Daily Archives: July 26, 2009

Daily Discussion

In his last 3 starts, Vance Worley is 0-3, with a 18.00 ERA (26 ER in 13 IP) You have to wonder if the long minor league season is starting to get to Worley of if he is injured.  While Worley is struggling, Mike Stutes is bouncing back from recent struggles in Reading and he has gone 3-0 with a 1.00 ERA in his last three starts.  After some mid year bumps in the road, Stutes is at 8-5 with a 3.71 ERA on the year.

Reliever Chance Chapman has not allowed an earned run in his last 10 outings for Reading.

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‘Pigs Weekend Update

7/24/09–Control was the issue of the day for Carlos Carrasco (6-9) as Lehigh Valley opened a three game series against Gwinnett with a 7-5 loss.  A three run third inning off of Carrasco opened the scoring with 2 lead off walks coming around to score.  The ‘Pigs picked up two runs in the 5th, behind a Terry Tiffee RBI single, but walks hurt Carrasco again in the 3 run Gwinnett sixth inning, with another walk coming around to score.  Carrasco left having gone 6 innings and given up 6 runs on 4 hits.  He walked 4 and struck out 5. Lehigh Valley scored one in the 7th on a David Newhan sac fly and 2 more in the ninth to make the game close.  Terry Tiffee has 2 hits for Lehigh Valley, while Michael Taylor was 1-3 with a stolen base (2). Continue reading ‘Pigs Weekend Update