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The GCL Phillies Have Finally Caught The First Place Yankees1 Team Behind Elniery Garcia, Tim Zier and Venn Biter

It’s been a long chase for the GCL Phillies but after winning Tuesday’s game 5-1 over the GCL Astros, they have finally caught the GCL Yankees1 team for first place in the Northwest division of the Gulf Coast League.   … Continue reading

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We Almost Saw a “No-No” In Tuesday’s GCL Phillies Game

It was one of those days again at the Carpenter Complex.  The sky looked heavy with rain and  storm clouds were all around Robin Roberts Field for the scheduled noon start of the GCL Phillies-Pirates game. An earlier thunderstorm came … Continue reading

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Interesting Stories Of Phillies Farmhands Pitcher Ethan Stewart and Catcher Scott Tomassetti

Last night in the  Clearwater Threshers 11-5 win over the Dunedin Blue Jays big left-handed pitcher Ethan Stewart did something he only did once in his 74 game pro career.  He came on in relief.   This afternoon at the … Continue reading

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The Stories Of Two Phillies Prospects Yesterday: J.P. Crawford and Tyler Viza

Baseball Betsy and I have become big fans of the GCL Phillies.  We have traveled far and wide to such GCL outposts as Willie Stargell Field at Pirate City and Al Kaline Field at Tigertown to see them play.   … Continue reading

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The GCL Phillies Surge Into First Place

It was a big win today over at the Yankee minor league complex next to Raymond James Stadium as the GCL Phillies put it to the Yankees No. 1 team 9-7.  The win put Roly de Armas’s boys a half … Continue reading

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Phillies No. 1 Draft Pick Shane Watson Impressive In Striking Out the Side Against Yankee Rookies

Read Adam Morgan’s update from last night below: One of the fun aspects of following minor league baseball is following the development of young pitching.  This week will be viewed as important marker in the status of the young starting … Continue reading

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It’s Saturday Morning, It Must Be A Baseball Game Somewhere

On of the advantages of living in the Tampa Bay area is that somewhere at just about any time of day or night within a few miles a minor league baseball game is taking place.  Up early this morning for … Continue reading

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