The Clearwater Threshers will have four representatives in this year’s All-Star game.
Infielder Fidel Hernandez, Outfielder Dominic Brown, Utility Player Tim Kennelly (who earned it as catcher) and starting pitcher Yohan Flande will represent the team in Ft. Myers. Continue reading Florida State League All-Stars Announced
Well, the big news out of Clearwater this week was Kyle Drabek’s complete game shut out, and his subsequent promotion to Double-A Reading. He made his debut there on Wednesday night going seven scoreless innings and getting his first AA win. Congrats to Kyle, we’ll miss you in Clearwater.
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Ruben Amaro and Dallas Green were among those in attendance as Kyle Drabek took the hill at First Energy Stadium for his first Eastern League start. The weather kept many people at home, but those who witnessed this performance did not come away disappointed.
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The draft is next Tuesday, and I hope to have my mock draft polished up and published on Monday, so look for that. I wanted to make two points though in the meantime. The first point is that everyone who writes for this site does it purely because they care about the Phillies minor league system. No one here gets paid, there are no ads on this site (a service to you), and there is no money. The style that someone uses is their style, and anything they contribute is more than you’d get if it was just me writing one or two articles a week. To criticize these people for providing you a free service seems unfortunate to me. If you know of a better website out there for your Phillies minor league news, by all means check it out regularly. But please refrain from the ticky tack insults of the contributors here. 99% of the folks here are excellent, the 1% who try to stir the pot are sometimes just the loudest. If there’s something you want to know about a player or an affiliate, by all means ask the person who writes the report, but if they’re unable to find out, don’t hold it against them. That’s just silly. Check below for more…
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