My End of Season Top 10 Prospects in the Phillies’ System

Baseball Ross and I have lived in Clearwater for the last two years. We moved here specifically for the baseball. From Spring Training, to Extended Spring Training, to Gulf Coast League, to the Fall Instructional League and the Florida State League Clearwater Threshers, there’s a lot of baseball to see. For the ten prospects on […]

A Great Time in Reading, Even Though They Lost

Back in Baseballtown, it was good to be home.  There’s something special about First Energy Stadium, to me. I love it’s brick, the way the players have to cross the concourse to get from the locker room to the field, the BEST hotdogs in all of baseball, the ostriches. Wait! Ostriches? Ok, I’m not sure I […]

Baseball Betsy’s Six Quick Questions with Adam Morgan

Over the summer I had the privilege of getting to know a few of the players for the Clearwater Threshers. One if them, Adam Morgan, began the season in Clearwater and was promoted to Reading. Adam is a really great guy and was kind enough to take time to answer my Six Quick Questions: 1. […]

Elevator Day–What can it mean?

It’s a day of moment in the pharm system. Some going up, one coming down. Jordan Whatcott, Frank Gailey and Ryan Duke were all promoted from Reading to Lehigh Valley. Pat Misch was sent from Lehigh to Reading. So what does it mean? Personally, between trading Thome (especially without consulting Manuel, who was quoted as […]