Category Archives: April 2014

Watched A Great Starting Pitching Effort By Lakewood’s Drew Anderson And Other Observations

1. Watched on Milb-tv yesterday Drew Anderson pitch a strong game to pick up his first win for Lakewood against Lexington.  He went 5.2 innings giving up a run on four hits, striking out 7 and walking only one.  His … Continue reading

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Reading’s Carlos Alonso Is The Phillies Minor League April’s Plus/Minus Offensive Leader

I am great believer in “get ’em on and drive ’em in”.  Those two are the offensive categories I look at to see if a player is generating any runs for his team.   To create a measure of offensive … Continue reading

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Ken Giles Is My Phillies April Minor League Pitcher Of The Month

Coming in a non-save situation and striking out the side on 16 pitches last night said a lot about Ken Giles.  Too many times we see a closer come into a non-save game and gets lit up.  Especially, last night … Continue reading

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Learning From The Phillies Organization Game Action In Clearwater

What did we learn about players in the Phillies organization in Clearwater while watching two extended spring games against the Yankees yesterday afternoon and a Florida State League game against Milwawkee Brewers’ Brevard County team last night? 1.  Though Ethan … Continue reading

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The Phillies Need To Draft and Sign Power Pitching In The June 5th Draft

With the upcoming June 5th draft it is clear the Phillies need power pitching that miss some bats in the organization.  With the seventh selection in the draft they are in a great position to get just what they need. … Continue reading

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Phillies Catchers In The Middle Of Winning Baseball At All Levels And Pitcher Ethan Stewart Is A Workhorse

Phillies catchers up and down the organization have been hot at the plate and playing good defense which has resulted in winning baseball.  Carlos Ruiz made a great tag at the plate in last night’s Phillies game and was the … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Phillies Extended Spring Training Games Continue On

Lots of roster movements taking place in extended spring training but the Phillies were still able to put two teams on the field this afternoon against the Pirates at the Carpenter Complex.  Yesterday afternoon we watched a couple of former … Continue reading

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