Tag Archives: Ken Giles

Players To Watch in Phillies Major League Spring Training Camp: Cody Asche, Ken Giles and Maikel Franco

The Hot Stove League is coming to an end and spring training is about to begin.  A week from now pitchers and catchers will be throwing from the seven mounds bullpen at the Carpenter Complex.  The only problem is that … Continue reading

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

Maikel Franco and Dylan Cozens Audition To Form The Next Phillies “Core Four”

I spent my Saturday night watching Sunday afternoon baseball from Melbourne Australia. I did not know it at the time but I was about to start following two players auditioning to form the “Core Four’ of future Phillies lineups though … Continue reading

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Should Roman Quinn Hit Only From The Right Side Of The Batter’s Box?

One of the top position players I will be watching in the minor league spring training camp this season will be Roman Quinn.  He had a breakout season in the 2014 Arizona Fall League.  The Phillies are in great need … Continue reading

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Which Phillies Prospect Will Be The Next Ken Giles and Breakout This Offseason?

The 2013 season was a fascinating breakout year for Phillies, now set-up eight inning reliever, Ken Giles.  In mid season with the Clearwater Threshers that year we watched him go down on the mound after throwing a pitch with an … Continue reading

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For The Phillies Organization It’s Still About Starting Pitching: That’s Why I Go To Threshers Games To See Kleven, Nunez, Leiter and Guth

Oh sure, the Phillies need to hit more, field better but to me it’s still all about starting pitching.  Hard to believe that the talk is about wanting to move Hamels because No. 1 top of the rotation starters are … Continue reading

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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

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The Next Generation of Phillies Pitching Prospects Need To Have High Strikeout To Walk Ratios!

I have watched a lot of baseball this season.  Nothing excites me more than watching  extreme strike throwers: Pitchers who are ahead in the count,  pound the strike zone and if they do get behind in the count put the … Continue reading

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