Lehigh Valley wore down an opponent, Reading shut out an opponent, and Lakewood was one-hit and wasted some good pitching from its staff.
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 16th
I opened last week’s discussion stating that the Phillies were 3-5. Well, they reeled off 6 wins, sweeping the Reds and Rays. Granted, the Reds and Rays are two teams that the Phillies should beat. But, back to back sweeps is impressive.
The Phillies magic number is 148 to clinch a home wild card game. It’s not too early to buy those playoff tickets.
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