Tag Archives: Ranger Suarez

Phillies Still On the Lookout For a Left-handed Starter at the MLB Level. Note Damon Jones Update

The Phillies just can’t find a left-handed starter. Last season lefty Ranger Suarez failed in his three starts at the big league level and has been ineffective at AAA this season. This season Cole Irwin was given three Phillies starts … Continue reading

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In 7-5 AAA Phillies Win, Moniak, Gamboa, Gomez, Cumana and Lartigue All Get RBI Hits With RISP

My favorite stat in baseball is a batter’s average with Runners in Scoring Postition (RISP). Though the AAA Phillies were outhit 11-9 in Saturday’s game, they hit with RISP to down the Yankees AAA team 7-5 on Robin Roberts Field. … Continue reading

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Finally, the ‘Catchers and Pitchers’ Phase of the Phillies Major League Camp Is Over

I am somewhat glad that the “pitchers and catchers” phase of major league spring training is finally over. I made my daily trek to the Carpenter Complex on Sunday only to find Manager Gabe Kapler running from home to first in … Continue reading

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Why Is Zach Warren Still Pitching In Low A Ball and Why Did Cole Irvin Not Get A Chance To Pitch In the MLB?

The “really big question” is why Zach Warren is still pitching in low A ball in the Sally League?  Last night he struck out the side swinging in the ninth inning to get the save in Lakewood’s 4-2 win in … Continue reading

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Cord Sandberg Has A Game To Remember As He Scored Three Runs and Hit Back-To-Back Home Runs Against The AA Yankees

Matt Gelb a reporter for the Athletic, tweeted that the Phillies took 16 minor leaguers to Bradenton for today’s game against the Pirates. It would have been nice if they had taken along a 17th minor leaguer, Cord Sandberg, a … Continue reading

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Thursday Was Another Day of Drills At Phillies Spring Training

Thursday was a beautiful day in Clearwater so” let’s play two”.  But no! It was just another spring training  day of infield drills on the half field in front of Spectrum Field and pitchers fielding practice and catchers’ batting practice … Continue reading

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Phillies Pitchers and Catchers Report For Spring Training

Before a small crowd of fans the Phillies kicked off official spring training  at the Carpenter Complex.  You get a sense that not much is expected by the fan base from the team this season.   The first day for … Continue reading

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