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The Phillies Rebuild Begins With The Stunning Spring Training Debuts Of Elvis Araujo and Odubel Herrera

The old saying is ” you get only one chance to make a first impression”.  And wow!  Few   players have ever made better stunning debuts with a new organization than Elvis Araujo and Odubel Herrera have done with the … Continue reading

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The Phillies Lefty Reliever Elvis Araujo Might Be Someone Special

What can you say but it was exciting baseball.  It still took almost three hours to play even with a big clock in centerfield but anytime a Division two college team beats a bunch of pros makes for an exciting … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts After The First Day Of Full Squad Phillies Spring Training Workouts

Tuesday was a long day at the Carpenter Complex baseball fields watching all the moves at the major league camp in the morning and the activities of the early reporting players at the minor league camp in the afternoon.   … Continue reading

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The Phillies Front Office Shows A Strong Focus On Bunting Practice In Today’s Spring Training Action

Yesterday, we watched the long ball over at Bright House as Jeff Francoeur, Darin Ruf and even Oduble Herrera all went deep in BP as Mike Schmidt and Charlie Manuel looked on from behind the batting cage.  Today, after some … Continue reading

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A Cold Phillies Spring Training Starts With Pitchers and Catchers Reporting As The Rebuilding Begins

It’s cold down here in Clearwater.  Tonight, the temperature will approach 32 degrees and a wind chill advisory will be in effect until 10 a.m tomorrow.  That is the exact time the Phillies catchers and pitchers will officially start spring … Continue reading

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Franco, Herrera And Ogando Are Emerging As A New Phillies Core In Winter Ball

Games in winter ball, or as it is now called the Offseason Leagues, allow us to have hope for better Phillies teams in the upcoming seasons as the old core moves on.   Three players who could become keys to … Continue reading

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The Phillies Rule 5 Draft Pick Odubel Herrera Is Doing It All Including Hitting A Three-Run Homer

Wonder if Charlies Manuel was in La Guaira, Venezuela last night when the Phillies Rule 5 draft selection Odubel Herrera hit a three-run homer to pace his team to a 12-6 win in the VWL?  Nothing beats the three-run dinger … Continue reading

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