Tag Archives: Kelly Dugan

Let’s Get the Season Started For the Phillies Extended Spring Training Players

The extended spring training players are ready to move on.  They still don’t know where they will be assigned but when you talk to them you get a strong feeling that they want the games to start for real.  Most … Continue reading

Posted in June 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The AFL, FIL and Expansion of the Major league Roster Are Next Up In On The Phillies Player Development Agenda

As  the Phillies minor league teams wind up the 2014 season the end of the month, and with the exception of the GCL Phillies, none are in the playoff hunt so we must look ahead.   In a few weeks … Continue reading

Posted in August 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Phillies Full Season Farm Teams Have All Hit Bottom So Let’s Look To The Final 45 Games Or So That Remain In The Season and the AFL For The Future

Two-thirds of the minor league season is over.  Only about 45 games or so remain.  It has not been a good season for the Phillies minor league full season teams.  Yesterday, all four of them lost again.  All of them … Continue reading

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Cody Asche Is the MVP Of Our Phillies Farm System Road Trip

After three losses we finally saw a victory on our week’s trip through the Phillies farm system.  The Lehigh Valley IronPigs managed to pull out a come from behind 5-4 victory over the White Sox’s AAA farm team the Charlotte … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Phillies Have A Power Outage At the A Ball Level and The AAA and AA Teams Have Injuries

If you look at blocks of ten games during the season, the Phillies two A ball teams are off to the worst start of any teams in minor league baseball.  After the first ten games of the season the Clearwater … Continue reading

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The Reading Fightins Played The Game As It Should Be Played In Last Night’s Win

Yesterday I watched three different kinds of baseball games, two via the internet and one live.  One was a very good game, Reading’s 4-1 win over New Hampshire while at the same time watching a very bad game the Phillies … Continue reading

Posted in April 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Will I Be Looking For In Tonight’s Threshers FSL Opener?

I always look forward to watching games in the old Dunedin Stadium or whatever they are calling that ballpark today.  The fans in the stands sit so close to the action that nets are stretched across the dugout roofs for … Continue reading

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Phillies Minor League Rosters Are Out And AA Reading Has The Most MLB Soon To Be Ready Prospects

Baseball Betsy posted the opening day 2014 rosters for the four Phillies minor league teams and the extended spring training squad yesterday on her blog.  SEE HERE.  A quick overview shows a few young prospects on the Group One list. … Continue reading

Posted in March 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Stassi and Gonzalez Impressing Again In Today’s Phillies Minor League Games

It’s always nice when two guys you have blogged about recently again have big games.  Brock Stassi and Severino Gonzalez did not let me down in today’s AA and AAA games against the Blue Jays at the Englebert Complex in … 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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