Tag Archives: Lehigh Valley IronPigs

Jacob Waguespack Is The Phillies Minor League 2017 Playoff Pitcher Of The Year

What a rapid riser! Jacob Waguespack goes from high A, Clearwater, to AA, Reading and then to AAA. In the process he goes from a reliever to an “ace” playoff starter this season to win the Baseball Betsy and Ross,” … Continue reading

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Watching The Phillies Stars Of Tomorrow Play Today

Some dates are more important than others in watching Phillies baseball. August 22, 2017, might be one of those dates. We will be watching Rhys Hoskins to see if he can hit his second home run in Citizens Bank Park. … Continue reading

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Will Jose Taveras Get The Call To The Show and Will the Clearwater Threshers Make The FSL Playoffs?

Right now the best starting pitcher in the Phillies organization might be Lehigh Valley’s Jose Taveras. Today in Norfolk, Virginia, he pitched a six inning, one-hitter, giving up no runs, walking two and striking out six to get the win … Continue reading

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Which Phillies Position Prospects Are Finishing the 2017 Season “Strong”?

The remaining three weeks in the minor league season are the most important for any minor league player.  Every player evaluator for the 30 major league organizations asks the question “did he finish strong”.   It the answer is “Yes” … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Debut Tales Of Phillies Pitching Prospects Jose Taveras and Drew Anderson

Last night Baseball Betsy and I decided to skip the Clearwater Threshers game and stay home and watch the AAA debut of Jose Taveras on MiLB-TV against the Minnesota Twins farm team in Rochester New York.  And we’re glad we … Continue reading

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Can Phillies Prospects Win All Four Full Season Minor Leagues Home Run Championships?

The Phillies minor league system has a chance to have players win all four full season home run championships.  This will be difficult with potential call-ups and possible injuries but up and down the Phillies system they have put up … Continue reading

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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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