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Carlos Alonso Bats Against Austin Wright In Live Batting Practice At The Phillies Minor League Camp

Most of spring training is somewhat repetitive and boring.  Doing the same thing over and over again such as throwing bullpens and PFP’s for pitchers and coaches batting practice and fielding practice for the position players are the norms day … Continue reading

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Some Phillies Minor League Prospects Get A Jump Start On Spring Training At The Carpenter Complex

It’s early for the minor league camp but about a dozen Phillies minor league prospects went through live pitching, batting practice this afternoon on Roberts Field at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater.   Under a clear blue  high sky, 50 … Continue reading

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The AAA and AA Phillies Starting Staffs Takes Shape As The Minor League Camp Comes To An End

Baseball Betsy and I were up early on Saturday morning to watch the final workout Phillies  minor league camp before camp broke and three of the teams, Lehigh Valley, Reading and Lakewood headed for the Tampa airport and the Clearwater … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects Charles and Cozens Put On A Power Show Against the Pirates In Minor League Spring Training Action

I have not seen the Phillies A teams play other than intrasquad games until Tuesday.  But it was well worth my wait as  Manager Mickey Morandini had an interesting lineup playing on Schmidt Field against the Pirates A ball farmhands.  … Continue reading

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Nothing Beats Three Run Homers Even In Phillies Minor League Intrasquad Games

The Phillies minor league Work Groups had a camp day on Thursday but that fact took nothing away from watching some interesting baseball on a breezy cool sunny afternoon at the Carpenter Complex.   Basically it was for AA Group 2 … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Minor Moments During the 2012 Phillies Farm System Season

It’s time to do one of those year end wraps and put an end to the 2012 season. Oh, the Phillies still have farmhands playing.  Just a couple of days ago in Australia  the 2012 ace for the Willamsport Crosscutters,  … Continue reading

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My 2012 Phillies Organizational All Stars

A couple of weeks age the MiLB.com selected the Phillies players in the minor league organization who had the best years by position. HERE  I thought it would be a good idea to give my list from a little different … Continue reading

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Jesse Biddle, Adam Morgan and Austin Wright: Three Of The Best Young Lefthanded Starters In Minor League Baseball

The best part of this season for those of us who follow the Phillies minor league system has been watching the starting pitching performances of the three best young left-handed starters in minor league baseball who were on one staff … Continue reading

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Phillies No. 1 Draft Pick Shane Watson Impressive In Striking Out the Side Against Yankee Rookies

Read Adam Morgan’s update from last night below: One of the fun aspects of following minor league baseball is following the development of young pitching.  This week will be viewed as important marker in the status of the young starting … Continue reading

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Can Big Jim Murphy Drive In 100 Runs And Lead The Threshers To The Playoff?

Last night was one of the best baseball games of the season Baseball Betsy and I have seen at Bright House.  The game was tied going into the bottom of the eighth until Clearwater’s clean up hitter big Jim Murphy … Continue reading

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