Monthly Archives: August 2011

Box Score Recap, 31 August 2011

August and everything after. Which is only a few more games. Man this season flew by. After the season ends, I have some ideas for discussion topics, and then we have Arizona Fall League games and lots of other stuff. For now, box scores

CLW Game 1 and Game 2

Weekly Phillies Chatter (sorry I forgot the link yesterday, I’m sure you found it anyway)

Arizona Fall League

The Phillies announced today the players they would be sending to the Arizona Fall League, which begins play in October.  The names include pitchers Tyler Cloyd, Jacob Diekman, BJ Rosenberg, and Colby Shreve as well as 1B Cody Overbeck, 1B Darin Ruf and OF Tyson Gillies.

The big story to watch will be the health or lack thereof of Tyson Gillies who has missed close to two full seasons with a variety of leg problems.

Lehigh Valley Report

Lehigh Valley enters the last week plus of the season at 75-60 and in 2nd place of the Northern Division, 1.5 games behind first place Pawtucket.  The ‘Pigs remain two games ahead of Gwinnett for the wildcard position with their magic number being nine to clinch a playoff spot.  Lehigh Valley return home for a six game home stand with two each against Syracuse, Scranton and Buffalo before closing out the regular season with two games in Syracuse next Sunday and Labor Day. Continue reading Lehigh Valley Report

Hot or Not

A look back at the time period of Aug 19-26th. Look for the last edition of Hot and Not on Labor Day.  Musings of the week…When will Tyler Cloyd get some real publicity?….JuRod doing it again…Biddle staying strong…Brody Colvin’s woes continue another week….DeFratus/Cisco putting up noticeable numbers, while after a rough start is Diekman the LOOGY to watch in 2012?

A fantastic week for Cesar Hernandez….Cody Overbeck coming around….Tyler Greene ready for the step up next year….and of course, Freddy Galvis doing what he does, hit?…Strong year for Valle and Mitchell but falling off a bit.

Hot Starters: Julio Rodriguez (14IP 8H 0ER 1BB 17K); Tyler Cloyd (14IP 13H 2ER 1BB 17K); Jesse Biddle (5IP 1H 0ER 3BB 2K); Austin Hyatt (11IP 7H 1ER 4BB 6K); Austin Wright (8IP 4H 1ER 1BB 12K); Paul Cusick (5IP 2H 0ER 0BB 4K); Jon Pettibone (7IP 3H 1BB 0BB 6K); Joe Esposito (5.2IP 4H 0ER 2BB 2K); Ervis Manzanillo (5.1IP 2H 0ER 1BB 2K); Adam Morgan (5IP 4H 0ER 0BB 4K) Honorable Mention: Edell, Buchanan, Bonilla, Garner Continue reading Hot or Not