Here is the box score recap.
The Phillies were on their way to another horrendous week, losing 3 of 4 to Marlins. But, as so often happens in the baseball world, we learned why you must play the games. The Phillies won 2 of 3 games and salvaged the week with a 3-4 record. And, although the Cubs outscored the Phillies 21-15 on the strength of a 17-2 rout in the middle game of the set, the Phillies easily handled the Cubs in 7-1 and 6-3 victories. They have a 48-81 record and a .372 PCT. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of August 27th
Over the past weekend, Mike Drago of the Reading Eagle published his yearly prospect survey (The Reading Eagle is a subscription site). Mike requested input from about two dozen industry people who watch or cover a fair amount of games and players among the Phillies’ affiliates. He received 17 responses and used a weighted scoring system to determine a player’s perceived value (first-place votes earning 30 points, second place 29 points, etc.). I was one of the 17 respondents. Continue reading Reading Eagle End of Season Prospect Poll, 2017