Daily Archives: August 9, 2016

Around the System–Starting Pitching; LV, Reading and CW

Lehigh Valley

David Buchanan, 27, Phils 7th round pick in 2010; 21 games; 8-6 with a 3.83ERA; 131.2IP 125H 30BB 70K; 13HR allowed; .252 opp avg; 1.18WHIP; 1.19 GO/AO; .231 vs LHH, .264 vs RHH, .194 opp avg last 30 days; 2.1BB/4.8K per 9; After really struggling up until the seasons mid point, Buchanan has been excellent of late, going 4-1 with a 1.42ERA since the All Star break.

Phil Klein, 27, Signed off of waivers in 2016; 8 games, 4 starts, 1-1 with a 2.13ERA for Lehigh Valley; 25.1IP 20H 6BB 25K; .215 opp avg; 1.03WHIP; 1.00 GO/AO; 2.1BB/8.9K per 9; Klein has thrown well for Lehigh Valley in varied roles but I dont expect him to make a long term Phillies impact

Ben Lively, 24, Acquired from Reds in 2014; 23 starts between Reading and Lehigh Valley; 14-4 with a 2.80ERA; 141.2IP 105H 39BB 111K; 9HR allowed; .203 opp avg; 1.02WHIP; 0.83 GO/AO; 2.5BB/7.1K per 9; 7-4 with a 3.35ERA in 14 starts for Lehigh Valley; .213 opp avg; 1.06WHIP; Lively has had an excellent year, throwing as many innings as anyone in the organization and throwing consistently well.

Adam Morgan, 26, Phils 3rd round pick in 2011; 8 games, 6-1 with a 3.04ERA; 50.1IP 43H 10BB 52K; 4HR allowed; 1.8BB/9.3K per 9; .157 vs LHH, .261 vs RHH, .209 opp avg last 30 days; Morgan won the IL Player of the week last week for his two outstanding performances and his work since being sent down from Philly has been stellar (2.76ERA in 5 starts).   Continue reading Around the System–Starting Pitching; LV, Reading and CW

Box Score Recap – 8/8/2016

The stateside starters provided sound pitching as Clearwater, Lakewood, and Williamsport won.  Clearwater moved back into first place in the FSL North.

The Threshers were powered by Aaron Brown’s 3-run HR, and Derek Campbell’s two HR, a solo and a grand slam.

The BlueClaws got support from Damek Tomscha in the ninth and Grenny Cumana in the tenth.

And, the Crosscutters needed only a little help behind Felix Paulino’s masterpiece.  They got a solo HR from Darick Hall. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 8/8/2016