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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”.¬†Needless 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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Carlos De La Cruz, Logan Simmons and Carlos Oropeza Standout In GCL Phillies Opener

It’s always a special time when the Gulf Coast League opens. ¬†Yesterday was no exception. The Phillies GCL East team downed the the Yankees West team, 8-3. They banged out 13 hits including five doubles on Ashburn Field at the … Continue reading

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The Phillies Future Is Playing Now As Darick Hall And Carlos De La Cruz Go Deep In Minor League Spring Training Games

The future is unfolding before our eyes each day at the Carpenter Complex and nothing beats the long ball. Today we watched first baseman Darick Hall go opposite field as he hit one out to left on Schmidt Field against … Continue reading

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Phillies Standout Players In A-Ball Action

It seems when we go in person to the Phillies minor league games certain players always standout. Today was no exception. The youngest Phillies minor league group took on a team Thursday afternoon on Robin Roberts Field from Oakton Community … Continue reading

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