Daily Archives: August 29, 2016

Open Discussion: Week of August 29th

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

The Phillies went 2-3 last week.  They split with the White Sox and dropped 2 of 3 against the Mets.    Their record stands at 60-70 (16-22 since the break).

The Phillies traded catcher Carlos Ruiz to the Dodgers.  That means the Dodgers have more 2008 world champions on their roster than the Phillies.

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Box Score Recap – 8/28/2016

Lehigh Valley inched closer to a playoff berth behind Ben Lively’s solid start.

Reading maintained their narrow lead in the division race despite a shaky outing by their bull pen.  Jake Fox clobbered two home runs

Clearwater kept their slim, playoff hopes alive with a come back victory fueled by Jiandido Tromp.

Lakewood maintained their three game lead behind solid pitching by Jose Taveras and clutch hitting by Damek Tomscha.

Williamsport lost and several teams caught them for third position in a wild card race for one spot. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 8/28/2016