When I arrived at the Complex, Erik Miller was throwing a live batting practice on Ashburn Field. I only saw about a dozen pitches. It looked like he was throwing 3/4 arm slot, but a few appeared to be over the top. He looked good, can’t wait to see more.
Stott, Lee Sang, and Sanchez were on Schmidt Field, shagging during batting practice. Just as their group was called to hit, some rain began to fall, what we called a sun shower up north. The coaches called practice just as the rain stopped. Stott, Lee Sang, and Sanchez were in the group that was about to take BP. Dang. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/1//2019
Clearwater (10-3, 46-33) beat St. Lucie, 5-3.
Colton Eastman pitched six innings and allowed 2 runs on 7 hits. He walked 2 and struck out 3 on 82 pitches, 55 strikes (67.1%). Austin Ross gave up a run in one inning of relief. Luis Carrasco struck out 2 and walked one in a scoreless inning. Zach Warren picked up his fourth save. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 6/30/2019
The 39-38 Phillies went 5-2 last week. They swept the Mets but then lost 2 of 3 to the Marlins. And, they had to come back from behind in all 4 Mets game. Yeah, it’s great that they were able to rally back, but why are they falling behind like that to the Mets? At home? And then blowing a 6-1 lead in Miami. Not great outcomes as I see it. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of July 1st
The 2019 Draft Tracker is up to date. All signings and bonuses that have been reported have been recorded.
The Phillies have signed 34 of their 39 draft picks. With this week’s signing of #1 Bryson Stott, they have signed all nine of their picks in the first ten rounds. They forfeited their #2 pick when they signed Bryce Harper (who had declined his former team’s qualifying offer). Continue reading 2019 Post Draft Discussion; July 1st