Tag Archives: Damon Jones

Phillies Need Starting Pitching But Not Much Exists at the Minor League Level

It’s becoming more and more obvious that the Phillies will fall short of making it to the post season. Their starting pitching rotation is Aaron Nola and four other guys who might last five innings. The rotation is not strong … Continue reading

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Watching The Two Top Phillies Minor League Starters, Spencer Howard and Damon Jones Pitch On A Sunday Afternoon

I arrived at Spectrum Field  early on Sunday and hustled out to left field to watch Spencer Howard warm-up for his one o’clock start against the Braves’ Florida Fire Frogs farm team. He did not do anything special in warm … Continue reading

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Phillies Need Starting Pitching Now! Spencer Howard, Damon Jones and Bailey Falter Are The Best They Have In The Minors!

Last night, yet again, we saw that the Phillies will not win with its existing starting pitching rotation. Nick Pavetta left much to be desired and picked up the loss.  Only Aaron Nola is pitching at a high major league … Continue reading

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Shutout Starting Pitching by Damon Jones and Bailey Falter, A Grand Slam by Grenny Cumana Keep the Reading Fightin Phils In First Place

The Phillies are running out of effective starting pitchers. Last night we watched on MLB. TV Jake Arrieta struggle inning after inning. He was unable to hold off the New York Mets  after the Phillies took early leads in the … Continue reading

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Pitchers To Watch In The Phillies Minor League System: Damon Jones, Kyle Glogoski, Keylan Killgore, Zach Warren, Francisco Morales and Brandon Ramey

It is obvious that the Phillies do not have the pitching to make it to the post season. Right now, only Aaron Nola would qualify as a top five starter in a major league post season team’s rotation.  In the … Continue reading

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Alec Bohm, Jhailyn Ortiz, Damon Jones, Spencer Howard and Kyle Glogoski Are The Major League Prospects To Watch

Watching Phillies minor league games requires a lot of patience and winning is NOT a particular priority. Just ask the fans in full season Lakewood and half-season Williamsport. Their teams are now a combined 27 games under .500 as the … Continue reading

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If Vince Velasquez Is Not The Answer, Tonight’s Game In Reading Could Tell Us Who Is!

We are getting tired of watching Vince Velasquez try to be a starting pitcher. After last night’s home run by Velasquez, he looks more like a potential bat off the bench than a starting pitcher. He is yet another failed … Continue reading

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