Lehigh Valley and Reading are on their All Star breaks.
Clearwater pitchers struck out 15 in a close win, Ranger Saurez struck out 7 in his debut.
Lakewood lost in spite of HRs by Jesus Alastre, Edgar Cabral, and Arquimedes Gamboa.
Williamsport scheduled off.
The GCL Phillies won on a walk off HR by Nieporte. Dominguez pitched rehab innings.
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The Phillies have reached the All Star break with the worst record in baseball. They have lost twice as many games as they have won, have a 29-58 record, and a .333 PCT. They are 22.5 games out of first place in the East Division. They are 10.5 games behind the fourth place Mets. As far as the playoffs go, they are better off in the Wild Card race where they are only 21 games behind the Rockies. “Playoffs? I just hope we can win a game” (In Jim Mora’s squeaky voice.) Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of July 9th
Lehigh Valley powered past Scranton on J.P. Crawford’s sixth HR.
Reading saw their winning streak end at one
Clearwater wasted another fine pitching effort by Jose Taveras, one run in 7 innings.
Lakewood won via shut out behind Nick Fanti’s seven 3-hit innings.
Williamsport mashed 16 hits including HRs by Stobbe (5) and Listi (1) en route to victory.
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