Clearwater (12-8, 48-38) dropped a double header to Tampa, 4-1 and 2-0. Flaws in their offense were exposed as they collected just 2 hits in each game.
Game One: Colton Eastman pitched five innings and gave up 4 runs (3 ER) on 8 hits and a walk. He struck out four. Tyler Carr pitched a scoreless inning. Danny Mayer had a solo HR (8). Nick Maton had a single and a walk. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/7/2019
The Phillies limp into the All Star break in third place 6.5 games behind the Atlanta Braves. They started the week with a victory in Atlanta, but then got blown out of the next 2 games. They rallied somewhat winning 2 out of 3 in New York.
The Phillies will complete a 26-game stretch against division opponents the first series after the break. So far, they are 9-13 with a rain out in the first 23 games of the stretch. Not the kind of division record that wins divisions. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of July 8th
Both Dominican teams won this morning. Red is in first place, and White is a game behind in their respective divisions.
In the GCL, the West team leads the division, East is 3.5 games back.
Clearwater is 1.5 games behind the first half winner. They have the best overall record of the other teams in the division, the tie-breaker if the same team wins both halves.
Reading has a 3.0 game lead and the best overall record in their division.
Lehigh Valley has fought their way back to .500 and are 6.5 games back in fourth place.
Lakewood is well out of it, 7.0 games back in sixth place (of seven).
Williamsport is mired in last place 9.0 games back, six behind the team in front of them. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/6/2019