Tag Archives: Zach Eflin

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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We Know What The 2020 Phillies MLB Roster Will Mostly Look Like But What About The 2023 Roster

I like to follow Phillies prospects. Never had much time for old-timers games. To understand what will happen in the future, we must understand what is going in the farm system. This is why I like to watch minor league … Continue reading

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Phillies Get A Badly Needed Fast Start To the 2020 Season With New Manager Joe Girardi and the Addition of Zack Wheeler to the Top of the Starting Rotation

Phillies majority owner John Middleton is my hero. He made former manager Gabe Kapler the Giants’ problem and brought in an experienced manager in Joe Girardi. Below are my observations where the Phillies system stands as the team heads into … Continue reading

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The Phillies Losing All Five Games in The Washington Series In Late September With John Middleton In the Stands Probably Was Final Straw Leaving Him With No Other Choice But To Fire Gabe Kapler

After watching and reading about one of the most interesting days in Phillies history on Friday, my take is that losing the five game series in late September against the Washington National was likely the coup de grace for Gabe … Continue reading

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The GCL Phillies Open Season To A 2-2 Record Led By Rehabbing Zach Green, Top Draft Pick Adam Haseley and Former Red Sox Prospect Simon Muzziotti

The GCL Phillies have open the season to a 2-2 record losing two games and winning one  game on Tuesday by a run and winning big on Wednesday by a 18-7 score. The rookie position players who have stood out … Continue reading

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Dominguez and Singer Come Out of the Pen To Nail Down The Threshers Opener Win

Yes, we got to see a major league rehabbing pitcher start for the Clearwater Threshers and he was dominant, pitching five shutout innings in the 3-1 win over the Dunedin Blue Jays.  But rehabbing pitchers are not the reason we … Continue reading

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Listen to Joe Jordan Talk About the Phillies Farm System At The Start of the 2017 Minor League Season

Jim Salisbury covers Phillies baseball for CSNPhilly.com  This season he has produced a Podcast called  AT THE YARD WITH JIM SALISBURY.  This week’s Podcast is an interview with Phillies Director of Player Development, Joe Jordan. Jordan and Salisbury talk about the … Continue reading

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It Was A “good news” “bad news” Day In the Phillies Farm System

Yesterday was a “bad”news,”good news” kind of day in the Phillies farm system. One of the  highlights of my day though was watching MLB.TV and the Phillies Front Office types sitting behind home plate at First Energy Stadium, squirming a … Continue reading

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Watching Phillies Live Batting And Fielding Practice In Spring Training This Weekend

It was a good weekend to watch a lot of Phillies spring training workouts.  Just about every one who matters except for Ryan Howard and Maikel Franco has reported.  These two will be on the field by Tuesday.  Beautiful sun … Continue reading

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Great Baseball, As Reading Downs Bowie In The First Game of the Eastern League Finals

One down two to go and the Reading Fightin Phils will be the undisputed Champions of the Eastern League for the first time since 1995. They defeated the Bowie BaySox last night at First Energy Stadium.. Last night’s first game … Continue reading

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