Category Archives: January 2015

Phillies Prospects Maikel Franco and Brian Pointer Come Up Big And Go Deep In The Post Season

Going deep is one of my favorite phrases in baseball.  I don’t care what anyone says, that’s how you win ball games. Especially along with great pitching and defense in big games. Phillies prospects, third baseman Maikel Franco in San Juan, … Continue reading

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For Phillies Prospects Maikel Franco and Brian Pointer The 2014 Season Has Yet To End

Turned on MLB-TV at 5:30 A.M. this morning to watch the end of the first game of the best of three Finals for the Australian Baseball League Championship.  It was just in time to watch the Perth Heat go down … Continue reading

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Cody Asche Begins The Move To Left field As The Phillies Outfield of the Future Starts To Take Shape.

The Phillies through CNS beat writer Jim Salisbury are telling us tonight that Cody Asche is beginning his move to left field.  Read Here.  Oh, General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. still says he is the Phillies starting third baseman. But … Continue reading

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Baseball Season Continues For Phillies Prospects Maikel Franco and Brian Pointer

Just finished watching a Preliminary Final game of the Australian Baseball League from Perth.  Phillies minor league Brian Pointer came up big for the winning Perth Heat with strong defense in left and had two hits including a two out … Continue reading

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Looking For Strikeout Arms And Power Bats In The Phillies Minor League System

Give me the “swing and miss” stuff on the mound and the three-run homer at the plate.  That’s baseball to me.  I am old fashion.  Don’t waste an out on the sacrifice bunt.  Play for the big inning.  Yes, give … Continue reading

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Maikel Franco and Dylan Cozens Audition To Form The Next Phillies “Core Four”

I spent my Saturday night watching Sunday afternoon baseball from Melbourne Australia. I did not know it at the time but I was about to start following two players auditioning to form the “Core Four’ of future Phillies lineups though … Continue reading

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The Four Phillies New Starting Pitching Prospects Have A Lot To Prove In Spring Training

Everyone seems excited about the young pitching the Phillies just acquired and rightfully so.  It appears the Phillies Front Office is already penciling them into the Reading rotation. But as they say “the grass is not always greener on the … Continue reading

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