Category Archives: October 2014

An Interesting Phillies Instructs Season Was Over On Friday But Baseball Seems To Never End.

We have now seen Jesse Biddle pitch at just about every pro level in which he has appeared except the Sally league and the GCL.  Check off the Florida Instructional League.  We were a bit late for the 10:00 A.M. … Continue reading

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Phillies Instructs Ending With Some Good Pitching By Garcia, Defense By Duran And Timely Hitting By Cumana, Hernandez, Astadillo and Knapp

Most Instructs games go quickly but the game Thursday against the Pirates was an exception.  The game last three hours and ten minutes and the two team combined for 15 runs and at least 23 hits.  The final 8-7 win … Continue reading

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Grenny Cumana Shows Power In Phillies Instructs Intrasquad Game

Middle infielder Genny Cumana continues to dazzle in Phillies Instructs games.  In today’s intrasquad action he went deep hitting a long drive to the left field wall for a double.  His high blast backed up left fielder Luis Encarnacion to … Continue reading

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In The Stands At A Phillies Instructs Game Is Not Quite Like Being At A MLB Post Season Game But Willians Astudillo, Rhys Hoskins, Jan Hernandez and Nick Rodesky Made It Seem Like It Was

At an Instructs game it is usually best to focus on the players to see it they are making progress toward becoming major league prospects and not pay too much attention to the score of the game.  But yesterday was … Continue reading

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Updates On Phillies Instruct Players Grenny Cumana, Luis Encarnacion, Josh Taylor, David Whitehead and Elniery Garcia

This week we saw two more Instruct games against the Pirates at Bright House Field on Thursday and Friday at Dunedin against the Blue Jays.  We have highlighted several of the players who I have been following this season and … Continue reading

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Andrew Knapp, Rhys Hoskins and Aaron Brown Show Pop In Phillies Instructs Game

The Phillies need offense.  That’s a given.  The team’s OPS fell from .690 in 2013 to .665 this year. The National League average OPS was .694.  They hit 15 fewer home runs this year than last year.  The team’s batting … Continue reading

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