Tag Archives: Ryne Sandberg

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

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Ryne Sandberg Zeroes In On Relievers Ken Giles and Kevin Munson

Many times in the major league spring training camp you watch which young players the top brass of the team are following to see if they have a chance to crack the opening day 25 man roster.  On Saturday morning … Continue reading

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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

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IronPigs Winning With Phillies Signed and Developed Players

What was unusual in tonight’s Lehigh Valley win of a suspended rain postponed game was not so much that it was originally started back on May 4th in Allentown and completed in Charlotte, North Carolina or Pat Misch will be … Continue reading

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Jake Diekman: One of The Best Reliever Not in the Majors; But Can’t Pitch for the Phillies

The Phillies bullpen is a mess.  The middle relievers and the set up guys are struggling to get anyone out.  Even  the $50 million closer gets rocked by a Mets rookie with a three run home run this week that … Continue reading

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