Reading won and maintained their 3.5 game lead over Trenton who also won. Their magic number is two. Both teams have eight games remaining. They finish the season with 4 games in Trenton. Note, that Hartford is 5.5 games back and their elimination number is one.
The GCL Phillies West did not play and have a 4.5 game lead. With seven games remaining, their magic number is three. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/25/2019
(Note that changes after publication are in red text) updated 9/1, 9/4
As baseball teams play their way out of post season contention, the attention of their fans turns to other aspects of baseball. Some begin to fret over draft position. Other, more insightful fans, begin to look toward the Rule 5 Draft and the roster maneuvering that precedes it. One such diversion the Rule 5 Draft provides for me is determining the status of players as the draft draws near. Continue reading Rule 5 Information for 2019
You don’t need me to elaborate on the Phillies recent play. But, their schedule gets tougher from here on out. They have seven games against the Pirates (3) and Reds (4), both of whom have better records than the Marlins (haha). They have five inter-league games against the Red Sox (2) and Indians (3). They have 18 games against division foes – Mets (6), Braves (7), Nationals (5). And then, they finish the season with a 3-game series against those pesky Marlins. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of August 26th
The GCL Phillies West did not play. Tigers West won. We have seven games remaining, the Tigers have six. The Phillies have a 4.5 game lead. Their magic number is three.
Reading lost and maintained their 3.5 game lead over Trenton who also lost. Their magic number is three. Both teams have nine games remaining. They finish the season with 4 games in Trenton. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/24/2019