Lehigh Valley (34-29) Lost to Durham, 10-3. James Russell (1-2, 3.77) gave up 4 runs in the first and couldn’t survive 3 more in the fourth. Seve Gonzalez (3.51) came in and stranded two inherited runners before going on to toss 4.2 innings of 1-hit ball with 6 strike outs. Logan Moore (.406 – 13 for 32) had 2 hits in four at bats but struck out twice and committed a fielding error in the ninth that led to 3 unearned runs. Cedric Hunter (.299) hit his 5th home run. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 6/12/2016
Here’s the final thread to continue talking about the 2016 First Year Player Draft.
The Phillies conclude their portion of the 2016 First Year Player Draft with picks 11 thru 40. Those selections, as well as the first ten, are being tracked in our 2016 Draft Tracker. As signings are announced, the tracker will be updated. Be sure to share any information and I will incorporate it into the tracker.
The Phillies returned to the high school ranks Saturday, selecting OF Josh Stephen (Mater Dei), RHP Justin Miller (Central Union), RHP Andrew Brown (Granite Hills) in rounds 11 thru 13. All three are from California and have college commitments.
They switched back to college players for 19 of the next 21 picks before selecting high school players with 4 of their last 6 selections.
In all the Phillies drafted –
- 12 HS players (1, 2, 3, 11, 12, 13, 22, 30, 35, 38, 39, and 40)
- 2 draft eligible college sophmores (RHPs #10 Julian Garcia from Metro State University and #36 Mac Sceroler of Southeastern Louisiana University)
- 3 JUCO players – 1B Caleb Eldridge, RHP Tyler Hallead, RHP Davis Agle
- 14 college juniors
- 8 college seniors
- 1 fifth year college senior
- 11 players from schools in CA
- 6 players from schools in TX
- 3 players from schools in FL
- 2 players from schools in MN, LA, NC
- 1 player from each of the following 14 states – RI, NE, AZ, OR, MS, GA, HI, CO, NV, SC, IN, KS, NY, OH
- 16 RHP
- 7 LHP
- 6 Outfielders
- 4 Catchers
- 3 Shortstops
- 3 First basemen
- 1 Third Baseman
Lehigh Valley (34-28) Beat Durham, 16-1. Ben Lively (3-0, 2.08) with another quality performance as makes his fourth AAA start. Lively stymied the Bulls allowing just one hit in 7.0 innings. The IronPigs exploded for 16 runs on 15 hits. They went 10-17 with men in scoring position. Brock Stassi (3) and Cedric Hunter (4) had multi hit games and 3 RBI apiece. Stassi (3) and Darin Ruf (7) hit home runs. Ruf’s was a grand slam. Hunter also picked up his 4th stolen base. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 6/11/2016