Tag Archives: Reading Fightins

Grenny Cumana’s Back in Town and Venezuelan Prospects Are Playing Key Roles With the Clearwater Threshers This Season

Baseball Betsy’s favorite Venezuelan is back at the Phillies Carpenter Complex awaiting assignment and ready to play. We have been fans of Grenny Cumana since he first played with the GCL Phillies back in 2014. Grenny is on a long … Continue reading

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Bryson Stott Homers in His First Two at Bats in Reading and Clearwater’s Abrahan Gutierrez is the Top Hitting Catcher in the Phillies Minor League System

What a way to introduce yourself to the fans of your new team. Bryson Stott homered in his first two at bats last night. It was his first appearance in Reading after his call up from Jersey Shore. Stott now … Continue reading

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Top Phillies Prospects Logan O’Hoppe and Jhailyn Ortiz Go Deep Sunday and Have Big Series for Jersey Shore to Start the Month of June

The new minor league season is based on 20 weeks of six-game series against the same team. The fifth week was just completed on Sunday and two Phillies prospects with Jersey Shore had a series against the Brooklyn Cyclones to … Continue reading

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Connor Brogdon Gets Called Up to the Reading Fightin Phils

Set up reliever Connor Brogden has finished up his ten game tenure in the Florida State League and now gets the call to AA, Reading. He is pitching in today’s Reading game.  We congratulate him on his road to the … Continue reading

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No Phillies Minor Leaguers are Listed Among Baseball America and MiLB’s Top Rule 5 Potential Draft Picks

I would take a chance on several Phillies pitchers not protected in the Rule 5 Draft at the MLB Winter Meeting on Thursday. Former Phillies prospect, pitcher Sam McWilliams, has rocketed up the Baseball America list to No. 1 of … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, December | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Irvin, Llovera, Viza and Howard, Show The Phillies Have Starting Pitching Prospect Depth Not Named Sanchez or Medina!

Those of us who follow the Phillies get tired of hearing about the same old pitching prospect names bandied about in the media such as Sixto Sanchez and Adonis Medina.   Sanchez will get a chance to show what he … Continue reading

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Who’s Standing Out in the Phillies System as the Minor League Season Comes to an End?

With only two weeks left in the minor league regular season let’s take a look at the MiLB statistical leader boards as they relate to the Phillies organization. What does jump out is the dominance by Phillies pitching prospects in … Continue reading

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It Was All About the Starting Pitchers In the Phillies System Last Night

Last night, it was about the starting pitching in the Phillies system.  Four winning starting pitchers in its system went 4-0 and allowed only 13 hits and 1 run in 25.1 innings. The Phillies Nick Pivetta pitched a six-inning shutout … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects Jan Hernandez and Jose Pujols Battle For A Future MLB Right Field Job

Reading’s Jan Hernandez and Clearwater’s Jose Pujols are in a battle for the Phillies  minor league right fielder of the future. Nothing much is ahead or behind them in right field in the Phillies system. At AAA Lehigh Valley is … Continue reading

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It Was Home Run Derby Time Today In Phillies Minor League Spring Training

Across the Bay in Tampa the New York Yankees were having a Home Run Derby of their own in batting practice between Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton.  Read HERE. Right here on Roberts Field this afternoon the Phillies minor league … Continue reading

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