Tag Archives: Mark Leiter Jr

Why Are Not The Young Phillies Guys In Its Opening Day Major League Lineup?

The new age Cubs win the 2016 World Series with six guys in its starting lineup 23-years-of-age or younger. The Phillies are projected to have no one under 24-years-old in its 2017 opening day major league lineup. The old school … Continue reading

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Preview of the First Phillies Game of 2017 Vs. The University of Tampa

The lineup is out for tomorrow’s Phillies first spring training game.  It’s a seven-inning scrimmage against the University of Tampa at renamed Spectrum Field. To open the 2015 spring training season the U of T Spartans stunned the Phillies 6-2. … Continue reading

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Rhys Hoskins’ Bat Carrying the Clearwater Threshers To Victories

Three rbi’s in Sunday’s game and the only two rbi’s in yesterday’s game means that Threshers first baseman Rhys Hoskins has now driven in five of the 12 Clearwater runs in the last two victories. Hoskins has now taken the … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers: Winning The Right Way ON The Road With Timely Hitting, Good Pitching and Strong Defense.

Last night the visiting Clearwater Threshers completed the sweep of a three-game series against the Dunedin Blue Jays in Florida State League action.  They won 6-2 and are now an amazing 22-9 on the road in the second half.  They … Continue reading

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Ours Friends, Phillies Minor League Pitchers Colin Kleven, Ranfi Casimiro and Elniery Garcia Came Up Big In Recent Games

It’s been a great seven days or so of Phillies minor league baseball for us.  The last Clearwater Threshers’ game I attended was a Florida State League, first half, northern division clincher last Wednesday at Bright House Field.  It ended … Continue reading

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Update On The Phillies Minor League Starting Pitching

With the amateur draft coming up on Monday the Phillies still have not completely solve its organization pitching depth just because they have acquired starting pitchers from other organization recently.  Based on the five starting pitchers they picked up in … Continue reading

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The Clearwater Threshers Dylan Cozens, Mark Leiter Jr. and Edubray Ramos Showed Last Night They Have Major League Stuff

Every time I watch a minor league game, I ask myself “does this guy have major league stuff or tools?”  I try to project them to the final level, the MLB.  Granted, last night’s Florida State League game was the … Continue reading

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My Phillies Minor League Players For May Are Pitcher Mark Leiter Jr. and First Baseman Rhys Hoskins

With one-third of the minor league season in the books we have a good idea of which players are prospects and which ones are suspects or organizational fillers.  But even I was amazed last night following the Clearwater game in … Continue reading

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Franco, Quinn, Stassi, Nola, Leibrandt and Leiter Have Been The Best Minor Leaguers The Phillies Have

“He is the best they have”.  When Vin Scully says that about Clayton Kershaw on those never ending ads on the MLB channel, a tingle always goes up my spine.  I never tire of hearing old Vin make that statement. … Continue reading

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Mark Leiter Jr. and Andrew Knapp Are Phillies Stars Of Tomorrow Playing Today!

The Threshers Mark Leiter Jr. and Andrew Knapp formed a nice battery last night in Palm Beach in the 7-0 win against the Cardinals in Florida State League action.   Leiter pitched an eight inning, six-hit shutout and Andrew Knapp … Continue reading

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