Clearwater (10-14) lost to Tampa, 7-6.
Julian Garcia (2.29) scattered 5 hits over five innings of shutout ball. He walked none and struck out six. And then, Gustavo Armas (1-1, 15.30) entered the game. And, blew the save. Luis Carrasco (8.49) came in and picked off an inherited runner and pitched the final 2.2 innings, giving up one run on 4 hits and 4 walks while striking out three. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 4/28/2019
The week started poorly with two bad losses to the Mets (1-5 and 0-9). They rebounded to win the final game of the series (6-0), but then came home to drop the first game of a four-game series with the woeful Marlins (1-3). (That’s 2 total runs in 3 losses.) They bounced back again with 3 consecutive wins. They got great pitching in games two and four from Jerad Eickhoff (seven, shutout inning in a 4-0 win) and Zach Eflin (complete game, 5-1 win). Jake Arrieta battled and survived another bullpen implosion in Saturday’s 12-9 win.
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