Tag Archives: Josh Hendrickson

Phillies Farm System Falls to 27th Place in New MLB Ratings, But Stott, Ortiz, Pelletier Armenta Among Others Give Standout Performances

Phillies team President Dave Dombrowski had to do something. The MLB Pipeline ratings of the farm system just came out and the Phillies fell to 27th place. No Phillies farm team is even close to playing .500 baseball this season. … Continue reading

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With the MLB Draft Coming Up Wednesday, The Phillies Get Only Four Picks!

The Phillies will have only four picks in next weeks’ five round amateur draft. They lost their second round pick because of signing Zack Wheeler.  The impact of the five-round rule will likely send many prospects to college ball because … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, June, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Five Round Free Agent Amateur Draft Will Change the Face of Baseball

On June 10th MLB will go from a 40 round draft of last season to the start of a 5 round draft.  Each of the remaining non-drafted free agent prospects after the fifth round will be capped at a $20,ooo … Continue reading

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A Bad 2020 Review of the Phillies Farm System From Baseball America

Baseball America’s writer, Kyle Glaser, showed little mercy in evaluating the 2020 Phillies farm system. He said they have “one of MLB’s shallowest and worst farm systems”.  BA has the Phillies ranked 26th of the 30 MLB teams. Other than … Continue reading

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We Would Rather Read Stories and Watch Videos About the Next Generation of Phillies Players

We’re tired of reading about the past and make believe baseball games. There is nothing we can do about history anyway. The Phillies media coverage has been reduced to stories about the Phillies history or playing video fantasy games with … Continue reading

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Logan O’Hoppe Has Earned the Right to Get an Invite to the Phillies Major League Spring Training Camp

It’s been a good offseason for watching Phillies prospects play.  The young talent is definitely there! Spencer Howard was being himself as a dominating pitching in the Arizona Fall League.  Another starter, Connor Seabold, was surprisingly dominating in the AFL, … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, January | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Who Will Finally Replace Cole Hamels As The Lefty in The Phillies Starting Rotation?

Yes, the Phillies still have not replaced Cole Hamels in the starting rotation and it’s been 4  1/2 seasons later.  He last started for the Phillies on July 25th in 2015 when he pitched that no-hitter against the Cubs. Since … Continue reading

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Josh Hendrickson Is Emerging as a Top Left-handed Starting Pitching Prospect in the Phillies System

The Phillies have been on the lookout for a left-handed starting pitcher since Cole Hamels was traded back in 2015. They may have finally found one in the 38th round of the 2019 amateur draft, Josh Hendrickson. Josh was a … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, December | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Phillies Prospects Hendrickson, Tols and Wingrove Come Up Big In Weekend Australian Baseball League Action

The Phillies just might get several Australians in the lineup over the next few years if this weekend is any indication.  Not since I watched on TV Brad Harman hit a line drive gap double in Pittsburgh back in 2008, … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe What I Just Saw! The Best Plays We Watched of Phillies Minor League Playoffs, Instructs and Fall Ball

Jack Buck’s radio call of Kurt Gibson World Series home run back in 1988 is probably one of the most memorable calls ever. His “I don’t believe what I just saw” is forever etched in our baseball memory.  For us … Continue reading

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