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“Hittin’ Season” Is Here, Just Ask Phillies Farmhands Jim Murphy, Brock Stassi and Dylan Cozens

The big minor league story line yesterday was about the long balls hit by corner players in the Phillies system. You got to be able to hit the ball out of the park if you want to play the infield … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospect Tommy Joseph Takes Over the Lead In Offensive Production

It was a wild Sunday in the Phillies usually moribund offensively minor league system.  While the big league team was winning it second 1-0 game of the season, all four teams in the minor league system put up a lot … Continue reading

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Dylan Cozens and Art Charles Give Phillies A New Power Hitting Tandem In The Future

It was another great day for baseball and Baseball Betsy and I were able to watch two more  Phillies  minor league spring training camp games.   The two A level teams played at the Englebert Complex, the great minor league … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects To Watch In The Off Season Leagues: Maikel Franco, Manuel Chavez and Cameron Rupp

The Phillies have a few players who are playing in the off season leagues.  The players who interest me the most are third baseman Maikel Franco in the Dominican Winter League,  pitcher Manuel Chavez in the Mexican Pacific League, catcher … Continue reading

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First Baseman Art Charles Is My Phillies Instructs Player Of The Year

What a way to end the 2013 season at the Carpenter Complex.  Two games taking place at the same time on a beautiful Friday morning with the temperature at 79 degrees and not a cloud in the sky.   By … Continue reading

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Look For A Lot Of Long Balls In Reading From the Phillies Cameron Rupp and Jim Murphy

Baseball Betsy and I were fortunate to watch a bunch of Clearwater Threshers game last year.  Two right handed power bats stood out in those games, catcher Cameron Rupp and first baseman/designated hitter Jim Murphy.  You see the ball does … Continue reading

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Charles and Cozens Make You Pay Attention When They Bat In The Phillies Minor League Camp Games

When two games are going on at the same time you tend to focus on one game over the other.  With my friend Jim, we tried to pay more attention to the Group 3 game on Thursday.  These guys are … Continue reading

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