragsdale. Lots of strike “threes” at the … Continue reading

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The Phillies No. 1 Draft Pick is a High School Pitcher, Now The Long Wait Begins!

The Phillies made their Draft choice last night. He is Mick Abel the first high school pitcher chosen in the Draft. The ever slow player development policy of the Phillies will likely mean Abel will not be major league ready … Continue reading

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Will The Phillies Go For a Starting Left-handed Pitcher With The 15th Pick in the Draft?

Reading the tea leaves is an inexact science but NBC Sports Philadelphia, Phillies beat writer, Jim Salisbury is the best read to follow for the latest in Phillies thinking. He is reporting that the Phillies are looking for starting pitching … Continue reading

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Who Will The Phillies Draft No. 1 On Wednesday Night?

If the current MLB season ever starts the Phillies 2020 lineup seems set but what does future years hold?  Draft projections for Wednesday night are so far all over the place. The MLB draft expert, Jonathan Mayo, has a high … Continue reading

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With the MLB Draft Coming Up Wednesday, The Phillies Get Only Four Picks!

The Phillies will have only four picks in next weeks’ five round amateur draft. They lost their second round pick because of signing Zack Wheeler.  The impact of the five-round rule will likely send many prospects to college ball because … Continue reading

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