Tag Archives: Carlos De La Cruz

Clearwater Threshers Get Offensive Help From Rixon Wingrove, Yhoswar Garcia and Carlos De La Cruz

Going into Sunday’s action, the Clearwater Threshers’ pitchers lead the league with the lowest staff ERA of 3.53 but they Threshers are in the bottom half of the ten team league hitting only .226. That might be changing after last … Continue reading

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Starlyn Castillo Stands Out On The Mound in the Clearwater Threshers Defeat

We have to be impressed with 19 year-old Phillies starting pitching prospect Starlyn Castillo for the Clearwater Threshers. Last night, he struck out six in a 61 pitch, three inning start. The Phillies are keeping minor league starters on a … Continue reading

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The Clearwater Threshers Have A “MLB Stars of Tomorrow” Lineup With Stewart, Gutierrez and De La Cruz

It must be nice to have three guys in the lineup with an OPS of around 1.000. That’s the dilemma opposing pitchers are now facing each night in the Clearwater lineup. Do they want to face corner infielder J.D. Stewart … Continue reading

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Taking a Break From Watching the Phillies Minor League System to Take a Walk to See the Phillies Down the Street

We need a break from watching or listening to Phillies farm system games. We will get it by taking a short walk down the street to watch the Phillies. They will be playing three blocks from our home here in … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper and Carlos De La Cruz Combined To Hit Three, Two-Run Homers In Phillies 9-7 Win

Bryce Harper early and pinch-hitter Carlos De La Cruz late provided the power combining to hit three, two run-run homers as the Phillies downed the Pirates 9-7 at Spectrum Field in Grapefruit League action on Wednesday. We saw video replays … Continue reading

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It Sure Was Fun Watching The Nationals Juan Soto in the Post Season! Where is the Phillies Version of Juan Soto?

Sure was fun watching the Washington Nationals left fielder Juan Soto celebrate his 21sth birthday during the World Series. He was my MLB post season MVP.  He did it all when it counted the most on the field and especially … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe What I Just Saw! The Best Plays We Watched of Phillies Minor League Playoffs, Instructs and Fall Ball

Jack Buck’s radio call of Kurt Gibson World Series home run back in 1988 is probably one of the most memorable calls ever. His “I don’t believe what I just saw” is forever etched in our baseball memory.  For us … Continue reading

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Time to Check Up on the Young Phillies at Fall Instructs

With the Phillies minor league teams done for the season, we have to shift our attention to Fall ball. First up is Fall Instructs which lasts a brief three weeks in Clearwater. The intra-squad game at Spectrum field on Friday … Continue reading

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Lakewood’s Carlos De La Cruz and Reading’s Cornelius Randolph Are Finishing Strong With 3 RBIs Each In Last Night’s Wins

It seems if a team can get three RBIs from a batter in the lineup, they win!. This was the formula for Lakewood’s 5-4 win over Delmarva and Reading’s 4-2 win over Bowie last night. In the games, Carlos De … Continue reading

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Two Phillies Under Age-20 Prospects, Carlos De La Cruz and Rix Wingrove, Finishing Strong

Two of the top Phillies under 20-year-old prospects started the month of August off Thursday with a bang. First baseman, Rix Wingrove went 3 for 3 with his fifth homer in 102 at bats for the GCL West Phillies. Lakewood’s … Continue reading

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