Category Archives: September 2016

As Phillies Fall Instructs Wind Down, Muzziotti, Pickett, Randolph and Duran Continue to Standout

Each Wednesday of the three week Instructs schedule, the Phillies play an intra-squad game. It gives us a chance to watch most of the players in action in a nine inning game. Though no score was kept on the Bright … Continue reading

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The Phillies Josh Tobias, Sixto Sanchez, Andrew Brown and Greg Pickett Standout in Instructs Game Against the Yankees

The Phillies Instructs were overwhelmed by the Yankees Instructs taking a 13-5 beating yesterday at Bright House Field.  Still, Phillies Josh Tobias, Sixto Sanchez, Andrew Brown and Greg Pickett stood out. Normally a second baseman Josh Tobias was playing third … Continue reading

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Phillies Instructs Games Begin And Cornelius Randolph Goes DEEP!

What a way to start Phillies Fall Instructs!  Cornelius Randolph lined a three-run homer on to the berm in right at Brighthouse after the first two batters in the first inning, center fielder Simon Muzziotti and right fielder Malvin Matos, both … Continue reading

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The Four “Under The Radar” Phillies Farmhands Who Stood Out In The Final Regular Season Game Of The Season

In my previous blog I wrote about the four, “crème de la crème”, prospects  who played the entire 2016 season in the Phillies minor leagues system. Including the playoffs, Dylan Cozens (41 homers, 128 RBIs) and Rhys Hoskins (39 homers, 118 … Continue reading

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Cozens, Hoskins and Lively Are The Phillies Minor League Players Of The Year, But Why Not Include Elniery Garcia Too?

Congratulations to Dylan Cozens, Rhys Hoskins and Ben Lively for receiving the Paul Owens Award as the best position players and pitcher in the Phillies organization.  They put up some of the best numbers of any player in  MLB minor … Continue reading

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Minor League Playoffs Are Over And The Phillies Teams go 6-11, Now On To AFL, Instruct and Winter Ball

“It’s always darkest before the dawn”.  For me that’s how I would sum up the Phillies minor league teams’ weak performances in the post season. The Phillies are the only MLB organization not to have won a minor league championship … Continue reading

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Tonight in Lakewood, Starts What Has Turned Out To Be A Best-OF-Three Sally League Finals And The BlueClaws Bullpen Will Play A Key Role

The Phillies Farm Director, Joe Jordan, has finally come around to winning matters in the minor league system.  Read HERE. Acccording to Matt Eddy of Baseball America on Twitter , The “Phillies are only org. in last 5 yrs to *not* … Continue reading

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