Monthly Archives: June 2018

Clearwater Threshers Maurico Llovera vs. the Phillies Aaron Nola In June

I am a big fan of Clearwater Threshers pitcher Maurico Llovera.  Looking at June splits he measures well up in the FSL to Aaron Nola in the MLB though Nola is 3-0 and Llovera is 0-3 for the month. I … Continue reading

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Can Clearwater Threshers’ Grenny Cumana Become The Outfield Version of Jose Altuve?

Since added to the Clearwater Threshers roster on June 11th, Grenny Cumana has started in 13 games. The Threshers have won 11 of the games.  Grenny has hits in all but one of those games.  He has hit .431 (22 … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects Connor Seabold and Zach Green Move On To the Minor League Leader Boards

As I have blogged in the previous posts, the leader boards for the four full season minor league teams tell us how the top Phillies minor league players compare to the other 29 MLB teams’ prospects.  It becomes more difficult … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers Henri Lartigue Walks-off The Dunedin Blue Jays Two Games In a Row

Nothing beats a walk-off win in baseball especially when one player does it tw0 games in a row.  Over the weekend that’s what Clearwater Threshers catcher Henri Lartigue did in back-to-back games against the Dunedin Blue Jays, first on Saturday … Continue reading

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Williams and Cumana Continue To Play Amazing Baseball But Needed a Little Help From Their Friends In Clearwater’s 6-5, 10-Inning Win

Few players at any level have put up numbers like Clearwater Threshers Luke Williams and Grenny Cumana have done over the last ten games in the Florida State League. Last night was no exception, as they both homered in regulation … Continue reading

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Despite Losing Top Talent the Clearwater Threshers Start To Win Led by Williams, Cumana and Falter

It’s become one of those “Hard to Believe Moments” in Phillies minor league history.  Despite losing the likes of highly regarded prospects Darick Hall and Austin Listi to call- ups. Then they lost a former first round overall draft pick … Continue reading

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The Clearwater Threshers Luke Williams Emerges Out of Nowhere To Become One of The Phillies Top Minor League Position Prospects For June.

How about that Luke Williams?  Now in his fourth season in the the Phillies system, he was almost a forgotten man with the Clearwater Threshers this season.  He hit only .145 in April and .200 in May. It looked like … Continue reading

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“You Only Get One Chance To Make A First Impression” Alec Bohm and Rixon Taylor-Wingate Make Phillies Minor League Debuts

We alway like to be there at the first game of players’ professional debuts.  A player only gets one chance to make a first impression.  We were there yesterday at Ashburn Field to watch the GCL Phillies West team take … Continue reading

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Carlos De La Cruz, Logan Simmons and Carlos Oropeza Standout In GCL Phillies Opener

It’s always a special time when the Gulf Coast League opens.  Yesterday was no exception. The Phillies GCL East team downed the the Yankees West team, 8-3. They banged out 13 hits including five doubles on Ashburn Field at the … Continue reading

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Clearwater Threshers Austin Listi Showed Why He is an All-Star!

I alway like players who come up big when it counts.  Clearwater Threshers now first baseman, Austin Listi, is one of those clutch players. In Saturday night’s Florida State League All-Star Game, Listi drove in three runs to lead the … Continue reading

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