Monthly Archives: July 2018

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not for the Clearwater Threshers with One Month Left in the Season

With just over 30 games remaining in the 2018 minor league season, it is very important for players to finish “strong”. A lot rides on what they do over the next month. Who will be invited to the prestigious Arizona … Continue reading

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Tough Luck As Luke Williams Loses, “what would have been” His 10th Home Run of The Season

It always rains in Lakeland. I guess that’s why the town is named Lakeland. Luke Williams, who is having a breakout season, lost a home run because of the weather conditions there yesterday.  The weather forced a cancellation Sunday of … Continue reading

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The Phillies Rhys Hoskins and Minor League Prospect Jose Pujols Hit 12 Home Runs Combined In Their Last 8 Games.

We could be watching the Phillies corner outfield of the future: Rhys Hoskins in left and Jose Pujols in right.  Over eight days in late July they have put on home run shows we will never forget. Over the last … Continue reading

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The Clearwater Threshers Have to Thank Jose Pujols, Mickey Moniak, Luke Williams, Kevin Markham and the Hitting Coach For Getting Them Into First Place In The Second Half.

With last night’s 6-4 win in a rain-shortened game in Lakeland, the Threshers took over a half-game lead for first place and the final playoff berth in the Northern Division of the Florida State League. The Threshers have won 6 … Continue reading

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Jose Pujols Continues His Home Run Challenges To the Clearwater Record Book

Jose Pujols has put together a hot streak that has resulted in four homers in his last six games-including last night’s game when he homered in his third straight game.  He now has hit 17 long balls on the season … Continue reading

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Jose Pujols In His Second Season In Clearwater Has Resulted in Dramatic Offensive Improvement

Last season it was difficult to watch Clearwater Threshers right fielder Jose Pujols bat. He struck out almost half the time.  He slashed at only .194/.247/.305 while hitting eight homer runs after leading the Sally League with 24 long balls … Continue reading

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The Best Battery In Baseball on Tuesday Was The GCL Phillies Ben Brown and Logan O’Hoppe

Growing up each town had its own baseball team.  My dad managed our town team to a county league championship one year.  When I was little guy, I always liked to get to the game early when the plate umpire … Continue reading

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