2021 Instructs continued through today. I went to the Complex on Wednesday and Thursday and watched for a few hours. Continue reading 2021 Instructs, 9/30/2021
2021 Instructs started yesterday. I waited until today to go over to the Complex. The first day can be tedious with early and on-time arrivals mixing with rehabbers all at once. Yesterday players hit the field around 9:00AM, but I think that those guys were most likely the rehabbers who had already been on site. Continue reading 2021 Instructs, 9/28/2021
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Lehigh Valley (53-70) lost to Buffalo, 6-4. The IronPigs built a lead durimg the middle innings of the game only to watch the bullpen blow the lead in regulation and lose the game in overtime. Continue reading Phillies Affiliates’ Recap (9/26/2021)
Lehigh Valley (53-68) lost to Buffalo, 4-3.
But, first, I’d like to acknowledge the wonderful season that Ranger Suarez has put together to help keep the Phillies in the playoff hunt. I think his performance Saturday may be the best I’ve seen by a Phillies pitcher since, well … Halladay’s no-hitters come to mind. Bravo, Ranger! Now, back to the IronPigs. Continue reading Phillies Affiliates’ Recap (9/25/2021)
Lehigh Valley (53-68) lost to Buffalo, 7-4. The IronPigs put up a couple of crooked numbers early to take a 4-0 lead. Then, the bullpen failed to hold the lead. Continue reading Phillies Affiliates’ Recap (9/24/2021)
Lehigh Valley (53-67) lost to Buffalo, 5-4 in ten innings. In true Phillies fashion, the bullpen blew a 4-2 lead in the bottom of the ninth inning, then gave up the winning run in the tenth when the offense couldn’t score in the top half of the extra inning. Continue reading Phillies Affiliates’ Recap (9/23/2021)
Lehigh Valley (53-66) beat Buffalo, 3-0, in a game called after the IronPigs batted in the top of the seventh inning.
Colton Eastman (1-1, 4.40) pitched all six innings. He allowed five hits, walked none, and struck out four. He threw an effective 69 pitches with 48 strikes (69.6%). He also got 10 groundouts and zero flyouts. Alec Bohm, Nick Maton, and Darick Hall chipped in with two double plays. Continue reading Phillies Affiliates’ Recap (9/22/2021)
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Final game for three affiliates. Lehigh Valley lost but will continue to play for two more weeks. We’ll see who makes up the roster the final two weeks by Tuesday I expect. Reading ended their season with a shutout victory. Jersey Shore also ended the season with a victory. Clearwater ended theirs with a shutout loss.
The FCL team completed its season Saturday.
Lehigh Valley and the DSL teams will continue playing for two more weeks. Continue reading Phillies Affiliates’ Recap (9/19/2021)