Tag Archives: Australian Baseball League

On The Lookout For Young Phillies Talent But They Are Not Easy To Spot

Spring training was once a time for fans to study young Phillies talent. The Carpenter Complex was always buzzing with fans who came early to watch the Phillies prospects of the future. Not anymore in this Covid environment. Prospects may … Continue reading

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The Best of the Phillies 2020-21 Offseason Players

The Phillies 2020-21 off season finally came to an end on Friday night in Melbourne, Australia. With Phillies products on the Melbourne Aces’ roster, teenage sensation Chris Burke and veteran closer Josh Tols leading the way, the Aces won the … Continue reading

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The Phillies 19 Year-Old Phenom Chris Burke Leads the Melbourne Aces to the Australian Baseball League Championship

He is only 19 years-old but plays like a seasoned MLB veteran, though he has never played a minor league game in North America. On Friday, in what turned out to be the deciding game in the Australian Baseball League … Continue reading

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Luke Williams and Jonathan Hennigan Head Home From “Down Under” To Get Ready For Phillies Spring Training

The Phillies have sent super-sub Luke Williams and lefty reliever back to the states from the Australian Baseball League to get ready for the Phillies Spring Training in Clearwater. They both had a very successful off season in the ABL. … Continue reading

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In Chris Burke the Phillies Might Have One of The Top Teenage Power Hitters In Baseball

In Chris Burke, the Phillies might have one of the top teenage power hitters in baseball.  We saw it again on Saturday in the Australian Baseball League as Chris went deep for the Melbourne Aces  Burke hit his fourth home … Continue reading

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“Run-off” Rixon Scores Winning Run in 2-1 Adelaide Giants Win

Known as “Walk-off Wingrove”, he became “Run-off Rixon” in Thursday’s 2-1 Adelaide Giants win over the Brisbane Bandits. Going into the bottom of the seventh with the Giants trailing 1-0 in the final inning of regulation, Cornelius Randolph doubled to … Continue reading

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Wingrove and Simmons Off To Fast ABL Starts With the Bat

Nothing beats watching a doubleheader. Last night, we watched a first game where the Adelaide Giants were crushed 12-2 by the Perth Heat. Led by the power bats of three of the Phillies on the roster, the Giants won a … Continue reading

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Fresh Out of Precautionary Hotel Quarantine “Down Under”, Phillies Prospects Cornelius Randolph and Luke Williams Opened the 2021 ABL Preseason with RBI Hits In An Adelaide Giant Intrasquad Game

Nothing beats a couple of RBI hits from two Phillies Prospects to open up the 2021 minor league baseball season even before the new year begins. Reports on Monday from Adelaide, South Australia tell us that outfielder Cornelius Randolph and … Continue reading

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Finally the 2019 Phillies Baseball Season Has Come to an End. Logan O’Hoppe Is Our Phillies Player of the ABL Playoffs.

No more 3:30 am first pitch games from a place 16 time zones ahead of us watching here in Florida. The Phillies baseball season is finally over. Thank goodness for that! It ended with an Adelaide Giants 6-2 defeat on … Continue reading

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Two of the Best Teenagers In Baseball Are Phillies Prospects Logan O’Hoppe and Rixon Wingrove, But Not For Long!

If the Australian Baseball League Championship Series goes the full three games, Adelaide Giant’s catcher Logan O’Hoppe will no longer be one of the best young teenage prospects in baseball. He turns 20-years old on Sunday when the final game … Continue reading

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