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The Top Phillies Under 20-Year-Old Pitching Prospect Finally Makes His Full Season Minor League Debut

Finally, one of the top 19-year-old pitching prospects in the Phillies organization in my opinion, Ben Brown showed up on a minor league roster. Now, in his third season in the Phillies system, the big 6’6″ right hander was missing … Continue reading

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Several Players Stood Out Last Night in Phillies A-ball Action

The Phillies both A-ball level teams are off to slow starts at 3-9 so we must look at some individual players who had good games last night for some positive progress. Players on the left side of the infield for … Continue reading

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Matt Hochenberry Coaches-Up Colton Eastman To His First Professional Save for Lakewood

Going into the top of the seventh last night it looked like a sure fire win for Lakewood. The BlueClaws have adopted a “piggyback” pitching philosophy where two starters split up nine innings in some games. Starter Ethan Lindow had … Continue reading

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After Only Five Games Into the Season, the Phillies Farm System Is Taking Shape

The top two farm teams in the Phillies system are off to strong starts. Last night they both won closely contested games to go 4-1 on the season. Lehigh Valley won at home 5-4 over Scranton Wilkes-Barre thanks to a … Continue reading

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David Parkinson and Zack Warren Pitch the Phillies AA Team to a Win Over the AA Yankees

The AA Phillies starter David Parkinson struck out eight in four innings and Zach Warren struck out two more in one inning of work in the fifth inning to lead the Phillies AA team to a 5-2 win over the … Continue reading

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Nick Fanti Continues To Impress in the Early Innings of his Recent Starts, “Down Under”

Phillies minor league left hander, Nick Fanti, is attempting to get back on the prospect list after an injury filled 2018 season. He is finishing the year strong “down under” in the ¬†Australian Baseball League. In his last two, five-inning … Continue reading

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No Phillies Minor Leaguers are Listed Among Baseball America and MiLB’s Top Rule 5 Potential Draft Picks

I would take a chance on several Phillies pitchers not protected in the Rule 5 Draft at the MLB Winter Meeting on Thursday. Former Phillies prospect, pitcher Sam McWilliams, has rocketed up the Baseball America list to No. 1 of … Continue reading

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