The Pigs fell by a final score of 3 to 4 to split the 4 game series against the 2nd place Pawtucket Red Sox.
The past 8 games were real important games in what is turning out to be an exciting playoff race. The Pigs maintained their 3 game lead over Pawtucket with a series against them and the mighty Columbus Clippers this week. (In the IL South Gwinnett and Durham split and are currently tied)
The Pigs pulled out 5 wins to 3 losses setting them up for a good run in the next few weeks.
Lots of news coming out of Philadelphia concerning a trade with Houston for Pence so expect some transactions and soon. Word is the Phillies sent Cosart, Singleton and Zeid + a player to be named later to the Astros.
This could be good news for the Pigs. With Polanco returning from his rehab stint and Pence being added to the roster the Pigs should get 2 players down. Some rumors I’ve heard floated around include Domonic Brown returning as well as Wilson Valdez. Valdez could be claimed on waiver though. Even a weak thought that Vance Worley could come back but I don’t see that as plausible. Could be shaping up for the Pigs soon!
We did get a preview of the Monkeys riding Dogs who herd goats around tonight. They will have a complete show that I am really looking forward to. I love that stuff!
Tomorrow will be a busy day for me. Jimmy T and myself will be getting some stuff ready for Sunday’s Charity Yard sale at Applebees and our raffle lineup has grown even larger! Look for some additional great raffle items compliments of our Lehigh Valley Steelhawks! Great folks over there and can’t wait for their next season!