Clearwater (14-12, 50-42) dropped a double header to Florida, 5-2 and 3-0.
Game One: Alejandro Requena gave up 5 runs in five innings on 6 hits and 2 walks. He struck out eight. His fastball was 93-95 mph. Austin Ross pitched two, one-hit, scoreless innings. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/13/2019
Clearwater (13-9, 49-39) postponed, monsoon. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/12/2019
There were a few transactions of note. LHP Damon Jones assigned to Lehigh Valley, RHP Connor Seabold rehabbed in Clearwater, LHP Bailey Falter placed on the 7-day IL, Alec Bohm activated from the TIL, CF Mickey Moniak activated from the 7-day IL, and C Abrahan Gutierrez activated from the 7-day IL.
Bohm and Moniak contributed in their game. Conner Seabold excelled in his. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/11/2019
Clearwater (13-9, 49-39) game with Palm Beach suspended in the fourth inning with the Threshers leading, 3-1. Game will be completed Thursday as part of a double header.
Tyler Carr opened with 4 consecutive strike outs and went on to post 3.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K. The Threshers scored their runs in the third inning on Dalton Guthrie’s RBI single and Danny Mayer’s 2-run single. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/10/2019
Bryson Stott and Marcus Lee Sang made their long-awaited debuts Tuesday. Stott homered in his first plate appearance, and walked in his second at bat. Lee Sang walked in his first plate appearance and stole second. Later, he stroked an RBI single to center for his first hit and stole second on a pick off attempt.
The Phillies signed another pitcher from this years Rule 4 class. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/9/2019
Spencer Howard returned to action last night. Not much action elsewhere as two teams are on their All Star breaks and two others were not scheduled. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/8/2019
Clearwater (12-8, 48-38) dropped a double header to Tampa, 4-1 and 2-0. Flaws in their offense were exposed as they collected just 2 hits in each game.
Game One: Colton Eastman pitched five innings and gave up 4 runs (3 ER) on 8 hits and a walk. He struck out four. Tyler Carr pitched a scoreless inning. Danny Mayer had a solo HR (8). Nick Maton had a single and a walk. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/7/2019
The Phillies limp into the All Star break in third place 6.5 games behind the Atlanta Braves. They started the week with a victory in Atlanta, but then got blown out of the next 2 games. They rallied somewhat winning 2 out of 3 in New York.
The Phillies will complete a 26-game stretch against division opponents the first series after the break. So far, they are 9-13 with a rain out in the first 23 games of the stretch. Not the kind of division record that wins divisions. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of July 8th
Both Dominican teams won this morning. Red is in first place, and White is a game behind in their respective divisions.
In the GCL, the West team leads the division, East is 3.5 games back.
Clearwater is 1.5 games behind the first half winner. They have the best overall record of the other teams in the division, the tie-breaker if the same team wins both halves.
Reading has a 3.0 game lead and the best overall record in their division.
Lehigh Valley has fought their way back to .500 and are 6.5 games back in fourth place.
Lakewood is well out of it, 7.0 games back in sixth place (of seven).
Williamsport is mired in last place 9.0 games back, six behind the team in front of them. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/6/2019
Clearwater (12-6, 48-36) beat Tampa, 5-4.
Kyle Glogoski went five innings and gave up 4 runs (2 unearned) on 4 hits and a walk. He struck out four. Oscar Marcelino pitched two perfect innings. Zach Warren earned his fifth save with two no-hit innings, striking out three. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 7/5/2019