Category Archives: Box Score Recap

Threshers Recap – 8/26/2019

Reading won and maintained their 3.5 game lead over Trenton who also won.  Their magic number is one.  Both teams have seven games remaining.  They finish the season with 4 games in Trenton.  Hartford won but was eliminated.

The GCL Phillies West swept a double header while second place Tigers West also won.  The Phillies have a 5.0 game lead with five games remaining.  Their magic number is one. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/26/2019

Threshers Recap – 8/25/2019

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

Threshers Recap – 8/24/2019

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

Threshers Recap – 8/23/2019

The GCL Phillies West won.  Tigers West beat Phillies East and with six games remaining, the West has a 5.0 game lead over the Tigers West and their magic number is three.

Reading lost and maintained their 4.5 game lead over Trenton who won.  Their magic number remains four with 10 games remaining.  They finish the season with 4 games in Trenton. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/23/2019

Threshers Recap – 8/22/2019

The GCL Phillies West lost. With eight games remaining, they have a 5.0 game lead over the Tigers West and their magic number is four.

Reading won and maintained their 4.5 game lead over Trenton.  Their magic number is four with 11 games remaining.  They finish the season with 4 games in Trenton. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/22/2019

Threshers Recap – 8/21/2019

The GCL Phillies West swept a double header from the second place team in their division and sits in pretty good shape for the division and overall record.  They are in the midst of a seven-game winning streak.  With nine games remaining, the Phillies have a 5.5 game lead over the Tigers West and the second-best record in the GCL.  Their .698 winning percentage is one game behind the Orioles’ .711.

Reading was rained out and cancelled, but they have a 4.5 game lead over Trenton.  With 12 games remaining, their magic number is five.  They finish the season with 4 games in Trenton. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/21/2019

Threshers Recap – 8/20/2019

Clearwater (26-35, 62-65)  beat St. Lucie, 4-1.

Andrew Brown (4-7, 6.46) pitched six solid innings.  He allowed one run on 5 hits and 2 walks.  He struck out two.  Kyle Arjona (4.82) pitched two shutout innings.  Keylan Killgore (3.49) retired the side in order for his 10th save.  He struck out two and needed just seven pitches, all strikes, to ensure the victory. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/20/2019

Threshers Recap – 8/19/2019

MLB announced their 2020 Grapefruit League schedule.

Clearwater (25-35, 61-65)  no game scheduled.

Lehigh Valley (60-65)  lost to Syracuse, 1-0.  Cole Irvin (5-1, 4.11) pitched seven solid innings.  He gave up a run on 6 hits and 2 walks.  He struck out seven.  Edgar Garcia (2.48) struck out three in two perfect innings. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/19/2019

Threshers Recap – 8/18/2019

Bad day in the minors.  All five affiliates lost.  As the season’s end draws near, here are the playoff standings are as follows.

Lehigh Valley is in fifth place, 5.5 games behind the first place team.  Although unlikely, the IronPigs best chance of making the post season is winning their division.  They are 8.5 games back in the wild card race with 16 games remaining.

Reading is in first place by 3.0 games over first half winner Trenton.  Reading also has a 6.0 game lead over Hartford for best overall record should Trenton win the second half, too.  They have 15 games remaining and their magic number is nine. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/18/2019

Threshers Recap – 8/16/2019

The Phillies signed non-drafted free agent, catcher Willie Estrada.  He will be assigned to GCL Phillies East.  He is a senior out of Southeastern University.  He was honored as the best defensive catcher in the country by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.  After graduation, he played in Canada for Regina.  (That’s 2 new catchers this week.)

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Clearwater (25-32, 61-62)  postponed.

Lehigh Valley (59-63)  swept a DH from Indianapolis, 8-4 and 7-2.    Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/16/2019