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Members Of The Phillies Starting Rotation of The Future Jesse Biddle, Aaron Nola And David Buchanan All Pick up Wins Last Night

Jesse Biddle overmatched the Daytona Cubs last night.  It was just that simple.  He pitched like he belonged at Citizens Bank Park not Clearwater’s Bright House Field.  Aaron Nola had a nice debut with Reading but is was not as … Continue reading

Posted in August 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Draft Picks Show It’s Important For Phillies Pitching Prospects to Have a High Strikeout to Walk Ratio

The Phillies picked RHP Aaron Nola from LSU with the seventh pick in the draft.  Nola had a 6.63 strikeout-to-walk ratio at LSU.  The average big-leaguer this season has a 2.52 ratio. With the 47th pick they picked LHP Matt Imhof … Continue reading

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Phillies Pitchers Under Orders To Throw More Strikes Next Season And Prospect Feliberto Sanchez Responds At Instructs

As we can see from watching the major league playoffs, pitching plays a vital role in winning post season baseball.  Today,  Jim Salisbury Phillies beat writer for csnphilly.com has posted an excellent analysis of the problems the Phillies pitchers from … Continue reading

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Jesse Biddle, Adam Morgan and Austin Wright: Three Of The Best Young Lefthanded Starters In Minor League Baseball

The best part of this season for those of us who follow the Phillies minor league system has been watching the starting pitching performances of the three best young left-handed starters in minor league baseball who were on one staff … Continue reading

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Phillies No. 1 Draft Pick Shane Watson Impressive In Striking Out the Side Against Yankee Rookies

Read Adam Morgan’s update from last night below: One of the fun aspects of following minor league baseball is following the development of young pitching.  This week will be viewed as important marker in the status of the young starting … Continue reading

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The Clearwater Threshers Adam Morgan Is A Younger Version Of The Phillies Cliff Lee

Last night two starting pitchers who are headed in the opposite directions, pitched.  One with the Phillies and the other with team’s farm team, the Clearwater Threshers.  Both are lefties with similar stuff.  They pound the strike zone, have low … Continue reading

Posted in July 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments