Tag Archives: Jake Arrieta

The Phillies 14W-5L-1T Spring Training Record Is a Good Sign For When the Regular Season Starts

2020 Baseball’s future is uncertain but MLB spring training games came to an abrupt halt after Thursday because of  COVID-19 pandemic. The Phillies had the best record not only in the Grapefruit League with a 14-5-1 record but of any … Continue reading

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A Potential Phillies Star of The Future Bryson Stott Triples Off Of Jake Arrieta in Simulated Game In An Interesting Weekend of Spring Training Baseball

The way Bryson Stott looks, he may not be too far away from joining the Phillies major league roster. In a Sunday morning simulated game on Roberts Field, he dropped the barrel head of his bat on a Jake Arrieta … Continue reading

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Watching the Present and the Future in Phillies Baseball at Today’s Spring Training

It was a lot of fun watching the Phillies live batting practice this morning on Carlton Field. We saw Bryce Harper along with Roman Quinn hit in live BP against Jake Arrieta, Jose Alvarez, Drew Storen and Austin Davis. They … Continue reading

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The Phillies Losing All Five Games in The Washington Series In Late September With John Middleton In the Stands Probably Was Final Straw Leaving Him With No Other Choice But To Fire Gabe Kapler

After watching and reading about one of the most interesting days in Phillies history on Friday, my take is that losing the five game series in late September against the Washington National was likely the coup de grace for Gabe … Continue reading

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The Phillies Front Office Had a Bad Night But Not Spencer Howard In His AA Debut

We watched Spencer Howard make his Eastern League debut Friday night in Manchester, New Hampshire on MiLB.TV. He did not disappoint us. After watching him pitch for the Clearwater Threshers this season we were not surprise by his effort. In … Continue reading

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Phillies Need Starting Pitching Now! Spencer Howard, Damon Jones and Bailey Falter Are The Best They Have In The Minors!

Last night, yet again, we saw that the Phillies will not win with its existing starting pitching rotation. Nick Pavetta left much to be desired and picked up the loss.  Only Aaron Nola is pitching at a high major league … Continue reading

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With Great Pitching and Timely Hitting, The Phillies Teams Won All Five Games on Saturday

Saturday was one of those days that the Phillies organization won all five games played. From the team with the best winning percentage in the system, to the lowest Lakewood, they all added a “W” to the standings. The magic formula … Continue reading

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Phillies Catchers and Pitchers Have Reported!

The Phillies catchers and pitchers have reported to the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater.  On Wednesday we watched three groups of pitchers went through the ever popular pitchers fielding practice and bunting drills.  The catchers were doing drills down the left … Continue reading

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Do The Phillies Have Enough Starting Pitching to Win the N.L. East?

The really big question remains “Do the Phillies have Enough Starting Pitching to Win the N.L. East?  Philly,com Bob Brookover asked that question in today’s Extra Innings column, Read HERE. Brookover points out that the current projected Phillies starting pitching … Continue reading

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