Tag Archives: Baseball Betsy

Phillies Catchers and Pitchers Have Reported!

The Phillies catchers and pitchers have reported to the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater.  On Wednesday we watched three groups of pitchers went through the ever popular pitchers fielding practice and bunting drills.  The catchers were doing drills down the left … Continue reading

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Do The Phillies Have Enough Starting Pitching to Win the N.L. East?

The really big question remains “Do the Phillies have Enough Starting Pitching to Win the N.L. East?  Philly,com Bob Brookover asked that question in today’s Extra Innings column, Read HERE. Brookover points out that the current projected Phillies starting pitching … Continue reading

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Jan Hernandez is the Baseball Betsy/Ross, Phillies “Player of the 2018-2019 Off-season”

The Phillies seem unable to sign Bryce Harper to play right field at Citizens Bank Park but Phillies minor league right fielder Jan Hernandez looks like he is increasingly able to take over right field for Lehigh Valley at AAA … Continue reading

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The Phillies Desperately Need the Left Handed Bat of Bryce Harper. Here’s Why!

When the Phillies announced their non-roster invitees to the major league spring training camp, I was surprised to read that left handed hitting Darick Hall was not listed,  read HERE. All Hall did in 2018 was lead the entire organization … Continue reading

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Will Luis Garcia and Curtis Mead Be the Next Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley?

We all know about the great season 18-year old Luis Garcia had in the Gulf Coast League where he led the league in hitting and was selected as an All-Star shortstop. On Saturday he just might have been joined by … Continue reading

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Phillies, One of Only Five MLB teams to Not Lose A Player in Rule 5 Draft.

The Phillies did not lose any players in the Rule 5 draft.  They are one of only five MLB teams not to have any Rule 5 players drafted. Read HERE.  Either it means the Phillies did a good job of … Continue reading

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No Phillies Minor Leaguers are Listed Among Baseball America and MiLB’s Top Rule 5 Potential Draft Picks

I would take a chance on several Phillies pitchers not protected in the Rule 5 Draft at the MLB Winter Meeting on Thursday. Former Phillies prospect, pitcher Sam McWilliams, has rocketed up the Baseball America list to No. 1 of … Continue reading

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