The big story today isn’t an individual performance, but rather a team performance. The Lakewood BlueClaws lead their division by 3.0 games in the second half, and with last night’s win have a winning record for the first time this season. As recently as seven weeks ago, they were still 14 games below .500 for the season. Jan Hernandez hit 2 home runs in Tuesday’s game.
Also, the GCL Phillies are tied with the Blue Jays for first place and begin a home-and-home series with them today. They finish the season against the Jays with another home-and-home next week.
Individually, Ben Lively pitched kinda good last night for Lehigh Valley. Brandon Leibrandt and three relievers pitched a shutout for Clearwater. And, Bailey Faltr laid the foundation for Williamsport. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 8/23/2016