Clearwater (21-27, 57-57) beat Dunedin, 5-1. Jose Taveras was imported from Pennsylvania to provide a start for the Threshers. Taveras stymied the Blue Jays batters for most of his seven innings. He relied on command to keep the young Dunedin hitters off balance with his sub-90 stuff. He scattered six hits, walked a batter, and struck out three. The only run came on a solo HR with two outs in the seventh. Austin Ross pitched two scoreless innings for his 4th save. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/6/2019
Just a quick note. The Phillies fielded five home grown players last night in Arizona – 1B Hoskins, 2B Hernandez, 3B Kingery, LF Haseley, and CF Quinn. The four from elsewhere were winning pitcher Velasquez, his battery mate Realmuto, SS Segura, and RF Harper.
The GCL Phillies East spun a no hitter using 5 different pitchers – Jonas De La Cruz (2nd rehab appearance), Starlyn Castillo (3rd appearance), Engel Estevez (2nd appearance), Cameron Beauchamp (debut), and Brendan Bell (the veteran making his 8th appearance). They had a 12.1 combined innings among them before this game. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 8/5/2019