Category Archives: August 2016

The GCL Phillies Sure Better Watching Than the MLB Phillies

Yesterday was the “tale of two extremes” in watching Phillies baseball. Baseball Betsy and I watched the teenagers of the GCL Phillies, the team with the highest winning percent in the minor or major leagues, clinch a playoff spot in … Continue reading

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Phillies Top Prospects Struggling To Finish The Season “Strong”

As long as I have been following the Phillies farm system, the slogan has always been “finish the season strong”.  But this season many of the Phillies top prospects are running on fumes at the finish line. Top 2014 international … Continue reading

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GCL Phillies Have The Best Record In Baseball, Here’s How They Do it!

Had a chance to watch the GCL Phillies in action on Friday and it was one of the best games I have seen all season. Roly DeArmas’ guys pulled out a 3-2 with  over the GCL Tigers West to extend … Continue reading

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Matt Hockenberry Strong Again Out Of the Clearwater Threshers Pen In The Push For the Playoffs

If the Clearwater Threshers make the Florida State League Playoffs, they need Matt Hockenberry coming out of the bullpen racking up saves. So far so good. Over his last ten games he had gone 2-0 with 5 saves.  As the … Continue reading

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Phillies Pitching Prospect Jose Taveras Rises To The Top Of The Minor League Pitchers’ Strikeout Leader Board

It was another great performance from Jose Taveras last night as he struck out nine in five innings to pick up the win against Delmarva. His nine strikeouts moved Jose to the top of the South Atlantic League strikeout leader … Continue reading

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Baseball America Gushing Over Adonis Medina In The NY-Penn League All Star Game

An organization can never have enough pitching.  Baseball America’s writer Hudson Belinsky posted interesting video and commentary on Williamsport’s Adonis Medina’s one inning at the New York-Penn League’s All Star Game last Tuesday.  Read and Watch HERE. The Phillies low … Continue reading

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Phillies Top Minor League Power Prospects Dylan Cozens and Jose Pujols Continue To Rewrite The Record Books

It’s been a big weekend for the Phillies minor league power bats of Dylan Cozens and Jose Pujols. Friday night for Reading, Cozens hit his 36th and 37the home runs of the season. His 37th tied Ryan Howard for second … Continue reading

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