Every time we get to the end of the season and start talking about the post season, I think of Jim Mora of the Colts screaming, “Playoffs? Playoffs!”
While the Gulf Coast Phillies, Williamsport Crosscutters, Lakewood BlueClaws and Clearwater Threshers seasons are over, the Reading Phillies and Lehigh Valley IronPigs have made the playoffs!
Reading finished in impressive fashion sweeping Binghamton 4 games straight (closing the seasons with 5 straight wins) and they controlled their own destiny. Lehigh Valley had to lose the final game and the Gwinnett Braves had to win theirs to knock the IronPigs out of the playoffs. Mother Nature helped the Pigs by preventing the Braves from playing and the Pigs game was stopped after 6 due to rain with the Pigs ahead 4-1.
Now, if Mother Nature will cooperate, Ross and I will be attending the 2nd playoff game in Lehigh Valley on Thursday (Our first game at Coca Cola Park) and will also be in Reading on Friday and Saturday nights.
I’m so excited!