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FSL Jays at Home in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, FLA.–The Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida will be returning to professional baseball on April 7th this year when the Florida State League Dunedin Blue Jays take over as tenants. The Dunedin team is being displaced by the construction that will be taking place at Dunedin Stadium at Grant Field in Dunedin.    […]

Saunders a Buc

Outfielder Michael Saunders signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday which includes a non-roster invite to spring training.      “Michael had a very very good year in 2016,” said Pirates GM Neal Huntington, “He is a good hitter, a dangerous left handed hitter and he has an opportunity to come […]

D-Jays to play at J-Russell

With the possible reconstruction of the Dunedin Blue Jays stadium during the 2018 Florida State League season the former Phillies spring training stadium is being reconstructed.  Torn down in 2007 Jack Russell Stadium which was built in 1955 is now being rebuilt using the aluminum bleachers saved from the original stadium.  The new seats are […]

Rays Rock Phils

  Clearwater, Fla. — Blake Snell gets the win Monday as the Rays beat the Phillies 7-2 in Grapefruit League play in Clearwater.  Snell went two innings allowing one run on four hits while walking none and striking out one. Tampa Bay Rays HITTERS AB R H RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG Dickerson DH […]

Eddie Michels on the Phils Spring Beat


Phillies Spring Training

HP Clay Buchholz, below,  takes PFP (pitchers fielding practice) on Tuesday at the Phillies Carpenter Complex.  Acquired from the Red Sox during the off season Buchholz was 8-10 with a 4.78 era in 2016 with the Sox.  In 2005 Buchholz was the Red Sox first round pick in the draft.    

Phils Hitting Coaches Springing Into Action

  Even though spring training doesn’t start for about a week Rob Ducey (LEFT), hitting coach for Class-A Clearwater and Phillies hitting coach Matt Stairs get an early look see at some of the talent in camp.  

Brighthouse Field? Spectrum Spectrum Field?

If you look closely it still says Bright House Field but check the two smaller signs.  They say Spectrum West for the entrance.  With just about three weeks till the Phillies open their spring training what park are they playing in? (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTOS)  

$10 Million Howard

For a gentlemen who is out of work at the present time Ryan Howard appears to be living pretty good in his $25-million dollar home on Bellaire Beach.  Howard, who played for 13-years with the Philadelphia Phillies hitting .258 with 382 homers along with a Rookie of the Year on 2005 and MVP in 2006 will […]

Spring is in the Air, Spring Training that is

  Phillies Phans lined up early on Thursday the 5th to buy the team’s single game spring training tickets at Bright House Field in Clearwater.  The line was a bit shorter than previous springs according to one knowledgeable employee who said more fans are buying their tickets on line.  Also the stadium might be getting a […]