Tag Archives: Luke Leftwich

Deivy Grullon and Damon Jones Are The Baseball Betsy/Ross Phillies Minor League Batter and Pitcher of the Month

Lehigh Valley’s catcher Deivy Grullon came so close to hitting .400 for the month of April. Last night his batting average was briefly at .400 in last night’s game for a turn after a base hit on the MiLB lineup … Continue reading

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Clearwater’s Nick Maton Hits With Runners In Scoring Position and Reading’s Luke Leftwich Racks up Strikeouts in Relief

The first thing I look for is a hitter’s batting average with runners in scoring position. Can this guy hit when it counts or is he a table settter? ┬áThe Clearwater Threshers shortstop, Nick Maton, this season is showing he … 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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The AA Phillies Looked Strong on the Infield Corners as Third baseman Jake Scheiner Goes Deep Twice and First Baseman Darick Hall Once in the Phillies AA Team’s 7-2 Win Over The Blue Jays

At the major league level, the Phillies hit three homers to down the Atlanta ┬áBraves in the home opener, 10-4, at Citizen Bank Park on Thursday afternoon. Back at the AA level in a minor league spring training game on … 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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Phillies Add Adonis Medina, Edgar Garcia and Arquimedes Gamboa to 40-Man Roster but Expose Tyler Viza and Jose Pujols to Rule 5

The Phillies Front Office has just completed housekeeping duties before the Rule 5 draft. Pitchers Adonis Medina and Edgar Garcia and shortstop Arquimedes Gamboa were added to the 40-man roster. These moves will protect them from the Rule 5 draft … Continue reading

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As the AFL Winds Down, Phillies Prospects Hall and Leftwich Standout, While the ABL Is Just Getting Started for Several Other Phillies Prospects

The baseball season never ends. Just as the Arizona Fall League is coming to an end, the Australian Baseball League is just starting up. Phillies prospects are playing in both leagues which are at each end of the player development … Continue reading

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