Tag Archives: Jhailyn Ortiz

The Phillies Have Spent More Big Bucks On Another Big International Prospect. Will It Ever Pay Off?

All is quiet on the Phillies front. Not much was going on at the spring training facilities in Clearwater on Thursaday as most of both the major and minor league camp players have split far and wide. Manager Joe Girardi … Continue reading

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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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Hitting With Runners In Scoring Position Wins Games As The Young Phillies Are Proving In Spring Training

My favorite statistic is batting average with RISP.  This stands for batting averages with runners in scoring position? I am sure the Ivy League analytics guys will disagree with this stat. As everyone has probably already figured out, I am … Continue reading

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Will The Phillies Jhailyn Ortiz Have a Breakout 2020 Season? He Hit a Grand Slam Yesterday In the Grapefruit League

Jhailyn Ortiz hit a grand slam in yesterday’s Grapefruit League game against the Baltimore Orioles. Last season with Clearwater in the FSL, he also hit a grand slam in nearly the same spot. He has the talent. He only needs … Continue reading

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Will The New 26th Roster Spot Mean More Rule Five Action For The Phillies? I Would Take Jhailyn Ortiz and Rodolfo Duran

For only a $100,000, a MLB team can select a Rule Five prospect but they must be kept on the MLB roster or put back on waivers.  If unclaimed, they are offered back to their original team for $50,000. The … Continue reading

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Phillies Get A Badly Needed Fast Start To the 2020 Season With New Manager Joe Girardi and the Addition of Zack Wheeler to the Top of the Starting Rotation

Phillies majority owner John Middleton is my hero. He made former manager Gabe Kapler the Giants’ problem and brought in an experienced manager in Joe Girardi. Below are my observations where the Phillies system stands as the team heads into … Continue reading

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The Florida State League Is Over Early: Simon Muzziotti, Kyle Glogoski and Michael Gomez Stand Out for Clearwater In Finale Win

The Florida State League season ended last night because of the threat of Hurricane Dorian. The final three games of the regular season and the playoffs were cancelled. Last night the League President, Ken Carson, threw out his final, first … Continue reading

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Josh Stephen, Erik Miller and Jhailyn Ortiz Ignite Phillies Farm Teams To Victories

It really takes one player to ignite a team victory. He’s the guy the gets it all started. The rest of the players of the team adds on for the win. When a team does not get that spark, they … Continue reading

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Taveras, Muzziotti, Guthrie and Ortiz All Showed Different Potential In Last Night’s Clearwater Win, As They Try To Finish the 2019 Season “Strong”

August is the last month of the minor league season. It is the judgement month. What to do with the several hundred of players under control of a major league club. All players, no matter what level, are attempting to … Continue reading

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Yesterday Was Up and Down in Phillies Baseball, Change Is Needed!

Yesterday, August 2nd, 2019, will go down as one of the most up and down days in Phillies baseball history that I have ever witnessed. It unfolded before my eyes as I watched on the internet, in person and on … Continue reading

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