Weekly Phillies chatter.
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
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