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Phillies Instructs Ending With Some Good Pitching By Garcia, Defense By Duran And Timely Hitting By Cumana, Hernandez, Astadillo and Knapp

Most Instructs games go quickly but the game Thursday against the Pirates was an exception.  The game last three hours and ten minutes and the two team combined for 15 runs and at least 23 hits.  The final 8-7 win … Continue reading

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Phillies Pitching Prospects Imhof, Leibrandt, Whitehead and Garcia Impressive At The Saturday Morning Instructs Game

All we hear is about is the lack of starting pitching in the Phillies organization.  One report even said lack of starting pitching in the organization was one of the reasons veteran chief amateur scout Marti Wolever’s contract was not … Continue reading

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One Of The Phillies Top Pitching Prospects Adam Morgan Impressive In Instructs Intrasquad Game

Instructs are used for many purposes such as defensive drills, player evaluations, learning new positions, getting players ready for the Arizona Fall League and most importantly to see if one of your top minor league pitching prospects is healthy can … Continue reading

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An Example Of What Phillies “Instructs” Are All About At The Carpenter Complex

It’s been a long baseball season for those of us who follow the Phillies from our base in the Clearwater area.  Baseball Betsy and I were there for pitchers and catchers in February; major league spring training games and the … Continue reading

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First Baseman Art Charles Is My Phillies Instructs Player Of The Year

What a way to end the 2013 season at the Carpenter Complex.  Two games taking place at the same time on a beautiful Friday morning with the temperature at 79 degrees and not a cloud in the sky.   By … Continue reading

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Ruben Amaro Jr. Ryne Sandberg and Grenny Cumana: Just A Normal Day In The Phillies System

Today I hustled over to Englebert Complex where the Blue Jays train to see one of the  last games before the Phillies Instruct camp breaks up on Friday.  The top management of the team were there along with several of … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Minor Moments During the 2012 Phillies Farm System Season

It’s time to do one of those year end wraps and put an end to the 2012 season. Oh, the Phillies still have farmhands playing.  Just a couple of days ago in Australia  the 2012 ace for the Willamsport Crosscutters,  … Continue reading

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