Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

2018 Draft Discussion: April 9th

The Phillies have the third overall selection in the first round.  They forfeited their second and third round picks when they signed free agents Carlos Santana and Jake Arrieta.

Their total bonus pool is only $8,858, 500.  Their total was reduced by over $2.25M of slot money with the two picks they lost. Continue reading 2018 Draft Discussion: April 9th

Open Discussion: Week of April 8, 2018

Heckuva party in south Philly Saturday night.  The Phillies 20 run outburst doubled their scoring in their first six games.  It was the kind of game can help resuscitate players’ batting slashes.

The Phillies are 3-5 and are starting a series against the Reds.

Your open discussion can go below.  I suggest holding off on draft prospect discussion for a day.  I will offer a separate discussion thread tomorrow or Tuesday to keep the draft stuff separate from the Phillies’ discussion.

#Phly Phillies Phly! Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of April 8, 2018

Box Score Recap – 4/8/2018

Not a good day for the organization.  Lehigh Valley managed just five hits in a one-run lost.  Reading finally recorded a victory.  Clearwater’s bats went to sleep after a three-run first inning on their way to a one-run loss.  And, Lakewood dropped a double header, garnering a total of seven hits in both games.

Here is the box score recap.  And, here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 4/8/2018