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The Tales Of Two Career Minor League Players: the Phillies Pete Lavin and The Braves Derrick Mitchell

Yesterday was a rewarding day for those us who follow minor league baseball.  We saw in person and watched on MilB-TV some fascinating baseball.  First, we were at Dunedin’s  Florida Auto Exchange Stadium and watched the woebegone Clearwater Threshers play … Continue reading

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Phillies 2014 Minor League Spring Training Camp Coming To An End

How do you know spring training is nearly over?  Don, our favorite host of the Carpenter Complex, starts handing out the 2014 Extended Spring Training Schedule.  SEE HERE.  The Phillies minor leaguers have only games remaining with the Pirates on … Continue reading

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Top Phillies Minor League Prospects By Position for 2013

The 2013 baseball season was long for those of us who watch and follow Phillies minor league baseball.  Baseball Betsy and I were there for the opening day of the major league spring training games in February and minor league … Continue reading

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Phillies Minor league Players Aaron Altherr and Derrick Mitchell Pulled Off A Rare Triple-Double This Season

We have heard about the need on the Phillies major league roster for right-handed hitting outfielders who can field and have some power potential.  They seem to have two players in the minor league system who fits the bill in … Continue reading

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Can The Phillies Kyrell Hudson and Brody Colvin Have Breakout Minor League Seasons?

Last season we had chances to see three of the best breakout seasons ever by Cody Asche early with the Clearwater Threshers, Darin Ruf late with the Reading Phillies and Tyler Cloyd all season at AA, AAA and with the … Continue reading

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Phillies Minor League Pitchers Ethan Martin and Brendan Lafferty Impress Against the Blue Jays

The Phillies AAA and AA minor league groups traveled up the road a few miles to the Blue Jays minor league complex in Dunedin on Friday. Two pitchers for the Phils stood out: Ethan Martin and Brendan Lafferty.  Martin started … Continue reading

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Nothing Beats Three Run Homers Even In Phillies Minor League Intrasquad Games

The Phillies minor league Work Groups had a camp day on Thursday but that fact took nothing away from watching some interesting baseball on a breezy cool sunny afternoon at the Carpenter Complex.   Basically it was for AA Group 2 … Continue reading

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