The Clearwater Threshers (48-48) beat the Florida Fire Frogs, 4-2. Ramon Rosso (1.99) gave up an unearned run in the first inning then shut the Frogs down. He pitched 5.2 innings, gave up 5 hits and 4 walks, and struck out just one. Jonathan Hennigan pitched a scoreless inning in his Threshers’ debut. Jake “Jakob with a K” Hernandez (3-0, 2.73) struck out one in one, one-hit inning and got the win. Addison Russ (3.55) gave up a run in the ninth but held on for his second save. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/20/2018
Made my first trip to the Complex in over a week. Kyle Young is in town. Sixto Sanchez was walking around. Spoke briefly with Dickie Noles, Joe Jordan, Sal Agostinelli, and Charley. Saw Alec Bohm walking around carrying a bat. He did not have a boot on his foot and seemed to be walking well. I didn’t recognize him at first. He was back in the club house before I realized who he was. Also spent some time talking to the father and uncle of one of our new pitchers. Nice people for Pirates and Orioles fans. 😉 Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/19/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (47-47) beat Daytona, 5-2. This would be the organization’s only stateside win today. Mauricio Llovera (3-7, 4.14) Pitched six innings and held the Tortugas to one run a solo HR in the sixth. He gave up 4 hits, walked none, and struck out five. He threw 82 pitches, 52 strikes. Alberto Tirado (1.80) brought back memories with a no-run, no-hit, 2 strike out, 3-walk inning as only he can – BB, BB, K, K looking, BB, F9, on 25 pitches, 10 strikes. Jake “Jakob with a K” Hernandez had 3 Ks in two innings. But, he did give up a solo HR to that Taylor Trammel guy. (The Futures Game MVP.) Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/18/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (46-47) beat Daytona, 5-1. Felix Paulino (1-3, 3.18) pitched six, one-run innings on six hits and 2 walks. He struck out four. Blake Quinn (5.31) pitched two, scoreless innings. And, Addison Russ (3.09) struck out two in one inning.
The Threshers overcame an early 1-run lead on Mickey Moniak’s 2-run HR in the fourth inning. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/17/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (45-47) beat Daytona, 6-2. Alejandro Requena (2-2, 4.50) pitched six solid innings allowing one run on 5 hits. He walked one and struck out eight. Grant Dyer (6.75) gave up a run in two innings. Addison Russ (.338) struck out 2 in one inning of work.
The Threshers scored a first inning run on Henri Lartigue’s solo HR (6). They pounded their way into a lead in a 5-run fifth on Luke Williams’ 3-run HR (9) and Jose Pujols 2-run HR (13). Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/16/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (44-47) beat the Florida Fire Frogs, 5-3. Ranfi Casimiro started and gave up 2 runs in a season high four innings. Albert Tirado (1-0, 1.89) gave up a run in three innings and earned the win. Jake Hernandez followed with two scoreless innings and earned his first save. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/15/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (43-47) lost to the Florida Fire Frogs, 11-3. Ramon Rosso (2-1, 2.65) gave up 4 runs on 10 hits in six innings. He walked none and struck out six. Will Hibbs had a rough 0.1 inning. He hit 2 batters, walked one, and gave up 3 hits. Addison Russ (2.79) allowed both of his inherited runners to score and gave up an unearned run. Gabriel Lino pitched the final inning and kept the Frogs off the board. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/14/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (43-46) lost to the Florida Fire Frogs, 5-2. McKenzie Mills (3.66) went seven innings and gave up 2 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks. He struck out eight. Grant Dyer (0-1, 7.11) had a forgettable one third of an inning, giving up 3 runs on 4 hits and a walk. Bake Quinn (5.59) stranded 3 inherited runners in 0.2 inning. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/13/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (43-44) lost to Dunedin, 3-0. Mauricio Llovera (2-7, 4.35), pitching in place of recently DL-ed Bailey Falter, gave up 2 runs on 6 hits in five innings. He walked two and struck out four. Alberto Tirado (1.69) pitched around 3 hits and a walk in two scoreless innings. Will Hibbs (5.93) pitched a 1-2-3 inning.
Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/12/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (43-44) beat Dunedin, 4-0. Felix Paulino (3.36) started for the injured Bailey Falter (shoulder) and pitched well. He went five, scoreless innings and allowed just 3 hits. He walked none and struck out four. “Jakob with a K” Hernandez (2.83) pitched two scoreless innings. Kyle Dohy (2-1, 1.64) completed the combined shutout with five strike outs in two innings for the win. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 7/11/2018