Report card for starting pitchers at Lehigh Valley and Reading. Clearwater and Lakewood are up next. A reminder that grades are based on pre season expectations against the players themselves not against each other. A= Far exceeds expectations; B= Exceeds expectations; C= At expectations; D= Below Expectations; F= Disaster Lehigh Valley Greg Smith, 30, Re-signed as a free […]
Sorry, Nat King Cole, but I don’t wish that summer could always be here. Not this one, anyway. The most enduring images from these lazy, hazy, crazy days will always be those videos of horror and death.
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The 2014 Phillies: The unwatchable team
While the Phillies minor-league systems needs improvement, there are some intriguing prospects emerging. Here is a look at some of them.
*Ken Giles should get some consideration for National League Rookie of the Year. Currently, I believe he’s the 3rd best rookie in the NL this season, trailing only Billy Hamilton of the Reds and Jacob deGroom of the Mets. Giles has appeared in 40 games, racking up 60 strikeouts in 41.2 innings pitched with a sparkling 1.08 ERA and 0.79 WHIP.
Random Thoughts of a Phillies Phan
NEW YORK (AP) – Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals moved a step closer to their second NL East title in three years with a 10-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.
Harper, Nats rout Mets 10-3 to close in on NL East
It was a night of firsts for Cody Asche while hitting second in the order. Asche’s two-run homer in the 10th inning provided the Phillies with Friday’s 3-1 win over the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
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Asche’s two-run HR in the 10th lifts Phils past Marlins