Daily Archives: September 2, 2018

Reading Eagle End of Season Prospect Poll, 2018

Sunday, Mike Drago of the Reading Eagle published his yearly prospect survey.  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 16 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 16 respondents. Continue reading Reading Eagle End of Season Prospect Poll, 2018

Clearwater Threshers Recap – 9/1/2018

The Clearwater Threshers (77-59) beat Fort Myers, 5-2 in ten innings.  Bailey Falter (2.69) provided an old fashioned quality start.  He allowed two runs in seven innings on 5 hits and a walk.  He struck out three and had a 66.3% strike-rate.  Treveor Bettencourt (0.53) earned the win with two scoreless innings.  Jake (Jakob with 3 Ks) Hernandez (2.80) earned his fifth save by striking out the side in the ninth.

The Threshers collected 12 hits.  They tied the game with 2 runs in the sixth inning on Edgar Cabral’s 2-run HR 6).  They struck for 3 runs in the tenth on RBI singles by Henri Lartigue (.251), Mickey Moniak, and Cabral. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 9/1/2018