Category Archives: August 2013

A Passed Ball May Have Cost The Clearwater Threshers The Win

It was a tough loss for the resurgent Clearwater Threshers last night at Bright House. The Threshers were on a three game winning streak. The Threshers Will Morris dueled with Tampa Bay’s third highest rated prospect according to MLB, Brent … Continue reading

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It’s Stassi and Gonzalez Impressing Again In Today’s Phillies Minor League Games

It’s always nice when two guys you have blogged about recently again have big games.  Brock Stassi and Severino Gonzalez did not let me down in today’s AA and AAA games against the Blue Jays at the Englebert Complex in … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospect Ricky Bielski’s Unique Connection To Roy Halladay

Yesterday was unique in my many years of following Phillies baseball.  Baseball Betsy and   I watched on MLB-TV Roy Halladay win his 202nd major league game in the Phillies win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Our guest who was watching … Continue reading

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Happy 21st Birthday Today to The Phillies 2013 Minor League Player Of The Year Maikel Franco

It was unanimous.  I did not have to check with anyone.  Maikel Franco is the Phillies Minor League Player of the Year.  I thought it would be nice to announce the selection early since today, August 26th, is his 21st … Continue reading

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The Stories Of Two Phillies Prospects Yesterday: J.P. Crawford and Tyler Viza

Baseball Betsy and I have become big fans of the GCL Phillies.  We have traveled far and wide to such GCL outposts as Willie Stargell Field at Pirate City and Al Kaline Field at Tigertown to see them play.   … Continue reading

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The GCL Phillies Surge Into First Place

It was a big win today over at the Yankee minor league complex next to Raymond James Stadium as the GCL Phillies put it to the Yankees No. 1 team 9-7.  The win put Roly de Armas’s boys a half … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospect Carlos Alonso Is Having a Season to Remember

We have watched a lot of minor league games this season in Florida from the minor league camp, to extended spring training, to Gulf Coast and Florida State League games,  Baseball Betsy and I have been there between drenching thunders … Continue reading

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