Tag Archives: Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Watching Two of the Best 22 year-old Hitters in Baseball This Season: One in the Major Leagues, Vladimir Guerrero, One in the Minor Leagues, D.J. Stewart

We have been in the right place at the right time this baseball season. We have been watching two of the most exciting 22 year-old players in baseball Vladimir Guerrero at the MLB level and D.J. Stewart at the minor … Continue reading

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The Blue Jays and Phillies: Two Teams Passing Each Other in the Night

We will have been fortunate to watch major league baseball in person this April and into May, three blocks from our home in Dunedin, Florida. It has been quite an experience from watching a long ball by the Angel’s Mike … Continue reading

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Spencer Howard vs. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Was A Draw But the Threshers Were Still Throttled by the Blue Jays, 11-2

The big match up between one of the best minor league pitchers and one of the best hitters was fought to a draw. Top Phillies minor league pitching prospect Spence Howard fought off the top prospect in minor league baseball, … Continue reading

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Reading’s Felix Paulino Faces The Pressure and Comes Up Big To Get His First AA Win

Until three starts ago then Clearwater Threshers pitcher Felix Paulino was mostly a middle reliever out of the bullpen.  His future was a bit uncertain.  A starter in his previous four years in the Phillies system, the 23-year-old, Dominican has … Continue reading

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Jose Taveras Strong In 2018 Debut For Reading; Strikes Out Vladimir Guerrero Jr., “TWICE”!

What a to start to his 2018 season!  Coming off a shoulder problem, Reading’s Jose Taveras made his 2018 debut start by striking out the leading hitter in all the minor leagues, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., TWICE!   Taveras pitched 5.1 … Continue reading

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Phillies Adopt Lineup Chaos Style Of Player Development. I’ll Take The Way The Blue Jays Are Developing Vlad Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette

When the 2018 minor league season started, several minor league experts pegged the Clearwater Threshers as having one of the best teams in minor league baseball. The Threshers are off to a dreadful start losing four of their first five … Continue reading

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Edgar Cabral, J.D. Hammer and Trevor Bettencourt Standout In AFL Action

Three Phillies have stood out in Arizona Fall League action.  Catcher Edgar Cabral is hitting  .368 going 7 for 19.  J.D Hammer has pitched 5.1 innings of shutout ball with two saves in five games and Trevor Bettencourt has yet … Continue reading

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Playoff Hopes Dashed for Clearwater as Dunedin Clinches Playoff Berth

Farm Director Joe Jordan and I see a different game. Last night Joe sat up in the stands watching his hapless Clearwater Threshers get eliminated from the FSL playoffs for the second straight season by the Dunedin Blue Jays, 5-3, … Continue reading

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Phillies Instructs Games Begin And Cornelius Randolph Goes DEEP!

What a way to start Phillies Fall Instructs!  Cornelius Randolph lined a three-run homer on to the berm in right at Brighthouse after the first two batters in the first inning, center fielder Simon Muzziotti and right fielder Malvin Matos, both … Continue reading

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