The affiliated teams won five of six games on Saturday. Lehigh Valley pulled off a sweep when they rallied in their suspended game and pitched a shutout in the nightcap. Reading no-hit their opposition. Jersey split a couple of low scoring games. And, Clearwater won a pitchers’ duel. In all, our pitchers held the opposition to 7 runs on 25 hits in 6 contests. Their combined line – 46.0 IP, 25 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 14 BB, 45 K, 2 HR, 1 HBP, 1 WP. They threw 666 pitches, 420 strikes for a 63.1% strike rate. That’s a little pedestrian, but the 666 and 420 just stood out.
If you subtract David Patterson’s line which actually happened Friday before the suspension, the line is even more impressive – 42.0 IP, 19 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 13 BB, 43 K, HBP, WP. Continue reading Phillies’ Affiliates’ Recap (7/3/2021)