Tag Archives: Darick Hall

Nick Maton and Darick Hall Show They Are Top Phillies Prospects

Nick Maton with a two-run double and Darick Hall with triple drove-in three of the six Phillies runs in the big eight inning in yesterday’s game against the Tigers.  They received little notice as the Phillies media was all consumed … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, February | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Who We Will Be Watching Most Closely Among the Latest Invitees To Phillies Major League Spring Training Camp

We have been attending Phillies spring training on a regular basis for the last decade. To us it is a most interesting time because just about all of the organization’s players are on full review for us diehard fans to … Continue reading

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Phillies Get A Badly Needed Fast Start To the 2020 Season With New Manager Joe Girardi and the Addition of Zack Wheeler to the Top of the Starting Rotation

Phillies majority owner John Middleton is my hero. He made former manager Gabe Kapler the Giants’ problem and brought in an experienced manager in Joe Girardi. Below are my observations where the Phillies system stands as the team heads into … 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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Reading Fightin Phils Darick Hall Already Has Homered Off Of Yankees ALDS Starter Luis Severino This Season

Darick Hall had a good but not great season for the Reading Fightin Phils. However, he was one of the few Reading players to come up big in the Eastern League playoffs against the Yankees’ farm team and eventual Eastern … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, October | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Darick Hall, Spencer Howard and David Parkinson Win The 2019 Baseball Betsy and Ross Phillies Minor League Playoff Awards

The Phillies minor league season ended with Reading losing three straight games in the first round of the Eastern League playoffs against the Trenton Thunder. They lost game one 4-3, the second game by getting shutout 3-0 in ten innings … Continue reading

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Luke Williams and Josh Stephen Keys To Reading’s Success Against Trenton In Eastern League Playoffs

Tonight’s 7:00 game in Reading begins the first round of the best-of-five in the Eastern League’s East playoff series between the Reading Fightin Phils and the Trenton Thunder. The series will be evenly matched. Trenton won the first half and … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, August | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reading’s Darick Hall, Lehigh Vally’s Connor Brogdon and Williamsport’s Kendall Simmons Caught My Attention, Yesterday in the Phillies System

Three Phillies minor league players caught my attention yesterday. Reading’s Darick Hall finally had a two hit game in August, Lehigh Valley’s Connor Brogdon finally picked up a save and Williamsport’s Kendall Simmons contributed without hitting a home run. Hall … Continue reading

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Darick Hall Playing Like a Major Leaguer For Reading and Drew Smyly Pitching like a Cy Young Candidate For The Phillies

Watching TV last night was a lot of fun. Reading’s Darick Hall against the Bowie Baysox and the Phillies’ Drew Smyly pitching against the San Francisco Giants. Hall just might be able to lead the Fightin Phils to the Eastern … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, July | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lehigh Valley Adds a Power, Left-handed Hitting, First Baseman But His Name Is NOT Darick Hall

“Hard to believe Harry”, the Phillies have yet to promote to AAA Darick Hall, the power hitting first baseman who has played 182 games and has 647 at bats over two seasons in AA for Reading. Instead, they have just … Continue reading

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