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Phillies To Draft Four Of The Top 112 Amateur Players In North American and Puerto Rico

The old saying, “its always darkest before the dawn” could apply to the Phillies yesterday.  The team hit rock bottom in another excruciating defeat this time at the hands of the Washington Nationals to fall to a season high eight … Continue reading

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How Does A Weak Offensive Team Go 18-1 In One-Run Games? Have Shutdown Relief Pitchers Named Ken Giles and Tyler Knigge

The Reading Fightin Phils have scored 16  fewer runs than any other team in the Eastern League.  Yet, they are seven games over .500.  The reason?  They are 18-1 in one-run games this season.  They were 7-1 in April and … Continue reading

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Here’s How The Reading Fightins Are 17-1 One Run Games This Season And Other Observations From Watching the Phillies Farm System

Yesterday was a good day to watch just about the entire range of the Phillies system either in person or on MLB and MiLB-TV. From the top, the Phillies losing to the Dodger 2-0 to the bottom, extended spring games … Continue reading

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The Infield Shift Helps The Reading Fightin Phils Win Another One-Run Game

There it was again another one run lead in the top of the ninth for Reading last night.   The Fightins appeared to be the verge of winning another one run game, 7-6.  All closer Tyler Knigge needed was three … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospect Pete Lavin Throws Strikes From Center Field and Reading Keeps Winning “Close and Late”

Two things caught my attention last night while watching Reading’s doubleheader on MiLB-TV and following the Clearwater Threshers on internet.  No, it was not watching Dallas Green sitting behind home plate for the entire doubleheader periodically signing autographs or Adam … Continue reading

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Phillies Minor League Rosters Are Out And AA Reading Has The Most MLB Soon To Be Ready Prospects

Baseball Betsy posted the opening day 2014 rosters for the four Phillies minor league teams and the extended spring training squad yesterday on her blog.  SEE HERE.  A quick overview shows a few young prospects on the Group One list. … Continue reading

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It’s Stassi and Gonzalez Impressing Again In Today’s Phillies Minor League Games

It’s always nice when two guys you have blogged about recently again have big games.  Brock Stassi and Severino Gonzalez did not let me down in today’s AA and AAA games against the Blue Jays at the Englebert Complex in … Continue reading

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