Daily Archives: April 26, 2015

Open Discussion: Week of April 27th

Here’s an open discussion thread so the minor league posts don’t get cluttered with Phillies’ talk and other topics.

After 19 games, Papelbon has made 7 appearances, 6 games finished (4 saves, 2 others).  He gave up his first earned run of the season today.

Some other random stuff to light the fire –

  • Chase Utley .121/.206/.224/.430 (worst among Phillies’ starters)
  • Phillies .214/.272/.323/.594 (worst in NL)
  • The Cardinals’ Adam Wainwright could miss the rest of the season after suffering an Achilles injury.
  • The Tigers’ Joe Nathan will undergo surgery for a torn ulnar collateral ligament and a tendon in his right elbow and miss the rest of the season.
  • The Red Sox starting rotation has a 5.77 ERA (Kelly 4.08, Bucchholz 4.84, Masterson 5.16, Porcello 6.48, Miley 8.62).

Box Score Recap – 4/26/2015

Lehigh Valley threw a bullpen game at Buffalo and won 3-1.  Phillippe Aumont (1.06 ERA) pitched 5.0 shut out innings allowing 3 hits, NO walks, and struck out two.  The bullpen had varying degrees of success, but allowed only one earned run, and picked up 3 holds and a save.  Darin Mastroianni had a 3-hit game.  Maikel Franco went hitless, but Tommy Joseph was 1 for 3 with a double. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 4/26/2015