Daily Archives: August 24, 2018

Clearwater Threshers Recap – 8/24/2018

The Clearwater Threshers have a four game lead over second place Lakeland and a six game lead over third place Dunedin.  Their elimination numbers are seven and four respectively.

The Threshers have nine games remaining, the other two teams have ten each.  Clearwater appears to have the most difficult schedule of the three teams. They play two home games against first place Charlotte and finish the season with seven road games at Jupiter and Fort Myers.  The combined record of their opponents is .545. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 8/24/2018

Clearwater Threshers Recap – 8/23/2018

The GCL Phillies West play tomorrow.  The game starts at 11:00 AM.  Kyle Young is scheduled to throw two innings.

A lot of the Phillies development staff has arrived in Clearwater.  I imagine they will be discussing who to invite to Instructs and who should participate in the AFL.  The AFL announcements should be coming in the next week or so.  Look for guys who missed substantial innings to be selected.  Especially among the pitchers.

Clearwater’s  Aaron Fultz, will serve as a pitching coach as part of the Scottsdale Scorpions staff.  The team will include members of the Reds, Astros, Mets, Giants, and Phillies.

Some of the AFL’s roster rules are – Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 8/23/2018