First Day of Spring Training 2017

I woke up this morning excited as if it was Christmas morning, but it wasn’t Christmas morning, it was the first day of Spring Training. Baseball Ross and I did a vlog to give you an over view of the day including photos and videos. You can watch it HERE. Below you will find some […]

Threshers Lose Opener to Dunedin, 6-2

Opening night for the Thershers was beautiful, weather-wise. It was cool enough to need a sweatshirt, a big difference from last season’s stifling heat. Cord Sandberg looked happy to be here and went on to get a double and a sacrifice fly in the game. Mitch Walding hit a nice home run over the left […]

Introducing The 2016 Clearwater Threshers

It was a beautiful evening here in Clearwater for the annual “Meet the Threshers” picnic for season ticket holders. It’s a fun time where we had a chance to have a nice meal and hob-knob with the players. After everyone had a chance to eat, the voice of the Threshers, Kirsten Karbach introduced the team. […]

Phillies Minor League Team 2016 Rosters Released!

The minor league roster was released today and I have a copy. The copy is at the top of the page. For ease of reading the tiny print, I have transcribed it here (Note Disabled List is at the end): Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs Catchers JP Arencibia Andrew Knapp# Infielders Carlos Alonso Taylor Featherston Ryan […]

Scenes from Phillies Minor League Spring Training-March 24, 2016

It was a busy day at the Carpenter Complex, not only were the AAA and AA Phillies teams playing the Yankees, there was another team (either independent or a college team, even the Phillies players didn’t know which.) playing what will likely become the Gulf Coast League team this summer. While I’m still not up […]

Phillies Minor League Work Group List as of 3-18-2016

After the latest round of releases, the newest work group list was handed out at the Carpenter Complex. This list is as of March 18, 2016. As a reminder: #=Switch hitter *=Left handed  Players in grey are injured  

Scenes From Phillies Minor League Camp

One of the most difficult things about Spring Training is trying to see it all, especially in minor league camp. At times you will have drills going on on four different fields, pitchers throwing in 3 different bullpens, and hitting in the batting cages. (And that’s the stuff you can actually see, there’s also indoor […]