Monthly Archives: June 2015

Lakewood’s Elniery Garcia pitches Seven Shutout Innings Leading the Way To A 9-0 Win Over Hickory In SAL Action

Lakewood BlueClaws Elniery Garcia had little trouble in picking up the win in seven shutout innings as he pickup his fifth win of the season in defeating the Hickory Crawdads 9-0 on Sunday.  He goes to a record of 5-6 … Continue reading

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Lakewood BlueClaws Win Again In Hickory Paced By Timely Hitting and Strong Arms Of The Bullpen

Baseball Betsy and I were treated to another great game of baseball Saturday night in Hickory N.C. by the Lakewood BlueClaws.   The first half northern division champions Crawdads were no match for the BlueClaws as they rallied from behind … Continue reading

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Lakewood Wins First Game of the Second Half Thanks To A Grand Slam by Cord Sandberg and Strong Pitching

It was a long 12 hour drive from the Tampa Bay area to Hickory N.C. but Baseball Betsy and I made it and so far we are glad we did.  The Lakewood BlueClaw defeated the defending first half South Atlantic … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers Colin Kleven Showed Today He Is A “big game” Pitcher

It was a “big game”.  The last game of the first half of the Florida State League. Two teams, the Daytona Tortugas and Clearwater Threshers,  tied for first place playing each other.  The winner qualifies for the post season playoffs. … Continue reading

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A Look Into The Phillies Future With Ricardo Pinto, Edubray Ramos and Ulises Joaquin

Last night at Bright House Field the future of the Phillies was on display.  With three games to go in the first half, it was a must win for the Clearwater Threshers against the first place Daytona Tortugas.  The Threshers … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers Aaron Brown Is Becoming A Difference Maker But Is He The Next Mike Trout

Well, probably not the next Mike Trout.  But if the last two games are any indication,  Aaron Brown has adapted well to right field for the Clearwater Threshers.  Since Carlos Tocci has taken over his former position in center, Brown … Continue reading

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Just Another Typical Day Watching Phillies Baseball, The Good, Bad and the Ugly.

Yesterday was a chance to check out the farm system at the Complex, Bright House Field and follow a friend of ours on the internet. I made my first pilgrimage over to the Complex to watch some of the new … Continue reading

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Phillies Minor League Pitching Prospect Colin Kleven Is Finally Getting Notice

Colin Kleven is one of the good guys in the game. The 24-year old from Kamloops, British  Columbia has been one of our favorite players during his three-year tenure on the Clearwater Threshers roster. We thought he would be finally … Continue reading

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Phillies Minor League Pitching Prospect Mark Leiter Jr., A Rare Pitcher Who Has Registered A Save And Complete Game This Season Gets the Call-up to AA Reading.

One of the highlights in an otherwise bland 2015 Clearwater Threshers season has been the pitching of reliever, closer and starter Mark Leiter Jr.  He has been a pitcher for all reasons. With the promotion of Aaron Nola to AAA … Continue reading

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Lakewood’s Elniery Garcia and Rhys Hoskins Make Minor League Baseball So Worthwhile

Just read that Phillies top pitching prospect Aaron Nola had to skip his previous scheduled start and last night lasted only last five innings for AA Reading despite an overtaxed pitching staff suffering from back to back extra innings games. … Continue reading

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