Daily Archives: January 25, 2015

Winter Ball Round Up; Jan. 18 – Jan. 25

The winter leagues are winding down.  Fewer players are playing as teams are being eliminated.  All players should be home or headed home with the conclusion of the ABL in 2 weeks.

Australian Baseball League – The ABL completed their regular season today. Brian Pointer’s Perth Heat have advanced to the first playoff round.  Two wins in next weekend’s 3-game series will send them into the final round.

Brian Pointer went 2 for 14 in 4 games with 2 BB, 4 K, and 1 SB.  His Perth Heat finished in second place with a 28-20 record. His final slash through 43 games and 153 AB is .222/.326/.386/.711 with 7 2B, 3 3B, 4 HR, and 14 RBI. His K rate is 34.6% and his BB rate is 12.6%. Continue reading Winter Ball Round Up; Jan. 18 – Jan. 25

PhuturePhillies Reader Top 30 Poll for #25

Jesmuel Valentin takes the 24th prospect position by a considerable margin.  He received 91 of 306 votes cast (30%).  Ricardo Pinto finished second with 35 votes.  Valentin is the first player to receive 30% of the vote since Cozens and Tocci received 30% back-to-back as the 13th and 14th prospects.

The selections so far are listed below. Continue reading PhuturePhillies Reader Top 30 Poll for #25