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
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