Daily Archives: August 10, 2011

Lehigh Valley Weekly Report

Lehigh Valley has shown some resiliency, refusing to give up first place to a scalding hot Pawtucket team as the ‘Pigs remain tied for first in the Northern Division of the International League with a 67-51 record with 24 games remaining in the season. Lehigh Valley returns home Friday to begin a 6 game homestand after they finish their remaining two games in Norfolk against the Tides. Continue reading Lehigh Valley Weekly Report

2011 Draft Pick signing deadline is Monday, August 15th

We are closing in, and I wanted to quickly put this out here, as I’ve gotten a few emails on the subject. The signing deadline is on Monday, August 15th at midnight. We should know a few hours before, like we have in past years, what the Phillies plan to do. So far, we know that they have a meeting set with Ryan Garvey tomorrow, at least based on the articles I’ve seen. Pre-signing deadline workouts are very common, and I’ve been told another group of guys will be coming to Philadelphia this weekend to work out. This normally involves a round of batting practice for the position guys, and maybe a light bullpen for pitching prospects. After which, the team will negotiate with the guys involved and try to see if there is common ground. Check below for more

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