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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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Phillies Prospect Jake Holmes Was Locked-in With a Homer, Triple and a Double In Monday’s Game On Schmidt Field

Someone was scheduled to play first base in today’s game but his name was blacked out on the lineup card clipped on the fence next to the Phillies bench. Jake Holmes name was inserted at first instead. It was good … Continue reading

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Watching Future Major Leaguers Play In The Phillies System In Saturday’s Instructs Game

I once heard an old hockey coach give his thoughts when asked in a preseason camp “how do you know if he will play in the NHL”. He simply replied “you know it when you see it”.┬áNeedless to say in … Continue reading

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Four Young Phillies Prospects Stand Out In Fall Instructional League Play

The Phillies Instructs were in camp on Saturday morning. It gave us a chance to see many kids who likely will never make it, others just trying to hang on for next season and top young prospects. We watched several … Continue reading

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July 4th Is a Good Time to Get Caught Up On Prospects In the Low Minors and Can You Believe What Willie Garcia Is Doing?

The July 4th holiday was always a time to take stock of how things are going with guys we have followed in the low minor leagues. In our town back in south central Pennsylvania, the local town team always played … Continue reading

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