No playoff action, but Lakewood announced their probable starters for games one and two in Lexington on Monday and Tuesday. The BlueClaws will go with a couple of lefties. Damon Jones draws the series opener, and Kyle Young pitches game two. Wednesday is an off/travel day. RHP Andrew Brown is scheduled to pitch game three in Lakewood. If game four is necessary, RHP Spencer “No Hit” Howard will start. No announcement for game five. Continue reading Playoff Recap – 9/9/2018
The Phillies’ slide continued. They are 4.5 games behind the Braves in the division and 4.5 games behind St. Louis for the second wild card. The real gut punch this week, for me anyway, was when the Red Sox overcame a 7-1 deficit and defeated the Braves 9-8 on Wednesday afternoon. The Phillies failed to take advantage losing 2-1 that night.
The Phillies still have 20 games remaining, 16 against teams in their own division and 4 against the Rockies. Unfortunately, the Phillies have a losing record within their own division, and lost 4 out of 6 to the Marlins and Mets this week. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of September 10, 2018