Daily Archives: June 4, 2017

Open Discussion: Week of June 4th

The Phillies were 2-4 last week.  They salvaged another bad week with two wins this weekend over the Giants.  They still have the worst record in baseball, 19-35 with a .352 winning percentage.

The highlight of the week was Ben Lively’s one-run, seven inning performance Saturday night.

The Phillies have redone their web site.  When I click on “sortable schedule” (to pull up the box scores for the previous week), I now get a ticket purchasing menu.  Like, who would buy tickets to see this team.  So, expect the Phillies info to drop off quite a bit at the top of these discussions.  I’ve got nothing else.

Here’s the open discussion thread for Phillies’ talk and other topics. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of June 4th

Box Score Recap – 6/4/2017

Lehigh Valley gave up single runs in the eighth and ninth and lost their third game in the last four.

Reading held on to win their fifth game in the last six.  Drew Anderson picked up his 4th win with a quality start.

Clearwater was rained out, two seven-inning games in a double header on Monday.

Lakewood and JoJo Romero won via shutout supported by home runs by Darick Hall (7) and Dave Martinelli (3).

Continue reading Box Score Recap – 6/4/2017

Box Score Recap – 6/3/2017

Lehigh Valley won behind Mark Appel’s six innings and Jiandido Tromp’s 2 RBI.

Reading won on the strength of Nick Rickles 2 HR and 5 RBI.

Clearwater was paced by Jose Taveras’ 88-pitch, 9-inning, complete game.

Lakewood lost in a match up between Nick Fanti and Riley Pint.  Neither starter figured in the decision.

Continue reading Box Score Recap – 6/3/2017