Minor league second baseman Daniel Brito earns Gold Glove Award

For the second consecutive season the Philadelphia Phillies organization has the best defensive second baseman in the minor leagues. Daniel Brito, who split the season between the Low-A Lakewood BlueClaws and the High-A Clearwater Threshers, was named as a Gold Glover by Minor League Baseball and the Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. in honors announced … Continue reading Minor league second baseman Daniel Brito earns Gold Glove Award

Zach Warren named as Low-A Lakewood BlueClaws POY

This guy is not the BlueClaws Player of the Year(Photo: Ted Kerwin)The Lakewood BlueClaws became the ‘Low-A’ minor league affiliates of the Philadelphia Phillies beginning with their relocation to that New Jersey community for the 2000 season.The BlueClaws play their home games at FirstEnergy Park. Built in 2001, the ballpark seats nearly 6,600 fans and has hosted … Continue reading Zach Warren named as Low-A Lakewood BlueClaws POY

Pharm Report: Low-A Lakewood BlueClaws

The Phillies 'Low-A' level minor league club, the Lakewood BlueClaws, currently find themselves at the bottom of the South Atlantic (SAL) League standings in the North Division.The BlueClaws are 16-24, which has them tied with the Marlins' affiliates in Greensboro for last place. Both teams trail the first place Hagerstown Suns (Nationals) by 10.5 games already.Manager … Continue reading Pharm Report: Low-A Lakewood BlueClaws

Franklyn Kilome has rough start

On a freezing cold Thursday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, Kentucky, the Phillies A-level affiliate Lakewood BlueClaws opened their 2016 season with a 7-4 defeat at the hands of the host Lexington Legends.When the BlueClaws starting pitcher, Franklyn Kilome, strode out to the mound the thermostat read 37 degrees on an overcast afternoon that blotted out any chance of a warming sun. The … Continue reading Franklyn Kilome has rough start

Phillies 2015 Winter Banquet Circuit

Phillies Winter Banquets coming in late January 2015The Phillies Winter Banquet circuit takes players, coaches and staff on a tour around the various minor league affiliates as an opportunity for fans in those locales to meet the big leaguers. It is also an important fund-raising charitable opportunity.Phils manager Ryne Sandberg leads the contingent this time around, … Continue reading Phillies 2015 Winter Banquet Circuit