Tag Archives: Brandon Leibrandt

Looking at The Phillies in the 2017 Rule 5 Draft.

The only Phillies minor league player selected in the 2017 Rule 5 draft was outfielder Carlos Tocci.  He was taken by the Chicago White Sox. They sent him on to the Texas Rangers.   We wish him the best with … Continue reading

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Phillies Instructs Catcher Rodolfo Duran Comes Up Big With A Bases Loaded, Two-Run Double

It was a well played Instructs game with the Blue Jays Saturday morning on Roberts Field at the Carpenter Complex.  Good pitching and a big two-run double with the bases loaded by the Phillies catcher Rodolfo Duran was the difference … Continue reading

Posted in October 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Four “Under The Radar” Phillies Farmhands Who Stood Out In The Final Regular Season Game Of The Season

In my previous blog I wrote about the four, “crème de la crème”, prospects  who played the entire 2016 season in the Phillies minor leagues system. Including the playoffs, Dylan Cozens (41 homers, 128 RBIs) and Rhys Hoskins (39 homers, 118 … Continue reading

Posted in September 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Minor League Playoffs Are Over And The Phillies Teams go 6-11, Now On To AFL, Instruct and Winter Ball

“It’s always darkest before the dawn”.  For me that’s how I would sum up the Phillies minor league teams’ weak performances in the post season. The Phillies are the only MLB organization not to have won a minor league championship … Continue reading

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Franco, Quinn, Stassi, Nola, Leibrandt and Leiter Have Been The Best Minor Leaguers The Phillies Have

“He is the best they have”.  When Vin Scully says that about Clayton Kershaw on those never ending ads on the MLB channel, a tingle always goes up my spine.  I never tire of hearing old Vin make that statement. … Continue reading

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On The Hunt For Phillies Starting Pitching Prospects

Yesterday was interesting at the Complex.  Wednesdays are always intrasquad days at the Carpenter Complex.  Get there by noon and you can see the young players in action, many of whom have come up from the Phillies academies in the … Continue reading

Posted in May 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“You Know It When You See It” Zach Eflin and Brandon Leibrandt Are Phillies Major League Talent

Baseball Betsy and I have had the pleasure to watch both  Zach Eflin and Brandon Leibrandt pitch in their most recent starts.  On Sunday we watched on MiLB-TV and listened to the call of the game by Reading’s play by … Continue reading

Posted in April 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment