Daily Archives: May 6, 2019

Threshers Recap – 5/5/2019

Clearwater (12-17) postponed.

After waiting several days since skipping Spencer Howard’s scheduled start on April 30th, the Threshers have placed him on the 7-day injured list.  Interesting to note that the placement is not retroactive to any earlier date.  I have heard nothing, as is usually the case for players on the IL below AAA. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 5/5/2019

Open Discussion: Week of May 6, 2019

The Phillies went 3-2 last week.  They opened with an unfortunate split with the Tigers when they ran into a hot pitcher in Spencer Turnbull who had given up one earned run in his previous two starts.  That happens.  The second loss was a particularly brutal loss on Saturday to the Nationals.  Three unearned runs on errors by pitchers (guess they didn’t take spring PFPs seriously enough).  Seven runs by the bullpen.  That happens, too, but it shouldn’t happen to a team with playoff aspirations. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of May 6, 2019

2019 Amateur Draft and J2 Discussion, May 6, 2019

This is the Phuture Phillies forum for discussion of the amateur draft and J2 signing period that are 1-2 months down the road.   I’m providing this space for those who are ready to enter discussion about this year’s crop of prospects.  You can place video, scouting reports, or just comments here.  You can reference these weekly discussions on the menu above. Continue reading 2019 Amateur Draft and J2 Discussion, May 6, 2019