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Reading’s Damek Tomscha and Clearwater’s Wilson Garcia Now Hitting Over .400 In Last 9 Games

Talk about finishing strong. Nothing beats going on nine game hitting streaks in the final month of the season when it really counts. This is exactly what Reading’s Damek Tomscha and Clearwater’s Willy Garcia have done. Both of them went … Continue reading

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Which Phillies Position Prospects Are Finishing the 2017 Season “Strong”?

The remaining three weeks in the minor league season are the most important for any minor league player.  Every player evaluator for the 30 major league organizations asks the question “did he finish strong”.   It the answer is “Yes” … Continue reading

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The Phillies Farm System Has An Interesting Starting Left/Right Starting Pitching Combination and Several Home Run Hitting First Basemen

Growing up I watched many great major league lefty-right starting pitching combinations such as Spahn and Burdette for the the Braves and later Short and Bunning for the Phillies.  The Phillies have a left-right starter combination in the low minors … Continue reading

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Nothing Beats The Long Ball For the Game Winner! Just Ask Jiandido Tromp and Jan Hernandez

I must admit I am old school. Give me the long ball and I am happy.  I grew up in the era of Maris vs. Mantle and Earl Weaver and the three run homers of the great Orioles teams.   … Continue reading

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Can Phillies Prospects Win All Four Full Season Minor Leagues Home Run Championships?

The Phillies minor league system has a chance to have players win all four full season home run championships.  This will be difficult with potential call-ups and possible injuries but up and down the Phillies system they have put up … Continue reading

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The Amazing Month Of June For Phillies Prospects Mitch Walding And Darick Hall

It’s rare anytime for an organization to have a player named Player of the Month but to have two players from the same organization receive such an award in the same month is unheard of.   It’s been an amazing … Continue reading

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Reading’s Mitch Walding is Having a June To Remember

The Reading Fightin Phils third baseman Mitch Walding is having a June to remember.  Last night he provided the go ahead run with a two-run homer in the 5-3 win over the Harrisburg Senators.  Watch his homer HERE. It was … Continue reading

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