The Clearwater Threshers (29-34) beat Tampa, 4-3 in ten innings. Adonis Medina pitched six , shutout innings. He gave up five hits and struck out five. Luis Cedeno made his first appearance and blew the save without recording an out. Jake Hernandez (3.62) quieted things down, striking out two in two innings. Josh Tols (1-0, 0.93) pitched two, no-hit innings and got the win. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 6/12/2018
This will be a truncated version of the daily recap. It might be this way for a day or two. I sustained a back injury and can’t spend the required time at the keyboard for now. Sorry.
The Clearwater Threshers (28-34) beat Tampa, 4-1. Connor Seabold (3-4, 3.90) threw a complete game, three hitter, walked one, and struck out nine. Jose Pujols went 2-5 and raised his average to .307. Edgar Cabral and Raul Rivas also had 2 hits. Mickey Moniak did not play. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 6/11/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (27-34) lost to Charlotte, 5-3.
Felix Paulino (3.12) started and shut out the Stone Crabs for four innings on 4 hits and zero walks. He struck out four, and threw 55 pitches. Blake Quinn (2-3, 5.88) faced 6 batters in the fifth inning, gave up 5 runs, and exited without recording an out. Ismael Cabrera (7.71) stranded one of two inherited runners. He pitched three innings and struck out four. Will Hibbs (6.39) pitched the final, scoreless inning. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 6/10/2018
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The Clearwater Threshers (27-33) lost to Charlotte, 6-5.
McKenzie Mills was called in to start for the ailing Sixto Sanchez and contributed 3.2 innings. He allowed 2 runs on 5 hits, walked none, and struck out seven. He threw 71 pitches. Jakob Hernandez (3.86) entered with two runners on base and stranded both. He pitched a total of 2.1 innings and gave up a two-out run on 3 hits. Josh Tols (1.17) gave up a run in 2.2 innings and left with a runner on base, two outs in the ninth, and a two-run lead. Aaron Brown (1-4, 5.83) blew his third save and took the loss. He walked the first batter he faced then gave up 3 consecutive singles. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 6/9/2018
***UPDATE*** I have updated the 2018 Draft Tracker. While I have no confirmed signings, I have uncovered 22 “signings” and 2 declines. Still don’t have any particulars on the Bohm signing reported by Jon Heyman. Most of the “signings” will be confirmed when I see them at a “mini-camp” in Clearwater this week. Continue reading 2018 Post Draft Discussion; June 9th
The Clearwater Threshers (27-32) beat Charlotte, 8-5.
Nick Fanti (2-2, 5.06) kept batters off balance again as he went six innings, gave up one run on five hits, walked one, and struck out seven. He pitched to 3 batters in the seventh, 3 of the 5 hits he allowed. Garrett Cleavinger (12.46) entered with 2 inherited runners and stranded both. He pitched two scoreless, no-hit innings. Will Hibbs (6.94) made the game close, starting his 0.2 innings with a walk (grrr!) before giving up 4 runs on a grand slam, another walk helped load the bases. Aaron Brown (5.22) got the final out for his second save. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 6/8/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (26-32) lost to Daytona, 6-5.
Mauricio Llovera (4.02) pitched six solid innings last night. He allowed one run on 5 hits and a walk. He struck out seven. The bullpen failed to hold the lead. Blake Quinn (4.15) blew the save in one inning, giving up 3 runs on 2 hits and a hit batter including a HR before recording an out. J.D.Hammer (0-1, 3.38) made his second appearance and was charged with an ER and an unearned run in 1.2 innings as the Tortugas walked off. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 6/7/2018
The Clearwater Threshers (26-31) beat Daytona, 6-2.
Adonis Medina held the Tortugas to 2 runs on 3 hits and a walk in five innings. He struck out six, but needed 83 pitches (50 strikes, 60.2%) to navigate those five innings. Josh Tols (0.00) allowed 3 base runners and struck out 3 in two innings. Will Hibbs (4.09) walked two in one inning of work. Aaron Brown (5.28) gave up 2 hits in his one inning. Continue reading Clearwater Threshers Recap – 6/6/2018
The Phillies completed their portion of the 2018 Amateur Draft with the selection of 30 players Wednesday.
Draft picks and signings will be tracked on the 2018 Phuture Phillies Draft Tracker.
The 2018 Phuture Phillies Draft Selections are recorded here. I had to delete extraneous comments to get to the voting data, but was able to reinsert them when finished. The files have been inserted under the Draft tab for future reference.