Clearwater (18-19) remained “hot” and beat Lakeland, 6-3, for their sixth straight win. The Threshers took over sole possession of third place and picked up another half game on rained out Dunedin whom they now trail by 2.5 games. Dunedin hasn’t played a game since being swept last Thursday thru Saturday by the Threshers.
Colton Eastman (1-1, 1.84) battled for three innings. When the Threshers gave him a lead, he completely shut down the Tigers. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 5/14/2019
Clearwater (17-19) beat Lakeland, 7-4. And, it wasn’t even that close. The Threshers moved into a tie for third place, 3.0 games behind rained out Dunedin.
Damon Jones (1-2, 0.76) who has allowed 3 ER (6 total runs) in 35.1 innings this season, finally got his first Clearwater victory. He held the Tigers to 4 singles (one an infield hit), an unearned run, one walk, and struck out a career-tying 9 batters. He threw 86 pitches, 56 strikes (65.1%). His fastball was virtually unhittable as the Tigers were late on most swings. His curve ball froze batters when they weren’t flailing weakly at it. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 5/13/2019