Cole Irvin pitched another good game for Clearwater, but the Threshers fell to the Florida Fire Frogs by a 3-1 score Friday night. Meanwhile, Mickey Moniak missed his second straight game for Lakewood.
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Pitcher Will Hibbs is off to a good start to the season out of the BlueClaws bullpen. The right-hander picked up his third win of the season in the 'Claws 2-1 extra innings win over the West Virginia Power on Thursday.
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Our stats notebook opens first to the Phillies minor league leaders in various categories, and concludes with a look at some player stats and notes.
An impressive day for Lehigh Valley, as they beat Pawtucket 6-0 and then staged a come-from-behind win in the nightcap to win 7-6 and sweep a double-header. Plus, Reading used some power for a 7-6 win of their own.
A 12-run first inning gave the Phillies a running start on the Washington Nationals. In the minors, it was another come from behind win for the Lakewood BlueClaws and Lehigh Valley and Reading fall to 0-2.
The Phillies played their home opener Thursday, while Lehigh Valley and Reading played their season openers. Plus, Lakewood wins their second straight and a former number-one pick homers for the Threshers in their loss to Dunedin.
While a lot of the attention has been focused on the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and their prospect loaded roster, the Lakewood BlueClaws may have the second most talented roster in the Phillies organization.
Scout.com unveils its 2017 top-100 MLB prospects ranking. Here is an in-depth look on each of the players from 40-31.