Tag Archives: Spencer Howard

So Far, the Phillies Are Winning the Trade Deadline Deals

What other team can claim they picked up pitching at the trade deadline which resulted in a starter going 2-0, the closer gets a save and a young starter pitches a five-inning three-hit shutout at AA all on the same … Continue reading

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One of the Phillies Top Pitching Prospects-Mick Abel Looks Ready to Move Up After Yesterday’s Start

I was taken by surprise on Sunday afternoon when I checked the Clearwater Threshers box score from home just after the start of the game against Dunedin. I realized I was missing the Phillies No. 1 draft pick from last … Continue reading

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How Much Longer Can Spencer Howard Claim To Be The Top Phillies Starting Pitching Prospect?

After this weekend, Spencer Howard may not be rated as the Phillies top starting pitching prospect much longer. In his start on Saturday against the Red Sox, he simply ran out of gas in the third inning after two dominating … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, May | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Down On The Phillies After This Weekend

After Sunday’s effort, I am down on the Phillies. I was even more depressed Monday morning after reading the internet reports about the team. The poor ERA and record of the team when starting pitchers not named Nola, Wheeler or … Continue reading

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Yesterday Was A Great Day For Those of Us Who Follow The Phillies Farm System

We have been closely following the Phillies farm system for the last ten years. Yesterday was one of the good days at the major league level for former Phillies farm hands. Not only did the the Phillies win 6-5 over … Continue reading

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The Phillies Do Have Another Choice Out of the Pen and His Name Is NOT Vinnie Velasquez.

The Phillies were off to a great start by winning four in a row to start the season until a ghost from seasons’ past made an appearance last night. Why Joe was Vinnie Velasquez your only choice out of the … Continue reading

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The Phillies Power Bats and Bullpen Arms Were Things of Beauty In The 3-0 Win Over The Pirates

All it took in the Phillies Grapefruit League 3-o win over the Pittsburgh Pirates was a ground single by Didi Gregorius followed by a homer by Bryce Harper in the first inning. Then a tack on home run by Andrew … Continue reading

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Looks Like Phillies Prospects Need Not Apply For the Opening Day MLB Roster

Every spring training until this one we spent most of our time over at the Carpenter Complex watching the minor league prospects. Not this time. Fans are not permitted at the Complex because of Covid protocol. The Phillies do have … Continue reading

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Is Ramon Rosso’s Development Allowing the Phillies to Move Zack Wheeler To Save A Few Dollars?

It’s one of those “hard to believe Harry” moments in Phillies history but reports are out this morning about the Phillies ready to take offers for Zack Wheeler. Read HERE. UPDATE: Now the Phillies are denying the story-Read HERE. I … Continue reading

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The Phillies Starting Pitching Prospect, Ramon Rosso, is Baseball’s Mr. November

He did it again. The Phillies starting pitcher prospect Ramon Rosso pitched five move shutout innings to pick up the win on the final night of November in the Dominican Winter League. Rosso is without a doubt baseball’s Mr. November … Continue reading

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