Tag Archives: Ruben Amaro Jr.

Pujols, Tomscha and Hockenberry Star In Phillies GCL Opening Day 7-3 Win Over Blue Jays

The GCL Phillies started hot with four runs in the first inning and never looked back this afternoon as they defeated the GCL Blue Jays 7-3 in the opening game of the Gulf Coast League Season. Returning Right fielder Jose … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Day of Extended Spring Training At The Phillies Carpenter Complex

Another intersquad game today.  The Pirates were expect to bus up from Bradenton but the weather was threatening so they did not come across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. It was veteran lefty Adam Loewen trying to win a job as … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who’s Standing Behind The Batting Cages Can Tell Interesting Stories in Phillies Spring Training

I like to see who is standing behind the batting cage when batting practice takes place in  Phillies spring training.  This morning after base running and fielding drills on Schmidt and Ashburn Fields, I drifted over to Roberts and Carlton … Continue reading

Posted in February 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Finally, The Phillies Top Prospect Maikel Franco Goes Deep In The DWL

Wow, was it ever going to happen.  During the regular season in the Florida State and Eastern Leagues the Phillies top position prospect Maikel Franco went deep 31 times in  134 games or homering an average of once every 4.3 … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ruben Amaro Jr. Ryne Sandberg and Grenny Cumana: Just A Normal Day In The Phillies System

Today I hustled over to Englebert Complex where the Blue Jays train to see one of the  last games before the Phillies Instruct camp breaks up on Friday.  The top management of the team were there along with several of … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hoby Milner and Maikel Franco Put On A Show For Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr.

Clearwater Threshers starting pitcher Hoby Milner and third baseman Maikel Franco have been putting on a show of us to see all season.  Last night in an almost perfectly played game they put on a show for Phillies General Manager … Continue reading

Posted in June 2013 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prospect Aaron Altherr Is Becoming The Answer To The Phillies Need For A Right-handed hitter In The Outfield?

Over the last three days we have watched Clearwater Threshers outfielder Aaron Altherr go deep twice.  On Sunday he broke open a scoreless seven inning game with a two run home run in the bottom of the sixth for the … Continue reading

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