Andrew Carpenter is trying to bounce back from two of his more difficult starts in what has been an extremely consistent year for him. His opponent tonight, Norfolk, is the same team he faced last week when he gave up 3 runs on 9 hits over six innings. It should be interesting to see how Carpenter responds to what could a competition for the July 4 start for the Phils. Carrasco acquitted himself quite well last night and has now had quality starts in 6 of his last 8 outings. Check back often for an inning by inning recap of the goings on at Coca Cola Park.
First Inning–strike out, walk (stolen base), strikeout, strikeout. Fastball at 87-89. 23 pitches, 14 for strikes. Alot of deep counts, but struck out the side. Big first inning for the ‘Pigs, 4-0. (RBI single Andy Tracy, Sac Fly Tiffee, 2 run single by Marson)It’s notable that there are about a dozen scouts in Allentown tonight. Continue reading Carpenter Live Blog