Box Score Recap – 8/20/2017

Here is the box score recap.

Lehigh Valley lost a bullpen game.  Crawford (.246), Kingery, and Mora had 3 hits each.

Reading shut out Hartford.  Garcia went five.  Tomscha and Stankiewicz had 3 hits each.

Clearwater lost in twelve innings on an unearned run.

Lakewood split a double header, winning on a 6-run rally and losing on a 9th inning HR.

Williamsport dropped both games of a double header by one run.

Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.

The floor is open for comments.

 

Open Discussion: Week of August 20th

The Phillies were on their way to a truly horrendous week when they halted their 6-game losing streak with back-to-back wins before leaving San Francisco.  They ended their 3-week trip around the country with a 5-13 record.  They finished the week with a 2-5 record. They have a 45-77 record and a .369 PCT.   Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of August 20th

Box Score Recap – 8/19/2017

Here is the box score recap.

Lehigh Valley lost.  Brandon Leibrandt didn’t last five.  Carlos Tocci hit his first home run.

Reading lost their suspended game, unable to score a run.  And, got beat soundly in the night cap.

Clearwater scored four runs in the final three innings to win on the road.  Jose Pujols hit his seventh.

Lakewood won in eleven.  Adam Haseley hit his first HR, Austin Listi hit a walk off single.

Williamsport lost a game shortened by rain.  Kyle Young suffered his first loss.  The second game was rescheduled for Sunday.

And, I watched the GCL Phillies lose in extra innings.

Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.

The floor is open for comments.

 

Phillies Lose in Ten Innings, 8/19/2017

The GCL Phillies took the field in sole possession of first place in their division.  They ended the day in a tie with the Blue Jays.

Francisco Morales started and began the game by giving up a lead off double on a 3-2 pitch. With this, Morales began two patterns that would reappear throughout the game for the Phillies – deep counts and lead off base runners. Continue reading Phillies Lose in Ten Innings, 8/19/2017

Box Score Recap – 8/18/2017

Here is the box score recap.

Lehigh Valley lost, Jake Thompson got rocked early and Pedro Beato was as bad as he was on his Clearwater rehab.

Reading was suspended trailing by a run.

Clearwater lost on a ninth inning walk off.

Lakewood was postponed, rain.

Williamsport couldn’t recover after allowing a 7-run first inning.

And, I watched the GCL Phillies drop a game in Tampa.

Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.

The floor is open for comments.

 

Threshers Squander Opportunity – 8/17/2017

The Clearwater Threshers missed a chance to close the gap between themselves and the Dunedin Blue Jays in the FSL North playoff race.  They fell behind last night on a three-run home run in the first inning.  And then battled back to take a late lead.  Then they gave the game away in the final two innings. Continue reading Threshers Squander Opportunity – 8/17/2017

Phillies Extend First Place Lead, 8/17/2017

Thursday afternoon, the GCL Phillies completed a two-game sweep of the GCL Blue Jays and extended their lead over their division rivals to two games.  It took 53 minutes to complete an inning-and-a-half, but by then the outcome was no longer in doubt as the Phillies had built a 7-0 lead. Continue reading Phillies Extend First Place Lead, 8/17/2017

Box Score Recap – 8/17/2017

Here is the bare bones box score recap.

Lehigh Valley won, Jose Taveras threw six, one-hit, shutout innings. Herlis Rodriguez homered.

Reading was shut out on 4 singles, Damek Tomscha had two of them.

I watched Clearwater flounder to an extra inning loss and miss another opportunity to make up ground in the playoff race.

Lakewood was held to one hit.  They lost by a touchdown.

Williamsport rallied for five runs in the top of the ninth and secured a victory.  HRs by Nick Maton and Yahir Gurrola accounted for all five runs. .

And, I watched the GCL Phillies expand their lead with a drubbing of the Blue Jays.

Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.

The floor is open for comments.

 

Rhys Hoskins is going to be an All Star

Here’s another article submitted by one our readers.  As always, neither the statistical opinions stated in a submitted article nor the interpretations of same are those of the staff here at Phuture Phillies.  But, in this case, I’m hoping V is right.  And would be hard pressed to argue from a contrarian point of view. Continue reading Rhys Hoskins is going to be an All Star