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The Battle For the Phillies “First Baseman of the Future” Between Rhys Hoskins, Darick Hall and Greg Pickett Begins Now!

The battle for the Phillies “First Baseman of the Future” has heated up in the last two weeks as the minor league season enters the half way mark. Rhys Hoskins went deep twice in Monday’s game for Lehigh Valley to … Continue reading

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Wish We Could Watch Rhys Hoskins, Dylan Cozens and Nick Williams In The Phillies Lineup!

It’s almost impossible to watch the Phillies.  They are just a bad team. They will not get better unless prospects are called up ASAP.  But that does not seem to be in the cards anytime soon. Last night we watched … Continue reading

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The Home Run Race Is On: It’s Cozens/Hoskins vs. Kingery/Pullin For The Phillies Minor League Lead

In the Phillies organization, the major league team continues to be hard to watch. Last night they lost for the 19th time in the last 23 games.  But action is more interesting at the AAA minor league level where Lehigh … Continue reading

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Reading’s Scott Kingery Leads All Of Minor League Baseball In Home Runs After This Weekend

Reading’s 23-year-old, second baseman, Scott Kingery is on pace to hit more homers than even Dylan Cozens’ 40 long balls in 134 regular season games last season which led minor league baseball. Kingery has hit 13 homers in the 37 … Continue reading

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Mike Trout vs. Rhys Hoskins: Their 2017 Stats Are The Same Only The Leagues Are Different

In MLB, Mike Trout is now hitting .341/.451/.742 with 10 doubles, two triples, 13 homers, 30 RBI and 28 runs scored this season. He leads the AL in OBP, slugging and OPS. He missed six games due to injury, but … Continue reading

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The Closer Role Is Important Just Ask Jeff Singer And The Clearwater Threshers

Up until last month,  Jeff Singer never had a save in affiliated baseball.  Last night he picked up his ninth save in nine opportunities over the last six weeks in Clearwater’s 6-4 win. His two inning save kept the Tampa … Continue reading

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Great Pitching Continues To Carry The Clearwater Threshers To The Best Record In The FSL

Last night’s 2-1 Clearwater Threshers win over the Charlotte Stone Crab was a prime example that good pitching beats good hitting.  It has resulted in a two game lead over Daytona for the first place in the Northern Division of … Continue reading

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