Tag Archives: J.P. Crawford

Read How Lakewood’s Will Stewart Gem Made My Day After Watching the Clearwater Threshers Get Trounced The Night Before

I had already put a “W” in the scorebook last night as I sat down to eat my cheesesteak in my seat behind home plate before the start of the Clearwater game.  The highlight of the night turned out to … Continue reading

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Phillies Top Prospects Alfaro, Crawford And Kingery High On 2018 Prospect Lists

Young Phillies players with ROY eligibility are high up on many of this years prospect lists. This makes for an exciting year for Phillies baseball on a team still a way off from being considered to be considered for the … Continue reading

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The Top 100 Prospect Lists Are Out, The Phillies Have Five On One and Six On Another List

January is the month for the top 100 prospect ratings and the Phillies have five on the Baseball America list and six on the MLB Pipeline list.  They only differ in ranking placements and Mickey Moniak failed to make the … Continue reading

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The Jury Is Still Out On The Last Five Phillies First Round Draft Picks

The Phillies have not been successful yet in developing impact recent first round draft picks. If the Phillies are ever to make it to October baseball they need to hit on some of them.  Here is an update on how … Continue reading

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Watching The Phillies Stars Of Tomorrow Play Today

Some dates are more important than others in watching Phillies baseball. August 22, 2017, might be one of those dates. We will be watching Rhys Hoskins to see if he can hit his second home run in Citizens Bank Park. … Continue reading

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Which Phillies Position Prospects Are Finishing the 2017 Season “Strong”?

The remaining three weeks in the minor league season are the most important for any minor league player.  Every player evaluator for the 30 major league organizations asks the question “did he finish strong”.   It the answer is “Yes” … Continue reading

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Preview of the First Phillies Game of 2017 Vs. The University of Tampa

The lineup is out for tomorrow’s Phillies first spring training game.  It’s a seven-inning scrimmage against the University of Tampa at renamed Spectrum Field. To open the 2015 spring training season the U of T Spartans stunned the Phillies 6-2. … Continue reading

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MLBPipeline Names J.P. Crawford As The Fourth Best Shortstop Prospect On Its Top Ten List

MLBPipeline has just named J.P.Crawford as the fourth best shortstop prospect on its Top Ten Shortstop Prospect list.  Read and Watch HERE.   Crawford joins fellow Phillies minor league prospects in the Pipeline’s Top Ten categories including catcher Jorge Alfaro, … Continue reading

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It Was A “good news” “bad news” Day In the Phillies Farm System

Yesterday was a “bad”news,”good news” kind of day in the Phillies farm system. One of the  highlights of my day though was watching MLB.TV and the Phillies Front Office types sitting behind home plate at First Energy Stadium, squirming a … Continue reading

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Dallas Keuchel, J.P. Crawford, Jeff Singer and Jose Taveras Symbolized Yesterday What Spring Training Is All About

Yesterday, marked the end of the Florida portion of Phillies spring training. The minor league teams do not break camp until Saturday when Lehigh Valley, Reading and Lakewood teams head north, the Threshers walk over to Bright House and the … Continue reading

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