Minor League Wrap-up, ver 5.7

The Phillies and Jersey Shore BlueClaws were both rained out Friday night, but Lehigh Valley and Reading were on the road and the weather was fine in Florida for the Threshers game in Dunedin. The results all turned out pretty well, too with the teams going 3-0 against their respective opponents. The Phillies will make […]

IMPLOSION!

In the biggest implosion in Philadelphia since Veterans Stadium fell in 62-seconds in 2004, the Phillies imploded against the rival New York Mets, who scored seven ninth inning runs to down the Phillies 8-7, handing them their fourth straight loss and dropping them to fifth place in the NL East, a full seven games behind […]

Wheeler good, offense bad in Phils’ loss

After some early season concerns about Zack Wheeler‘s velocity, the veteran right-hander has shown himself to be completely healthy and ready to put up big numbers once again. Much like his rotation mate, Aaron Nola, Wheeler has gotten no support from the offense. The Phillies and Rangers went to extra innings locked in a scoreless […]

Minor League Wrap-Up, ver 5.4

Time for a stroll through the Phillies minor league system for a look at Wednesday’s games, stats and notes. From a morning game in Jersey Shore to a rainout for Reading and games for Lehigh Valley and Clearwater, there is plenty to discuss. R H E Lehigh Valley 3 5 0 Syracuse 5 8 0 […]

Rangers beat Ranger; Plus, Minor League news

Ranger Suarez made his fifth start of the season Tuesday night facing the team that is his namesake. Unfortunately, it didn’t go as well as he would have liked and between a tough outing and some shaky defense behind him, the result was a 6-4 loss. R H E Texas 6 9 0 Philadelphia 4 […]

Minor League Wrap-Up, ver 5.1

Darick Hall remains the hottest Pig in all the land and Painter remains the master for Clearwater. As the calendar flipped to May, we take a look at just what was happening throughout the Phillies minor league system on Sunday. R H E Lehigh Valley 9 17 0 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3 10 1 GRAB A BAT… […]

Schwarber confounds Mets in 4-1 Phils win

On Friday, Kyle Schwarber drew three walks, stole a base and threw a runner out on the basepaths against the Mets and the New Yorkers were very happy about that. At least he wasn’t pounding them the way he normally does when he faces Mets’ pitching. On Saturday, the Mets were remembered just why they […]

Mets pitching holds Phils hitless

Tylor Megill and the Mets were the first combination to shutout the Phillies this season and Friday night, Megill and four relievers combined to no-hit the Phillies, beating them 3-0 at CitiField. The win pushed the Phillies further back from the division leading Mets who have the best record in the NL. R H E […]

Phils sweep out the Rocks

The Phillies stretched their season-high three-game winning streak to four games Thursday with a 7-1 win over the Rockies, who were the victims in each of the Phillies wins. In the four games, the Phillies outscored Colorado 32-9 after having scored 64 runs in their first 16 games of the season. In addition to adding […]

Minor League Wrap-Up, ver 4.27

It was a tough night for pitching in the Lehigh Valley with both Reading and Jersey Shore giving up 10 runs and Lehigh Valley’s bullpen coming apart late in the game to sink the IronPigs. The only pitching success of the night came from the Clearwater Threshers who won 6-1. R H E Lehigh Valley […]