Tag Archives: Rodolfo Duran

The Phillies Opening Day Roster: Rookies Need Not Apply

The Phillies will open the season with no rookie position players. Connor Brogdon would appear to still have rookie eligibility out of the bullpen but that’s about it! Last season, we saw Alec Bohm finish second in NL ROY voting … Continue reading

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Rodolfo Duran With The Bat and Jakob Hernandez On The Mound Impress in Phillies Spring Training

It was Aaron Nola, the Phillies opening day starter, who made his spring debut on the mound joined by regulars  Andrew McCutchen and Jean Segura in the field as the Phillies started the long spring training grind to Opening Day … Continue reading

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Kyle Holder and Rodolfo Duran Get Headlines for The Phillies Yesterday

We are always looking for the new Phillies player headlines. Yesterday, we had two names who came to our attention. Former first round draft pick, Yankee prospect, shortstop Kyle Holder came to the team via the Rule 5 Draft. Longtime … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Latest Reports About Top Phillies Minor League Prospects

The 2020 season was the most challenging ever in baseball. The Phillies did not make the post season playoffs again. They failed to qualify in the a limited Covid-19, 60 game season with a 28-32 record. Hope for a post … Continue reading

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J.T. Realmuto Has Only Five Months Left On His Phillies Contract As It Now Stands With Few Signs of The Season Starting Soon.

The Phillies need to re-sign J.T. Realmuto. Read HERE.  The time is ticking on the Realmuto years in Philadelphia if he does not agree to a new Phillies contract.  He is under contract for only five more months as it … Continue reading

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The Perfect Game and No-Hit Batteries of Larsen and Berra and Howard and Duran Span My Baseball History

I was home sick from first grade and watched Don Larsen pitch his perfect game on TV in Game Five of the 1956 World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers. I do not remember much from that game but I do … Continue reading

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We Know What The 2020 Phillies MLB Roster Will Mostly Look Like But What About The 2023 Roster

I like to follow Phillies prospects. Never had much time for old-timers games. To understand what will happen in the future, we must understand what is going in the farm system. This is why I like to watch minor league … Continue reading

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Will The New 26th Roster Spot Mean More Rule Five Action For The Phillies? I Would Take Jhailyn Ortiz and Rodolfo Duran

For only a $100,000, a MLB team can select a Rule Five prospect but they must be kept on the MLB roster or put back on waivers.  If unclaimed, they are offered back to their original team for $50,000. The … Continue reading

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Phillies Get A Badly Needed Fast Start To the 2020 Season With New Manager Joe Girardi and the Addition of Zack Wheeler to the Top of the Starting Rotation

Phillies majority owner John Middleton is my hero. He made former manager Gabe Kapler the Giants’ problem and brought in an experienced manager in Joe Girardi. Below are my observations where the Phillies system stands as the team heads into … Continue reading

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Darick Hall and Rodolfo Duran Go Deep in Wednesday’s Phillies Minor League Action

As we enter the final 37 games or so of the minor league season, it is very important for all players to finish strong. Two guys appear to be taking up the challenge. Reading’s Darick Hall has hit .361 in … Continue reading

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