Tag Archives: Vince Velasquez

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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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 14W-5L-1T Spring Training Record Is a Good Sign For When the Regular Season Starts

2020 Baseball’s future is uncertain but MLB spring training games came to an abrupt halt after Thursday because of  COVID-19 pandemic. The Phillies had the best record not only in the Grapefruit League with a 14-5-1 record but of any … Continue reading

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The Phillies Don’t Need Gerrit Cole for $36 Million a Year If They Have Zack Wheeler and Spencer Howard In Their Starting Rotation

The Phillies maxed out with the signing of Zack Wheeler but $118 million for five years will  win some games for the Phils and pay some bills for Zack. The Yankees signed the big ace in free agency, Gerrit Cole, … Continue reading

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One More Day Of “Pitchers and Catchers” At Phillies Spring Training

Sunday is finally the last day of “pitchers and catchers” at Phillies spring training.  No more PFPs. Yea! Saturday was another day to work on storylines in spring training for the 2018 season.  So I decided again to wander over … Continue reading

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The Phillies Velasquez and The Threshers Taveras Pitched Four Inning Starts to Remember Last Night

Yesterday, the Phillies starter Vince Velasquez went four inning striking out ten against the Washington Nationals.  Last night the Clearwater Threshers starter Jose Traverse went 4.1 innings and struck out nine against the Dunedin Blue Jays in Florida State League … Continue reading

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The Phillies Young Starting Major League Pitchers Were On Display Saturday At The Complex

Vince Velasquez, Jarad Eickhoff , Aaron Nola and Ben Lively threw live batting practice Saturday morning at the Carpenter Complex.  Along with veteran starters Jeremy Hellickson and Clay Buchholz, they hold the keys to much of the success for the … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers Ranfi Casimiro goes to 2-0 and Almost Matches The Phillies Vince Velasquez

Last season one pitcher in the Phillies organization who had to be disappointed in not getting a promotion was starting pitcher Ranfi Casimiro.  The Phillies had Casimiro pitch a second season for low A Lakewood last season.  It just might … Continue reading

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