Category Archives: April Regular Season 2012

Lots Of Catching Depth In The Phillies Organization

Clearwater Threshers third string catcher Bob Stumpo had not played at all in the first six games of the season as No. 1 Logan Moore, with a great throwing arm, and No. 2 Josh Ludy carried the load behind the … Continue reading

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Hitting For The Cycle Is Rare But Phillies Prospect Cameron Perkins Comes Close

Last night was almost hitting for the cycle night in the Phillies system.  At the major league level in Philadelphia Michael Young grounded out in his last chance to hit for the cycle.  He needed to double in his last … Continue reading

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Tyler Cloyd: Pitching To Amaze

Who would have thought  last year this time that Tyler Cloyd, who was an afterthought in the Phillies system at the time, would currently have the best starting pitching record in AAA baseball.  In 2011 about this time he was … Continue reading

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A SOS Call Goes Out For Help For the Phillies But Only Diekman And Mitchell Are Hot At AAA

“I can’t believe what I just saw”.   That was the famous call by the late Jack Buck of Kirk Gibson’s famous pinch hit home run in the 1988 World Series.   Watching the latest Phillies game Wednesday night against the Mets, … Continue reading

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Jake Diekman: One of The Best Reliever Not in the Majors; But Can’t Pitch for the Phillies

The Phillies bullpen is a mess.  The middle relievers and the set up guys are struggling to get anyone out.  Even  the $50 million closer gets rocked by a Mets rookie with a three run home run this week that … Continue reading

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Third Baseman Cody Asche Showed Monday Night Why He is Ready For Reading

It’s no secret that the Phillies are on the look out for a third baseman of the future.  Placido Polanco’s contract is up at the end of the season and he really has not hit much since April of last … Continue reading

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Tyler Cloyd, Trevor May and Austin Wright Are A Combined 13-0 After The First Five Starts For Each of Them

“Hard to Believe, Harry” was one of the signature comments of the late great Hall of Fame Phillies player and broadcaster Richie Ashburn when hearing about an amazing accomplishment or play by some player or players during the baseball season … Continue reading

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