Darren Daulton Passes Away at Age 55

It is with a heavy heart that I heard that Darren “Dutch” Daulton passed away today at age 55. Daulton, who was inducted to the Phillies Wall of Fame in 2010, was originally diagnosed with glioblastoma in 2013. He recovered and made a triumphant return to Spring Training in 2015. I was there that day. […]

Elevator Day!

I really don’t remember a day when THIS many promotions happened: From Reading to Lehigh Valley LHP Joey Denato OF Andrew Pullin  From Clearwater to Reading RHP Ranfi Casimiro OF Herlis Rodriguez  IF Drew Stankiewicz  To make room Jose Antequerra from Reading to Lakewood  Also Clearwater’s 3B Damek Tomcha to the 7 day DL. This […]

Atlanta Braves Sign Big Piece Ryan Howard to Minor League Deal! 

MLB reports that the Atlanta Braves have signed former Phillies’ 1B Ryan Howard to a contract! The report states that Howard will report to Braves’ extended spring training in Kissamee then to AAA Gwinnett in Georgia. Guess those $80k in doorknobs won’t pay for themselves! If you want to see the nicest house of any […]

Ladies and Gentlemen Your 2017 Clearwater Threshers 

It is a warm night here in Clearwater with a strong breeze coming in off the Gulf of Mexico, a perfect night for the season ticket holder annual introduction to the team party.  You can watch the video HERE. The staff as announced is: Shawn Williams, Manager Aaron Fultz, Pitching Coach Rob Deucy, Hitting Coach […]

List of “Unaccounted For” Phillies Minor League Players

As a blogger and Phillies fan, this has been one of the most difficult years. There has been very little information released by the team as to whom they have released. They have not been forthcoming with any of this information.  In fact, the final rosters were not even made available to the general public. […]

THE PHILLIES MINOR LEAGUE ROSTERS HAVE BEEN POSTED!

Thanks to a dear friend, I have a copy of the newly posted final rosters! I have not had time to go over them and see who was released. So here you go: Note: * denotes a left-handed player # denotes a switch hitter/pitcher