Tag Archives: Jhailyn Ortiz

The Phillies Have Four Position Players and Four Pitchers Selected By Baseball America To It’s Classification Minor League All-Star Teams.

The 2017 Minor League season has come to an end and the awards are starting to roll in from Baseball America. Lakewood BlueClaws pitcher Nick Fanti is going to need a U-Haul to haul away all of his 2017 awards. … Continue reading

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Are Ben Pelletier, Jhailyn Ortiz and Adam Haseley The Phillies Outfielders Of The Future?

The Phillies Front Office is continuing to struggle to evaluate talent.  Needless to say outfielders are one area of need.   It seems that the $30 million dollar contract they awarded to Odubel Herrera will be eventually written off as … 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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Dyer, Randolph, Henriquez and Duran Standout In The Final Phillies Instructs Game

It’s all over.  Phillies baseball in Clearwater is over for another season. But not before the Phillies Instructs downed the Yankees Instructs  1-0 at Bright House Field on Thursday. It was a good game dominated by pitching on both sides. … Continue reading

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Nick Fanti and Jhailyn Ortiz Were The Keys To GCL Phillies 3-2 Win To Knot Up the Best Of Three GCL Finals

It was 5.1 inning of shutout, six strikeout baseball by 19-year-old Nick Fanti and a clutch two-run single by 17-year-old right fielder Jhailyn Ortiz.  They were the key players in the 3-2 win for the GCL Phillies over the GCL … Continue reading

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The GCL Phillies Sure Better Watching Than the MLB Phillies

Yesterday was the “tale of two extremes” in watching Phillies baseball. Baseball Betsy and I watched the teenagers of the GCL Phillies, the team with the highest winning percent in the minor or major leagues, clinch a playoff spot in … Continue reading

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Phillies Top Prospects Struggling To Finish The Season “Strong”

As long as I have been following the Phillies farm system, the slogan has always been “finish the season strong”.  But this season many of the Phillies top prospects are running on fumes at the finish line. Top 2014 international … Continue reading

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