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Catchers Logan O’Hoppe and Henri Lartigue Get the Call To Join The Phillies 60-Man Roster

Two of our favorite Phillies minor league prospects, catchers Logan O’Hoppe and Henri Lartigue, were added to the 60-man player pool. This makes them eligible to play for them in the 2020 MLB season. The Phillies have been hard hit … Continue reading

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Let’s Get This Party Started, The Phillies Start Summer Training Camp Today

Finally, it looks like the 2020 season is getting started. No more Phillies spring training games in Clearwater. Just some summer training tuneups at Citizens Bank Park before the regular season starts with a 60 game schedule. It’s a sprint … Continue reading

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The Phillies All But Wrapped Up Signing Their 2020 Haul of North American Talent-It’s Almost All About Pitching

The Phillies signed their first round draft pick this week. Eighteen year-old pitcher Mick Abel does look ready to anchor the Phillies rotation for a long time into the future, but not soon. Using another future Phillies ace, Spencer Howard, … Continue reading

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At Least The Phillies Are Winning the MLB Off-Season Led By Manager Joe Girardi and Chief Scout Brian Barber

The Phillies won the 2020 Grapefruit League and had the best record at 14-5 in the MLB in the 2020 spring training games. Not to be out done they are also winning the the non-drafted free agent signing period after … Continue reading

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Phillies Sign Undrafted Free Agent Pitcher Blake Brown From UNC Asheville, the 11th Pitcher Added Since Last Wednesday

The Phillies no longer have a pitching shortage in the minor league system. Today, they signed starting pitcher Blake Brown out of UNC Asheville. He is 11th pitcher the Phillies have picked up who were added via the Draft or … Continue reading

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Phillies Pipeline leads to Georgia Tech MLB Prospects Outfielder Baron Radcliff and Pitcher Jonathan Hughes

As we always say “it is important to finish strong”. No one knew for sure when the final collegiate games of the season would take place for Georgia Tech’s starting right fielder Baron Radcliff and Friday night starter Jonathan Hughes. … Continue reading

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Could The Phillies Have “Twin Towers” Someday in their Starting Rotation?

The Phillies organization now has two of the tallest pitchers in baseball in 7 footer, lefty Kyle Young and just drafted right-hander, 6’8″ Carson Ragsdale.  Both will pitch at Baseball Age 22, if this season every gets off the ground. … Continue reading

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We Like The Phillies Pitching Choices but not the Bats in the Draft

Of the players the Phillies took in the draft, I like the pitching choices but not the bats.  Lots of pitching upside with first round pick Mick Abel and fourth round pick Carson Ragsdale. Lots of strike “threes” at the … Continue reading

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Will The Phillies Go For a Starting Left-handed Pitcher With The 15th Pick in the Draft?

Reading the tea leaves is an inexact science but NBC Sports Philadelphia, Phillies beat writer, Jim Salisbury is the best read to follow for the latest in Phillies thinking. He is reporting that the Phillies are looking for starting pitching … Continue reading

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Who Will The Phillies Draft No. 1 On Wednesday Night?

If the current MLB season ever starts the Phillies 2020 lineup seems set but what does future years hold?  Draft projections for Wednesday night are so far all over the place. The MLB draft expert, Jonathan Mayo, has a high … Continue reading

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