Pretty much an awful week for Lehigh Valley, who went 2-5 and are now at 59-66, 11.5 games behind division leading Scranton as well as 11.5 games out of the wild card spot with less than 3 weeks left in the season.
‘Pig hitting leaders include Andy Tracy who is 5th in runs (67), 2nd in homers (23), 2nd in RBI’s (81), and leads the league in walks (63) ,as well as Rich Thompson who is 6th in triples (5) and 7th in stolen bases (24). Lehigh Valley pitching leaders include Drew Carpenter who is 4th in wins (10), 4th in ERA (3.20), 3rd in innings (138), 3rd in homers allowed (17), and 5th in strikeouts (111) Kyle Kendrick is 9th in WHIP (1.21).
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Its time for the Friday edition. Before digging into the box scores, just an update. I’m planning on writing a series of draft reviews for the 2003, 2004 and 2005 drafts in the next few weeks. My review of the 2002 draft was one of the first things I wrote when I started this site, and I wanted to get back to that idea. My reviews won’t be as in depth as the 2002 review, but frankly, I probably wasted too many words on that one anyway. I think it takes time to evaluate a prospect, certainly 2-3 years at least, so there isn’t much short term value in looking at 2007 and 2008 yet, but we can definitely paint a better picture of 2003-2005 at this point. So look for that next week. Until then, lets tackle last night’s box scores
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