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The Phillies Farm System Has An Interesting Starting Left/Right Starting Pitching Combination and Several Home Run Hitting First Basemen

Growing up I watched many great major league lefty-right starting pitching combinations such as Spahn and Burdette for the the Braves and later Short and Bunning for the Phillies.  The Phillies have a left-right starter combination in the low minors … 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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Good Night For The Phillies Farm System If You Like All Kinds of Homers and A Near No-Hitter

It was a grand slam, a three-run homer, a two-run homer and a walk-off solo home run last night.  Then throw-in a near no-hitter and it was a great evening of baseball, watching the Phillies minor leagues. A grand slam … Continue reading

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Elniery Garcia Gets His ERA under 2.00 In Clearwater Threshers’ 4-1 Win

It was a high pop just in front of us that was squeezed by catcher Chase Numata to end the sixth inning of Sunday’s Clearwater Threshers game.   The Threshers went on to win 4-1 over the Bradenton Marauders. But … Continue reading

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Phillies Young First basemen Joseph, Hoskins and Martin All Have Big Days With The Bat.

With the 2016 baseball draft starting on Thursday night, one position the Phillies have no need is at first base. First basemen, Tommy Joseph, age 24, Rhys Hoskins, age 23 and Kyle Martin, age 23, are all coming into their … Continue reading

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Lots Of Homers In Phillies System But The Teams Still Go 1-3 On Monday

The old saying rings true, “Good Pitching Usually Beats Good Hitting”. The Phillies teams out homered the opposition 10-7 but still lost 3 of 4 games played on Monday night. In the Clearwater game, the Threshers used five homers to … Continue reading

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Timely Hitting, Good Pitching and Solid Defense Provide The Clearwater Threshers With The Best Record In the FSL

The Clearwater Threshers may not have anyone hitting much.  In fact 30 other players in the Florida State League who qualify for the batting lead are hitting more than the top qualifying hitter for the Threshers.  But they keep on … Continue reading

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