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 […]

Day 2 of Phillies Spring Training 2017

The clouds started rolling in this morning but we were able to get a full day of spring training in before the rain came. It was an eventful day. We saw the pitchers warming up then went to the stadium to watch batting practice. Then we returned to the Carpenter Complex in time to catch […]

A Visit to Ryan Howard’s Mansion

If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you will know I’ve made several visits over the years to check on the progress and eventual completion of Ryan Howard’s mega-mansion that includes two pools, 2 elevators, a lazy river, a bowling alley and much, much more. You can read my previous blogs […]

I’m Overwhelmed….

It’s been a crazy couple of days. Monday night was the official presentation of the Blue Jays plan to stay in Dunedin. (You can read my post about that HERE.) I’m not one to make public speeches and I’m terrified about speaking in public, but Monday night, I could not keep silent. I spoke up […]

7 Teams, 8 Games, 3,200 Miles-A Trip of a Lifetime

It was during the long, cold winter that Baseball Ross and I were sitting and dreaming of warmer days. Somehow we got on the topic of “epic trips” and started brainstorming…what if… At some point one of us said, “what if we saw every single team in the Phillies farm system in a week?” Sure, it […]