Daily Archives: August 4, 2018

Clearwater Threshers Recap – 8/3/2018

With about 4 weeks left in minor league seasons, the Phillies started a chain of promotions that looked like dominoes falling.  Twenty-year old 3B Jake Holmes (.353) was promoted from the GCL to Williamsport, 22-year old SS Madison  Stokes (.338) from Williamsport to Lakewood, 20-year old Daniel Brito (.252) from Lakewood to Clearwater, 22-year old Jose Pujols (.301, 18 HR) from Clearwater to Reading, 24-year old Jiandido Tromp (.228) from Reading to Lehigh Valley, and the release of 31-year old Adron Chambers (.278) from Lehigh Valley.  The biggest surprise to me is that J.P. Crawford went on a road trip with the Threshers.  I would have expected the SS to continue his rehab at Lehigh Valley.

The Clearwater Threshers (56-51) rallied to beat Bradenton 9-6.  Adonis Medina and Blake Quinn buried the Threshers early with a 6-0 deficit after three innings.  Medina faced 6 batters and gave up 5 runs before recording an out,  and that out was picking the runner off first base.  He would give up 3 more base hits before being relieved after the second inning.   Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 8/3/2018