Tag Archives: Deivy Grullon

The Phillies Start to Wobble Again Toward Another Lost Season

Maybe it was not Gabe Kapler’s fault, after all! Another disappointing season appears to be awaiting the Phillies at the end this 60-game season on September 27th.  After winning 10 0f 11 games, they seem now to be on a … Continue reading

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Rafael Marchan and Logan O’Hoppe Have Become The Phillies Catchers of the Future

What does all this mean? The Phillies just put their third-string catcher on waivers in order to make room on the 40-man roster for another relief pitcher. Most teams load-up with backup catchers at this point of the schedule just … Continue reading

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The Phillies Have Problems At The Infield Corners. Update: Reports Are Alec Bohm Just Got The Call To The Show

The infield corners are dark holes in the Phillies lineup. Last night, first baseman Rhys Hoskins hit into three double plays and capped his night with a strikeout in the ninth inning. He represented the tying run at the time … Continue reading

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The Phillies Spencer Howard and the Blue Jays Nate Pearson Are Two Young Pitchers To Watch

We continue to wonder how much longer baseball can struggle on under the current situation of schedule changes due to COVID 19 outbreaks. In any event, we can make several observations so far from a distant perspective. Last season in … Continue reading

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The Phillies Appear not to Have a Complete Replacement Taxi Squad Ready in Lehigh Valley

With the outbreak of positive tests for Covide 19 among the Miami Marlins, the baseball season is in jeopardy again after only the first weekend. As of now, 14 Marlins and staff have tested positive for Covide 19. They have … Continue reading

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“Four’ Was the Lucky Number for the Phillies in Saturday’s Games

The Phillies came roaring back to defeat the Miami Marlins 7-1 after losing 5-2 to them on opening night. “Four” was the lucky number in the first win of the season. “Four” was the number of strikeouts for starting pitcher … Continue reading

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Phillies Nick Pivetta Puts It All Together In Yesterday’s Game With Deivy Grullon As His Catcher

The Phillies have a battle going on for the final spot in the starting rotation. Yesterday in Ft. Myers against the Boston Red Sox, Nick Pivetta jumped out in front with a five strikeout gem in 2.2 innings. At the … Continue reading

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The First Day of 2020 Spring Training is in the Books, Harper Rakes, Hoskins Goes Deep and Roman Quinn Takes to the Air

You can tell something about a team with hold they deploy their teams in workouts. On Monday all the media was talking about was Jean Segura was at third base and Scott Kingery was at second base in the infield … Continue reading

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Phillies Catchers and Pitchers Have Reported To Clearwater: J.T. Realmuto Stands Out With the Bat

If you want a batting practice home run ball, just stand behind the left field fence at Roberts Field. This is where J.T. Realmuto deposited at least ten long balls over the fence in catchers batting practice on Thursday. He … Continue reading

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Watching the Phillies Minor Leguers on MiLB.TV is More Rewarding Than Watching the Frustrating Phillies on MLB.TV or ESPN

We  watched both the Phillies and Reading games last night. One on ESPN and the other on MiLB.TV.  It has not been fun watching the Phillies play out the season and last night was on exception. They struggle to win … Continue reading

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