Category Archives: May 2013

Which Phillies Prospect Will Be The Next Ken Giles and Breakout This Offseason?

The 2013 season was a fascinating breakout year for Phillies, now set-up eight inning reliever, Ken Giles.  In mid season with the Clearwater Threshers that year we watched him go down on the mound after throwing a pitch with an … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospect Tommy Joseph Takes Over the Lead In Offensive Production

It was a wild Sunday in the Phillies usually moribund offensively minor league system.  While the big league team was winning it second 1-0 game of the season, all four teams in the minor league system put up a lot … Continue reading

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Phillies Pitching Prospect Hoby Milner Is My May Pitcher Of The Month

Last night against the Brevard County Manatees,  the Clearwater Threshers ace left-hander Hoby Milner retired the first 13 batters he faced.   A long ball in the top of the fifth with one out broke up Hoby’ s attempt at … Continue reading

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Zambrano Pitched Well But Severino Gonzalez Was Outstanding For The Clearwater Threshers

I have watched Carlos Zambrano pitch twice in the last week in his efforts to get back into major league baseball.  Last Thursday he pitched against the Pirates extended spring team and Tuesday night against the Brevard County Manatees, the … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospect Faces The Heart Of The Yankee’s Major League Roster Rehabbing In Extended Spring Training

You never know who you will see in extended spring training games.  Baseball Betsey and I were up early this Memorial Day morning to catch the Phillies extended spring training games at the Carpenter Complex fields.  Actually, we were there … Continue reading

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This Memorial Day Weekend Has Different Meanings for Phillies Prospects Logan Moore, Cameron Perkins and Feliberto Sanchez

The Memorial Day weekend is generally considered the one-third mark in the minor league season.  For some players down here in Florida such as Clearwater Threshers catcher Logan Moore and outfielder Cameron Perkins it has been breakout seasons so far. … Continue reading

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Phillies Former No. 1 Draft Picks Jesse Biddle and Shane Watson Pitch Shutout Baseball

“Pitching wins World Championships”.   That is a statement made by many baseball people in the industry.   Last night former Phillies first round draft picks Jesse Biddle (2010) pitched 7.2 innings of shutout three hit ball for Reading and … Continue reading

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