Category Archives: July

The Clearwater Threshers Sweep a Doubleheader but the Phillies Trade Away the Abrahan Gutierrez Who Played a Key Role in Winning Both Games.

The Clearwater Threshers swept a doubleheader from the Ft. Myers Mighty Mussels last night-thanks in part to the two RBIs in the first game and another RBI in the second game by catcher/DH Abrahan Gutierrez. This morning, Gutierrez was sent … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore’s Jhailyn Ortiz is My Phillies Minor League Position Player of the Month for July

What a month Jersey Shore’s center fielder Jhailyn Ortiz is having! With three games remaining in July, Ortiz has a slash line of /.306.398/.800. for the month. Half of his 26 hits in July have left the park. Currently, he … Continue reading

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Watching A Wild Night In The Phillies Organization: A Failed Trade, An Immaculate Inning, a Player’s 13th July Homer and a Batter Down In The Box

We have been season ticket holders of the Clearwater Threshers through good and bad for the last ten years. This year we are still watching them after the team dropped down to the lowest level of full season minor league … Continue reading

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The Phillies May Have Found a Center Fielder for the Future-Jhailyn Ortiz-High-A East’s Player of the Week!

Guess what position Jhailyn Ortiz played the last three games when he hit five homers and drove in 11 runs in Jersey Shore’s three game weekend sweep in Winston Salem NC? If you said center field you were right! Ortiz … Continue reading

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Daniel Brito Moves Into Top Phillies Prospect Status by Hitting .462 at AAA After His First Four Games With Lehigh Valley

Daniel Brito is making AAA so look easy after going going 6 for 13 in his first four games with Lehigh Valley. That’s .462 and then throw in a couple of homers and before you know it he has a … Continue reading

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The Phillies Have the Best Catcher in the Majors, J.T Realmuto and in the Minors, Logan O’Hoppe. Both Went Deep Last Night for Their 10th Homers of the Season

J.T.Realmuto was the National League starting All Star catcher last week. If the Minor Leagues had an All Star game at the High A Level, Logan O’Hoppe would be the starting catcher there. Last night both Realmuto and O’Hoppe hit … Continue reading

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Except for the Clearwater Threshers, the Phillies Organization Took It On the Chin Yesterday

Congratulations to the Clearwater Threshers on Thursday night. They were the only full season team in the Phillies organization to win. They downed the Tampa Tarpons 9-3 to get back to .500 at 34-34 on the season. The rest of … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Phillies Minor League Pitchers: Mick Abel and Samuel Aldegheri

We took a trip across the causeway to Steinbrenner Field in Tampa last night. We went to see pitch, the Phillies 2020 No. 1 draft pick, 19 year-old Mick Abel. It turned out he was not the best 19 year-old … Continue reading

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Phillies Minor League Middle Infield Prospects Dalton Guthrie and Daniel Brito Are Having Breakout Seasons

The month of July is when the “rubber meets the road” for minor league players. It’s the turning point month for the season. The question is will players have a breakout 2021 season or will they fade out of major … Continue reading

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Ortiz and Wingrove are Emerging as the Top Two Young Power Bats in the Phillies Minor League System

Over the last several weeks, 22 year-old Jhailyn Ortiz and 21 year-old Rixon Wingrove are emerging as the two, big, young power bats in the Phillies minor league system. Ortiz, a right-handed batter, is playing the outfield positions for the … Continue reading

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