Tag Archives: Nick Maton

The Clearwater Threshers Have A “MLB Stars of Tomorrow” Lineup With Stewart, Gutierrez and De La Cruz

It must be nice to have three guys in the lineup with an OPS of around 1.000. That’s the dilemma opposing pitchers are now facing each night in the Clearwater lineup. Do they want to face corner infielder J.D. Stewart … Continue reading

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Looks Like Another Long Season For the Phillies But Nick Maton Gives Us Hope He Can Become the Next Chase Utley!

It’s becoming increasingly difficult lately to watch a Phillies game. After winning five of six games to open the season, they have lost nine of the next 13 games including last night’s 5-4 defeat to the Colorado Rockies. The team … Continue reading

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Yesterday Was A Great Day For Those of Us Who Follow The Phillies Farm System

We have been closely following the Phillies farm system for the last ten years. Yesterday was one of the good days at the major league level for former Phillies farm hands. Not only did the the Phillies win 6-5 over … Continue reading

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The Phillies Opening Day Roster: Rookies Need Not Apply

The Phillies will open the season with no rookie position players. Connor Brogdon would appear to still have rookie eligibility out of the bullpen but that’s about it! Last season, we saw Alec Bohm finish second in NL ROY voting … Continue reading

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Our Final Phillies Game at Spring Training-We Liked What We Saw From Jose Alvarado, Johan Rojas and Nick Maton

The soon to be a major league ballpark, the remodeled TD Ballpark in Dunedin, is only blocks away from our home in Dunedin Fl. It was the site of our final 2021 game in Spring Training. We watched the starting … Continue reading

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Moniak, Williams and Maton Come Up Big In Phillies 15-0 Drubbing of the Yankees

No Bronx Bombers were allowed into Clearwater yesterday as six Phillies homered  and they got shutout pitching leading to a 15-0 drubbing of the New York Yankees. Odubel Herrera, Scott Kingery and Alec Bohm all went yard but it was … Continue reading

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Hitting With Runners In Scoring Position Wins Games As The Young Phillies Are Proving In Spring Training

My favorite statistic is batting average with RISP.  This stands for batting averages with runners in scoring position? I am sure the Ivy League analytics guys will disagree with this stat. As everyone has probably already figured out, I am … Continue reading

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Phillies Off To Fast Grapefruit League Start Led By Nick Maton And Other Minor League Prospects

How about that new Manager Joe Girardi and his Phillies. They are off to a 4-1-1 start in six Grapefruit League games.  Thanks in part to the play of guys who have never played a day in the major leagues, … Continue reading

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Watching The Phillies While Attending The Opening Of The Blue Jays Renovated Ballpark

Opening day of an all but new ballpark is a very special time. Especially when Baseball Betsy was an appointed member on the Dunedin Stadium Advisory Committee which served as a liaison between the Blue Jays, the City and the … Continue reading

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Nick Maton and Darick Hall Show They Are Top Phillies Prospects

Nick Maton with a two-run double and Darick Hall with triple drove-in three of the six Phillies runs in the big eight inning in yesterday’s game against the Tigers.  They received little notice as the Phillies media was all consumed … Continue reading

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