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 […]

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 […]

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  

Phillies Minor League Pitchers Give Max Effort in Intra-Squad Game

Baseball Ross and I skipped this morning’s drills to focus on the intra-squad games in the afternoon. It was a “Chamber of Commerce” kind of day. High of 85, sun and a light breeze. You couldn’t have asked for a better day.  One thing all of the pitchers have in common is giving maximum effort […]

Scenes from Phillies Minor League Spring Training-March 10

This morning practice was full of more drills. While all these drills make it difficult to write commentary about the activities, it does give me an opportunity to get some great shots.           Derek Campbell narrowly misses a collision with pitcher Victor Arrano.    Elniery Garcia shouts “UP!” during pop-up drills    […]

2016 Minor League Work Group List Released

 The minor league workgroup was released and here it is, hot off the presses:  If you have questions about the list, I’ve answered the most common ones HERE.