Tag Archives: Jonathan Pettibone

The Phillies Organization Needs Starting Pitching Help From the Draft A.S.A.P.

With the June 5th North American Amateur Draft right around the corner look for the Phillies to focus on starting pitching.  In the 2013 Draft the the first four picks were position players: shortstop J.P Crawford, catcher Andrew Knapp, outfielder … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Sun Day At Phillies Spring Training But Not All The News Is Good!

After a cool start to spring training the weather finally cooperated.  The morning sun lit up the Carpenter Complex and Bright House Field.  The temperature headed toward 70 degrees as the noon hour approached.  After signing his contract early this … Continue reading

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Phillies Former No. 1 Draft Picks Jesse Biddle and Shane Watson Pitch Shutout Baseball

“Pitching wins World Championships”.   That is a statement made by many baseball people in the industry.   Last night former Phillies first round draft picks Jesse Biddle (2010) pitched 7.2 innings of shutout three hit ball for Reading and … Continue reading

Posted in May 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Phillies Tripleheader On Saturday: Cozens, Pettibone and Dugan Made It Memorable

Saturday baseball always brings back memories. Growing up in a small town where baseball defined the communities, Saturday was always a big day.  The town team always played Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday every week during the long summer days.  Teener … Continue reading

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My 2012 Phillies Organizational All Stars

A couple of weeks age the MiLB.com selected the Phillies players in the minor league organization who had the best years by position. HERE  I thought it would be a good idea to give my list from a little different … Continue reading

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Two Straight 10 Strikeout Games In A Row For Clearwater’s Austin Wright

Not too many pitchers in baseball at any level this season can say they have pitched two straight ten strikeout games in a row but the Clearwater Thresher’s Austin Wright can say just that.  Wright was brilliant in his second … Continue reading

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