Yeah, So the Pirates Are A No-Show

So today the Fall Instructional League Phillies were to play the Pirates today–originally at Pirate City in Bradenton, then yesterday, we were told the Bucs were coming here. Nope, no Bucs. We arrived to find Phillies 1 vs Phillies 2–both wearing the same uniforms. This is so confusing. One thing I love, is the snap […]

Fall Instructional League Notes

One of the best things about Fall Instructional League is the weather. The last few weeks of Gulf Coast League were brutal, mid nineties every day, 90-100% humidity, no breezes. The games started at noon and by one, you felt fried. Fast forward a few weeks FIL starts at one, the temps are mid-eighties, humidity […]

Fall Instructional League Play is Underway

Ahh, fall is in the air! The air is cool, low to mid 80’s, mostly sunny, nice breezes such a changed from the mid-90’s and stifling air of the Gulf Coast League. The Fall Instructional League got off to a late start as the first several days of play had to be postponed/cancelled due to […]