Here’s the link. He says all the right things, and really he’s assembling an impressive CV as he looks to move up to the next level. He’ll get the call sometime soon, hopefully he’s able to work up the ladder to the top spot in the Phillies org. Congrats to him on the accomplishment.
A 4-3 week for Lehigh Valley and they enter the final weekend before the All Star break. They remain in first place of the Northern Division of the International League, 50-36 on the year, 3.5 games ahead of second place Pawtucket. With the all star break comes a break for the “Lehigh Valley Report”. Look for the next report July 20-21.
‘Pigs Leaders, Hitting: Brandon Moss is 8th in homers (14), 8th in OPS (.881)and 5th in Slg % (.518); Jeff Larish is tied for 8th in strikeouts (79); Delwyn Young is tied for 8th in strikeouts (79); Rich Thompson is 2nd in stolen bases (28) Continue reading
A bumpy week for Lehigh Valley as they have been decimated by call ups to Philadelphia as well as injury to their rotation. The ‘Pigs went 3-4 on the week and now stand at 46-33, still in first place in the Northern Division of the International League, 3.5 games ahead of second place Scranton.
‘Pigs Leaders–Hitting: Jeff Larish is 6th in homers (13); Brandon Moss is 10th in homers (12) and 10th in RBI’s (45); Delwyn Young is 8th in strikeouts (73); Rich Thompson is 2nd in SB’s (26) and 4th in OBP (.391) Continue reading
The first week in quite a while that Lehigh Valley have struggled as they went 2-5,however are still in first place in the Northern Division of the International League, five gamnes ahead of the also struggling Scranton WIlkes Barre Yankees. On the year, the ‘Pigs are now 43-29 and have reached the half way point of the season.
‘Pigs leaders: Hitting:Jeff Larish is 9th in homers (12); Rich Thompson is second in SB’s (23); Delwyn Young is 7th in strikeouts (70). Continue reading
Lehigh Valley is now 41-24 (the high water mark in their history) after another good week (4-2) and in first place of the Northern Division of the International League, five games ahead of second place Scranton. The ‘Pigs hit the road for a four game series in Pawtucket before they return to Coca Cola Park next Monday, when they begin a 8 game home stand (Indianapolis/Charlotte). Continue reading
Although not necessarily prospect relevant, the goings on today in Allentown probably deserve a post of its own. It goes as follows:
3B Ronnie Belliard announced his retirement pre-game. He had been the primary starting third baseman through the first part of the season but had seen his playing time decrease with the addition of Pete Orr.
Speaking of Pete Orr, he had been penciled in as the starting 3B this evening, but was pulled from the lineup when his wife went into labor. Replacing him was Jeff Larish, who was supposed to be used in emergencies only after coming down with the flu circulating around the clubhouse. Continue reading
Lehigh Valley continues playing well, with a 4-2 record since the last report and remain atop the Northern Division of the International League at 36-22, five games ahead of 2nd place Scranton. The ‘Pigs began a seven game home stand against Durham and Louisville on Tuesday, a home stand that runs through next Tuesday, before hitting the road for Pawtucket. Continue reading
Yet another successful Week for Lehigh Valley who went 5-2 since our last report and at 32-20, remain atop the Northern Division of the International League, three games ahead of second place Scranton. The Magic Number is 91 (hadda say it). Lehigh Valley concludes their series in Gwinnett tonight, before traveling to Charlotte for a four game series.
Leaders: Hitting: Jeff Larish is 5th in homers (10); Erik Kratz is tied for 7th in homers (9); Rich Thompson leads the league in stolen bases (18) Continue reading
Another good week for the ‘Pigs, even with it ending having been swept by Gwinnett in a doubleheader yesterday. Lehigh Valley went 4-2 since the last report and are now 27-18 on the season, and are atop the Northern Division of the International League, three games ahead of both Pawtucket and Scranton. Their eight game home stand continues tomorrow with a four game series against Rochester.
‘Pigs Leaders, Hitting: Jeff Larish is tied for 7th in homers (8); Rich Thompson leads the league in stolen bases (18) and is 7th in OBP (.393).
Pitching: Mike Zagurski is tied for 4th in saves (7); Ryan Feireabend is tied for 2nd in homers allowed (10); Michael Schwimer is tied for the league lead in holds (5). Continue reading
Lehigh Valley continues to play sound fundamental baseball going 5-2 over the week past, now standing at 23-16, in first place (yes, first place) in the Northern DIvision of the International League, one game ahead of Scranton. The ‘Pigs remain in Scranton through Friday, to wrap up their four game series against the Yankees, before returning home for a lengthy homestand that begins with Gwinnett, the Braves AAA club.
Leaders (thru Tuesdays games) Hitting: Jeff Larish is tied for 6th in homers (7); Brandon Moss is tied for 8th in RBI’s(25); Rich Thompson is tied for the league lead in steals (15) and is 8th in OBP (.404). Continue reading