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 […]

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 28, 2016

It started out as a muggy afternoon and by the time the games were over, it was breezy and starting to sprinkle. I was kept busy by having the majority of my pitcher friends all pitching in the same game. There were two major leaguers, Carlos Ruiz and Charlie Morton on the other field. I […]

Scenes from Phillies Minor League Spring Training-March 27, 2016

Now that my foot is healing, I am able to get to spring training almost every day. I feel like I am playing “catch-up” after missing so many days. There are so many players that I haven’t had a chance to see, let alone photograph. The highlight of yesterday was being able to catch Carlos […]

Scenes From Phillies Minor League Spring Training-March 23

It was a “camp day” in Phillies camp. Camp days can be either one of two types of days: drills in the morning/afternoon off or drills in the morning/intra-squad scrimmages in the afternoon. This was the latter. With four Phillies teams playing, it’s hard to try to see who’s playing/not playing for the day, get […]

Garcia and Harang a Study in Contrasts

Yesterday the starting pitchers for the A ball games really gave me pause. It shows, in my opinion, the hope and hopelessness of the Phillies organization. You can contrast the youth, health and play of just these two players and get a sense of what is wrong with the front office’s plans. Garcia is 20 and […]

Final Workout Group Posting

Here it is…