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Phillies Top Prospects Jorge Alfaro and Rhys Hoskins Are Proving That They Are Major League Ready Right Now!

The last two Lehigh Valley games should be enough evidence that catcher Jorge Alfaro and first baseman Rhys Hoskins are major league ready. On Sunday, Alfaro homered to right to provide the difference in the 1-0 IronPigs win. Watch HERE. … Continue reading

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Preview of the First Phillies Game of 2017 Vs. The University of Tampa

The lineup is out for tomorrow’s Phillies first spring training game.  It’s a seven-inning scrimmage against the University of Tampa at renamed Spectrum Field. To open the 2015 spring training season the U of T Spartans stunned the Phillies 6-2. … 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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MLB Pipeline Naming Top Ten Minor League Players At Each Position And The Phillies Alfaro and Hoskins Make The Cut

To no surprise the Phillies have two players selected by MLB Pipeline in the Top Ten Prospect Watch for the catcher and first base categories.  The No. 3 catcher is Jorge Alfaro  and first baseman Rhys Hoskins gets the ninth … Continue reading

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Joaquin and Singer Shine in Winter/Fall Ball For The Phillies

Winter ball continues in the Caribbean for Phillies prospects. But especially good news for the four Phillies playing in Columbia is that the FARC rebels signed a peace agreement with the government there last week. Most of the Phillies farmhands … Continue reading

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Reading Fightin Phils Team Home Run Totals Continue To Mount

Talk about a mismatch.  The Reading Fightin Phils have hit 28 more homer and has 94 more RBIs than the next highest team in the Eastern League.   The Fightins 59-23, .720 percent record is the best in all of … Continue reading

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Joseph Homers Twice, Plus Cozens, Hoskins And Alfaro Go Deep Again and Viza Pitches A Gem To Give Phillies Hope For A Better Future

With the Phillies in a free fall, losing 11 of their last 14, we must look around for a better future.  And it was right before our eyes last night. Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph went deep twice against the … Continue reading

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