Daily Archives: November 16, 2018

2018 Gulf Coast Phillies Recap, Part One (East)

The Gulf Coast League is a rookie level league in central and southern Florida.  It is comprised of 18 teams in 4 divisions and represents 15 organizations – Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Minnesota, New York (AL), New York (NL), Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Tampa, Toronto, and Washington.  In recent years, the GCL Phillies have done very well.  The 2016 Phillies posted a league best 43-15 record, finished first in the Northwest Division, won a one-game semifinal playoff game, and lost the championship series two games to one.  The 2017 Phillies again posted a league best 36-22 record, finished first in the Northwest Division, and dropped the one-game semifinal game to the eventual league champion. Continue reading 2018 Gulf Coast Phillies Recap, Part One (East)