Category Archives: June 2012

Watching The Phillies Stars of Tomorrow, Dylan Cozens and Christopher Serritella Debut

Yesterday was an  interesting day at the Complex and then later across the bay at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.  Not so much on Ashburn Field where Ryan Howard and Laynce Nix continued to rehab with the team which will make … Continue reading

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The Past with Howard and Utley vs. The Future With Colvin and Larry Greene

Tuesday was an interesting day in Clearwater.  If you arrived early at the Carpenter Complex you would have seen the newly drafted Phillies walking by wearing their newly minted gray jerseys with their names on the back.  A look over … Continue reading

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Ruben Had To Be Please With What He Saw Tonight Watching The Threshers

A baseball General Manager has a lot on his mind this time of year such as trying to get his major league team started on the winning road, signing recent draft picks, getting them assigned to short season teams, lining … Continue reading

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Phillies Are Planning To Get Younger But Who Knows When

According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark as reported in MLB TradeRumors today,   MLB execs believe Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. is aiming to make his team younger. Phillies scouts are eyeing young third basemen and center fielders as Placido Polanco … Continue reading

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Will Extended Spring Training Ever End?

A lot of anticipation could be felt around the Carpenter Complex on Monday.  Chase Utley had finally arrived for his second appearance of the spring.  I guess that’s why they call this “extended spring training”.  It’s still spring on the … Continue reading

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The No. 1 Pitching Prospect in the Phillies System Is Now Unarguably Jesse Biddle

At the beginning of each season, minor league baseball experts come down from the mountain and anoint who is the best pitching prospect in each minor league system.  Now a little over one third into the minor league season and … Continue reading

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Asche Gets My Vote As The FSL All Star Third Baseman But He Won’t Be At The Game

Maybe, it really doesn’t matter who plays third base for the North in the Florida State All Star game in the grand scheme of things.   But to not invite Cody Asche at all to the Game is just not … Continue reading

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