Here is the guaranteed, 100% accurate Box Score Report. It took me less than 10 minutes from scratch. I would love to only have to invest that much time on this, especially on days like today when I’ll be up early to prepare to be a guest on an affiliated beat writer’s podcast at 10:00AM, watch the GCL game from noon to 3:00PM, arrive at Bright House Field at 6:00PM to watch the Threshers until completion around 9:30PM, and then go home and produce the normal Box Score Report. Note that those date stamps on reports of 2:00AM to 3:00AM are CST, probably where the WordPress server is located. So, I’m actually posting an hour later in EST. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 7/20/2016
Tuesday’s highlights included Lehigh Valley’s David Buchanan coming within one batter of a complete game shutout, Reading’s Dylan Cozens two-hit, two-RBI game, and Mitch Walding’s three-hit, three-RBI game. Walding’s three RBI all came with two outs on three different occasions.
Nick Fanti tossed five no-hit innings, striking out ten. Sixto Sanchez had pitched three no-hit innings before the game was suspended on Monday. A third pitcher lost the no-hitter and the shutout in the ninth inning. Loads of photos and video from the GCL game in the report below.
And down in the Dominican Summer League, Oscar Marcelino pitched two-hit ball for six innings, and Jesus De Los Santos six hits in seven innings.
In Reading, Andrew Pullin had 4 RBI and Dylan Cozens had five for Reading’s victory. In Clearwater, Chace Numata had 3 hits. In Lakewood, Zachary Coppola went 2-3, twice. Arquimedes Gamboa had 4 hits in Williamsport. Mark Laird had three.
Aaron Altherr batted in the GCL game in Lakeland. Then played left field for the Threshers in Bradenton after the Phillies reassigned him for his continuing rehab.
There were lots of very good pitching performances in the organization last night – Continue reading Box Score Recap – 7/18/2016
The best pitched game in the organization today came from JoJo Romero and Cole Irvin of the Williamsport Crosscutters. Overall, the best pitched games were thrown at Lehigh Valley and Reading by Buffalo and Trenton. The opposing pitchers of those teams held both teams to a combined one run and eight hits. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 7/17/2016
All of the teams in the organization that played today, won today. There were a few more solid pitching performances turned in. Tom Eshelman and three relievers tossed a three hitter, retiring the final 15 batters in a row. Tyler Gilbert and Sutter McLoughlin pitched a nine-hit, no walk shutout. And Drew Anderson followed up his combined no-hitter with one run in five innings, allowing four hits and walking none. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 7/16/2016
Tonight’s pitching gem was provided by Jake Thompson. He combined with Colton Murray and Michael Mariot to three-hit the Buffalo Bisons. Nate Williams had a four hit night. So, did Chace Numata. Shane Watson had another fine start. Kevin Gowdy made his second start. Video and pictures below. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 7/15/2016
The all star breaks are over and all the teams in the organization are back in action. Tyler Viza had today’s pitching gem, an eight inning two-hitter for Reading. Bailey Falter picked up his first win for Williamsport with a solid six inning effort. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 7/14/2016