Tag Archives: Greg Pickett

The Phillies Farm System Has An Interesting Starting Left/Right Starting Pitching Combination and Several Home Run Hitting First Basemen

Growing up I watched many great major league lefty-right starting pitching combinations such as Spahn and Burdette for the the Braves and later Short and Bunning for the Phillies.  The Phillies have a left-right starter combination in the low minors … Continue reading

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The Battle For the Phillies “First Baseman of the Future” Between Rhys Hoskins, Darick Hall and Greg Pickett Begins Now!

The battle for the Phillies “First Baseman of the Future” has heated up in the last two weeks as the minor league season enters the half way mark. Rhys Hoskins went deep twice in Monday’s game for Lehigh Valley to … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, June | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Phillies Loaded With Power Left handed Hitting First Baseman Down On The Farm

We all know about Phillies right handed hitting first base prospect Rhys Hoskins who hit 38 homers in the regular season for Reading in 2016.   But from the left side they have some power bats as well. Last season … Continue reading

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Greg Pickett Continues To Impress In Phillies Intrasquad Play

Saturday was another beautiful day in Clearwater as the third day of the Phillies minor league intrasquad games took place.  The standout player was first baseman Greg Pickett who is quickly emerging as a serious major league prospect. In Saturday’s intrasquad … Continue reading

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Who Are The Big Boppers In The Phillies Farm System For 2017?

“Chicks might dig the long ball” but I was brought up digging the long ball hitting too. It started by watching Maris and Mantle battle in 1961 working to break Babe Ruth’s home run record and I will never forget … Continue reading

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As Phillies Fall Instructs Wind Down, Muzziotti, Pickett, Randolph and Duran Continue to Standout

Each Wednesday of the three week Instructs schedule, the Phillies play an intra-squad game. It gives us a chance to watch most of the players in action in a nine inning game. Though no score was kept on the Bright … Continue reading

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Phillies Instructs Go Down 9-1 To the Blue Jays; Still Kilome, Muzziotti And Pickett Stood Out Today; Encarnacion Was Injured Late Last Week

Last Monday, I watched one of the best games of the season as the Phillies Instructs downed  the Blue Jays Instructs 8-5. Today’s game at Bright House Field was just the opposite as the Blue Jays won 9-1. The final … Continue reading

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