Threshers win! Threshers win! Threshers win!
The Clearwater Threshers clinched the Florida State League North Division Second Half Championship and qualified for the post season. Lakeland’s double header was cancelled due to rain, and all the Threshers had to do was win to eliminate the Flying Tigers, which they did. With the victory, the Threshers will host game one of the three-game semifinal series against Daytona, the first half winner. Games two and three (if necessary) will be played at Daytona. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 8/29/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (74-58) beat Jupiter, 11-3 and lowered their “magic number” to clinch the division to two games.
David Parkinson (3-0, 1.24) pitched six, four-hit innings allowing one run and striking out nine. (Game score, 72) Jonathan Hennigan was tapped for two unearned runs in his one inning. J.D. Hammer walked two and struck out two in his one inning. Addison walked one and struck out two in his one inning.
The Threshers built a 5-1 lead in the seventh but the Hammerheads closed to within 5-3 in the bottom of the inning. The Threshers responded with a six-run ninth to salt the game away. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 8/28/2018