Daily Archives: June 13, 2016

Lehigh Valley Report

Lehigh Valley wrapped up a three game series against Durham on Sunday with a 10-3   loss, however won two of three over the weekend against the Bulls.  After an off day on Monday, Lehigh Valley continues their home stand with 3 against Gwinnett, followed by four against Buffalo including a doubleheader next Saturday.  At 34-29, the ‘Pigs are in 3rd place of the Northern Division of the International League, 2.5  games behind division leading Rochester.

News and Notes:  With a 8-0 lead in the 4th inning on Saturday evening, both JP Crawford and Nick WIlliams decided to lay down bunts, (clearly against the unwritten rules of baseball) which nearly led to a bench clearing brawl and 1B Brock Stassi getting drilled by the Durham pitcher.

–The 16-1 win on Saturday night was the largest run total in a game for the ‘Pigs at Coca Cola Park.

–SP Ben Lively leads all of minor league baseball with 10 wins.

–Catcher ANdy Knapp is currently riding a 10 game hitting streak, during which he is hitting .366. Continue reading Lehigh Valley Report

Open Discussion: Week of June 13th

Here’s the open discussion thread for Phillies’ talk and other topics.

The Phillies are 29-34.  They went 1-5 last week.  They took 1 of 3 from the Cubs at CBP before getting swept by the Nats in DC.  They play 2 away then 2 home v. Blue Jays before a 4 game home stand with the Diamondbacks. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of June 13th