As mentioned in a prior post, Pitcher Nate Robertson was signed as a free agent and will be starting tonight for Lehigh Valley. He, along with Brandon Duckworth (who was on the DL with a calf strain) were activated today by Lehigh Valley.
Making room on the roster, the ‘Pigs placed 1B Matt Rizzotti (thumb) and RP Michael Schwimer (lower back strain) on the DL retroactive to August 24th. Both will be eligible to return on Tuesday August 31st, for the last week of the minor league season. Lehigh Valley will be going with 13 pitchers and 11 position players for the time being.
Lehigh Valley went 4-3 on the week, and are now 52-79 on the season, 27 games behind division leading Scranton as the 2010 season enters its final 10 days.
League Leaders (Hitting): John Mayberry is 7th in runs (68); Andy Tracy is 8th in homers (18); 9th in RBI’s (67); 2nd in walks (64); 8th in OBP (.374); and 7th in SLG (.489). (Pitching): Brian Mazone leads the league in losses (13), leads the league in starts (26), leads in the league in IP (154), is 9th in HR allowed (17), and is 8th in WHIP (1.22); Joe Savery is 5th in losses (11) Drew Carpenter is 7th in losses (10), is 7th in starts (24), is 8th in walks (49); Nate Bump is 7th in ERA (3.35); Scott Mathieson is 2nd in saves (24). Continue reading Lehigh Valley Weekly Report
We’re back. Now with box scores.
GCL Phillies won 3-2.
Williamsport lost 4-3 and lost 4-1.
Lakewood lost 5-3.
Clearwater lost 2-1.
Reading won 4-2.
Lehigh Valley lost 5-0.
At least Austin Hyatt pitched well….