Category Archives: February 2014

Dylan Cozens Dominates BP As The Phillies Minor League Camp Opens

  On Saturday morning about 6:30 a.m. Baseball Betsy and I were headed to TIA to drop off  an ardent Phillies fan who had a flight back to central Pennsylvania after spending the week with us watching the first week … Continue reading

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Phillies Big Lefty Mario Hollands Showed Today He Has a Major League Arm

First, if was Cliff Lee getting his two innings of work in against the Blue Jays in today’s second spring training game of the Grapefruit League season. Nothing special, Jose Bautista going deep, a couple of runs scored and a … Continue reading

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David Buchanan Impressed In Phillies Intrasquad Game Debut

The 58 Phillies in the major league camp opened the games of spring training.  Yes several players got  off to good starts in yesterday’s intrasquad game.  Ryan Howard and Cesar Hernandez hitting long home runs come to mind as examples … Continue reading

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Who’s Standing Behind The Batting Cages Can Tell Interesting Stories in Phillies Spring Training

I like to see who is standing behind the batting cage when batting practice takes place in  Phillies spring training.  This morning after base running and fielding drills on Schmidt and Ashburn Fields, I drifted over to Roberts and Carlton … Continue reading

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Ryne Sandberg Zeroes In On Relievers Ken Giles and Kevin Munson

Many times in the major league spring training camp you watch which young players the top brass of the team are following to see if they have a chance to crack the opening day 25 man roster.  On Saturday morning … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Sun Day At Phillies Spring Training But Not All The News Is Good!

After a cool start to spring training the weather finally cooperated.  The morning sun lit up the Carpenter Complex and Bright House Field.  The temperature headed toward 70 degrees as the noon hour approached.  After signing his contract early this … Continue reading

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The Phillies Major League Camp Pitchers and Catchers Have Reported

The workouts for the 2014 Phillies baseball season have officially started for the Phillies.  Baseball Betsy and I hopped into the old Jeep this morning and headed over to the Carpenter Complex to see the start of the pitchers and … Continue reading

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