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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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The Clearwater Threshers Adam Morgan Is A Younger Version Of The Phillies Cliff Lee

Last night two starting pitchers who are headed in the opposite directions, pitched.  One with the Phillies and the other with team’s farm team, the Clearwater Threshers.  Both are lefties with similar stuff.  They pound the strike zone, have low … Continue reading

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The Phillies Are Ready Down On The Farm With Lefty Starters Whether Hamels Leaves Or Not

FoxSports.com is reporting that Cole Hamels is still “mulling” the Phillies reported six year, $130 million offer.  They said he was “conflicted” about testing the free agent market.  I say if he is indeed conflicted and $130 million over six … Continue reading

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It’s That Hard To Believe that Four Threshers Starters Are The Top Four in Florida State League Strikeouts

As someone who has spent his adult life in politics we would always say “money is the mother’s milk of politics”.   What that means is you can accomplish very little without campaign funds to communicate your message to keep a … Continue reading

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The Ninth Inning Has Become Tyler Time For The Overpowering Clearwater Threshers Pitching Staff

The ninth inning belongs to Tyler Knigge, the Clearwater Threshers’ big 6’4″ 215 lbs. who has become the team’s No. 1 closer.  Last night was no exception.  Knigge picked up his eight save of the season and added two more … Continue reading

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