Daily Archives: June 19, 2016

2016 Draft Discussion, June 20th

Okay, one more weekly draft discussion.  The Phillies have announced the signing of 19 players.  Cole Stobbe, their #3 selection, has been reported to have also signed for about $300K over slot.  The Phillies are expected to announce the signings of all 3 of their top picks soon, maybe this week.  Once they announce the top 3, we can begin to speculate where any savings could be spent. Continue reading 2016 Draft Discussion, June 20th

Open Discussion: Week of June 20th

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

The Phillies are 30-40.  They went 1-6 last week.  After winning the first of two games in Toronto, the Phillies are mired in a 6-game losing streak.  They split in Toronto, dropped 2 to Toronto at CBP, and have dropped the first 3 of 4 to Arizona in their current home stand.

They begin a 9-game road trip with 3 games in each of Minnesota, San Francisco, and Arizona.  SF could be Peavy, Bumgarner, and Cueto.  Ouch. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of June 20th

Box Score Recap – 6/18/2016

Lehigh Valley (39-30) Split a double header with Buffalo, losing 3-1 and winning 10-4.

Game One: Lost 3-1.  Reinier Roibal (0-2, 6.65) gave up 2 runs in 3.2 innings.  Frank Herrmann faced 5 batters in 1.1 IP, struck out 3, and gave up a solo HR.  Taylor Featherston drove in the only run.  Nick Williams and David Lough had 2 hits each.  Cedric Hunter wore the golden sombrero with an 0-4 with 4 K of the IronPigs’ strike outs. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 6/18/2016