Mickey Moniak was removed from Monday’s game after beating a double play relay throw to first. What looked like a routine play at the time, grew in significance when Manager Roly de Armas left the third base coaching box and trotted over to Moniak and Coach Delima at first. De Armas beat the trainer to Moniak. A pinch runner, Malvin Matos, had exited the dugout with the trainer. Continue reading Moniak Leaves GCL Game with Tightness
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The Phillies are 37-46. They went 5-1 last week. They book ended the week with wins by Vince Velasquez. They averaged 7 runs a game while sweeping the Diamondbacks in Arizona. Then they came home and took 2 of 3 from the World Champion Kansas City Royals. The Phillies go into the All Star break with 3 games at home against the Atlanta Braves before going to Colorado for 4 games against the Rockies. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of July 4th
Lehigh Valley (48-36) Beat Charlotte, 8-7 in 13 innings. The IronPigs scored single runs in the bottom of the ninth and tenth innings to tie the game and finally won on Nick Williams RBI single. The ‘Pigs tied the game in the ninth on Cedric Hunter’s RBI single, and in the tenth on Logan Moore’s third home run.
Phil Klein was tabbed to start in place of James Russell. Klein and Colton Murray gave up three runs each before the bullpen held the Knights to one run for the next nine innings. Brock Stassi got the win. Hunter had a HR (6) and 4 RBI (31). Continue reading Box Score Recap – 7/3/2016