The most exciting play in baseball is the walk-off win. The Clearwater Thresher have done it two games in a row to go to 17-17 in the second half of the Florida State League. They are now 1.5 games behind the Dunedin Blue Jays for the final playoff spot in the northern division.
Thursday night Jan Hernandez homered into the bullpen in left in the bottom of the ninth for a 4-2 win and last night it was a seeing eye base hit through the 5-6 hole by Derek Campbell to score Cornelius Randolph to walk off the Daytona Tortugas for the second straight night in a 4-3 win. See HERE.
The Threshers scoring was paced by Campbell who also homered down the line in left in the second inning. The second run was set up in the third inning by a lead off base hit by Grenny Cumana who then stole second. He scored on a double by Cornelius Randolph. Watch HERE. Randolph also doubled in the ninth to score Emanuel Marrero with the tying run. Watch HERE.
Randolph is finishing up a strong July where he is hitting .319 with a .925 OPS for the month. Jan Hernandez continued his hit a game streak, now with six straight one hit games including two homers. Watch his hit last night HERE .
Franklyn Kilome threw a quality start giving up three runs, only one earned and striking out five over six innings. Watch a strikeout HERE. Blake Quinn pitched three shutout innings out of the pen for the win.