Phillies 50: Forgotten 1982 – Jay Baller

Jay Baller was a right-handed pitcher who appeared in six big-league seasons, the first and last of those a decade apart with the Phillies in 1982 and 1992.

Phillies may finally have a legitimate lefty starting pitching prospect emerging

Damon Jones has emerged as a legit Phillies pitching prospectBaseball America is one of the most respected resources in all of baseball for all sorts of information on the game. That is especially so regarding their evaluation and coverage of minor league baseball and top prospects.In a regular feature, the periodical and website releases a … Continue reading Phillies may finally have a legitimate lefty starting pitching prospect emerging

Reading Fightin Phils feature four top Phillies draft picks

Randolph, Moniak, Bohm, Haseley at Reading end of June 2019(photo credit: George Young Jr)Many fans of the Philadelphia Phillies make the trip to FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading, Pennsylvania at some point. Roughly 75-80 miles northwest of Philly, those fans make the trip to watch the Reading Fightin’ Phils, the club’s Double-A minor league affiliate.Minor league baseball has its own attractions, with … Continue reading Reading Fightin Phils feature four top Phillies draft picks

JoJo Romero named as Double-A Reading Fightin’ Phils POY

JoJo Romero, Reading Player of the Year(Photo: Baseball Betsy)The Reading Fightin’ Phils have been the Philadelphia Phillies Double-A minor league affiliates since their founding all the way back in 1968 when they were simply named the Reading Phillies.The relationship between the two teams is tied for the longest minor league affiliation in baseball.In 2008 the Philadelphia Phillies … Continue reading JoJo Romero named as Double-A Reading Fightin’ Phils POY