Tag Archives: Kyle Young

Could The Phillies Have “Twin Towers” Someday in their Starting Rotation?

The Phillies organization now has two of the tallest pitchers in baseball in 7 footer, lefty Kyle Young and just drafted right-hander, 6’8″ Carson Ragsdale.  Both will pitch at Baseball Age 22, if this season every gets off the ground. … Continue reading

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We Like The Phillies Pitching Choices but not the Bats in the Draft

Of the players the Phillies took in the draft, I like the pitching choices but not the bats.  Lots of pitching upside with first round pick Mick Abel and fourth round pick Carson Ragsdale. Lots of strike “threes” at the … Continue reading

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It’s Only a Matter of Time Before We See Phillies Minor League Starting Pitching In The MLB Rotation

We have blogged extensively about starting pitching in the Phillies minor league system.  We have even posted features on left handed starter prospects. It seems that it is only a matter of time before some of them pitch in the … Continue reading

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The Phillies Prospect Pipeline from Long Island Will Be Affected By Likely Changes in the Draft.

The long Phillies prospect pipeline from Long Island, New York to Clearwater, Florida might be coming to an end. Dramatic changes to how MLB conducts its draft seem to be on the horizon. For those of us who follow minor … Continue reading

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Back To The Future: Top 2019 Phillies Starting Pitching Prospects With the Clearwater Threshers

We were fortunate to watch a strong group of starting pitchers for the Clearwater Threshers over last season. The staff was under constant change with injuries and call-ups but clearly we saw some of the best starting pitching prospects that … Continue reading

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Clearwater’s Kyle Young Allows Only One Run and Strikes Out 10 In Tough Luck Loss

It’s shaping up as a long season for the Threshers. They just can’t score enough runs, but for the most part, several starting pitchers have been outstanding. Saturday night’s 3-0 loss to the Ft. Myers Miracle was no exception to … Continue reading

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Phillies Team Returns to Historic Jack Russell Stadium for Game Vs Dunedin

The Phillies’ Florida State League baseball team returned to its former home, Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater, on Sunday. This time as the visiting team. They lost to the Dunedin Blue Jays 2-1. Toronto’s FSL farm team is playing most … Continue reading

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Watching The Phillies Stars of Tomorrow “Hit and Pitch” Live BP On Friday

While Maikel Franco, Roman Quinn and Andrew Knapp represented the Phillies in the first spring training game of the Grapefruit League season against the Tampa Bay Rays in Port Charlotte, I was watching live BP of the Phillies stars of … Continue reading

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Lakewood Wins Game One in Dramatic Fashion, 6-5, Over Lexington In The SAL Championship Series

What a game!  The BlueClaws laid low for eight innings letting the Lexington Legends get out to 5-0 lead in the first game of the SAL best-0f-five Championship Series. Then they exploded for five hits in a row to start … Continue reading

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“Tonight’s the Night” So Let the SAL Finals Begin, Lakewood vs. Lexington

It’s the Lakewood BlueClaws vs. the Lexington Legends, the SAL farm team of the Royals. It should be a good best-of- five series with games tonight and tomorrow in Lexington Kentucky and Thursday and if needed Friday and Saturday night … Continue reading

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