Tag Archives: Spencer Howard

Watching The Two Top Phillies Minor League Starters, Spencer Howard and Damon Jones Pitch On A Sunday Afternoon

I arrived at Spectrum Field ¬†early on Sunday and hustled out to left field to watch Spencer Howard warm-up for his one o’clock start against the Braves’ Florida Fire Frogs farm team. He did not do anything special in warm … Continue reading

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Phillies Need Starting Pitching Now! Spencer Howard, Damon Jones and Bailey Falter Are The Best They Have In The Minors!

Last night, yet again, we saw that the Phillies will not win with its existing starting pitching rotation. Nick Pavetta left much to be desired and picked up the loss. ¬†Only Aaron Nola is pitching at a high major league … Continue reading

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Spencer Howard and Rodolfo Duran Will Be a Major League Battery Some Day. They Proved It Again Last Night!

Last September in the Sally League playoffs for Lakewood, Spencer Howard pitched a nine-inning, no-hitter. His catcher was Rodolfo Duran. Last night Howard was making his first start for Clearwater since April 23rd and Duran was again his catcher. This … Continue reading

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Alec Bohm, Jhailyn Ortiz, Damon Jones, Spencer Howard and Kyle Glogoski Are The Major League Prospects To Watch

Watching Phillies minor league games requires a lot of patience and winning is NOT a particular priority. Just ask the fans in full season Lakewood and half-season Williamsport. Their teams are now a combined 27 games under .500 as the … Continue reading

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If Vince Velasquez Is Not The Answer, Tonight’s Game In Reading Could Tell Us Who Is!

We are getting tired of watching Vince Velasquez try to be a starting pitcher. After last night’s home run by Velasquez, he looks more like a potential bat off the bench than a starting pitcher. He is yet another failed … Continue reading

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Is Reading Fightin Phils’ Damon Jones The Next Kyle Kendrick?

We remember when then GM Pat Gillick called up Kyle Kendrick from AA Reading back in 2007. All Kendrick did without ever pitching at AAA was pitch the Phillies to the post season that year. Damon Jones might be waiting … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, June | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Phillies A-Ball Level Teams Struggle as Clearwater Loses Again to Bradenton, 4-2 Last Night

It’s still early in the season but the Phillies A ball teams continue to struggle to be competitive. Last night the Phillies High A team went down to one of the best teams in Florida State League, the Bradenton Marauders, … Continue reading

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