Category Archives: August

Lakewood’s Connor Brogden and Zach Warren and Clearwater’s Trevor Bettencourt and Addison Russ are Why the BlueClaws and Threshers Will be Tough in the Playoffs

Any top rankings of players in the Phillies farm system would not be complete without the names of Connor Brogdon and Zach Warren for the Lakewood BlueClaws and Trevor Bettncourt and Addison Russ for the Clearwater Threshers. They serve in setup … Continue reading

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Irvin, Llovera, Viza and Howard, Show The Phillies Have Starting Pitching Prospect Depth Not Named Sanchez or Medina!

Those of us who follow the Phillies get tired of hearing about the same old pitching prospect names bandied about in the media such as Sixto Sanchez and Adonis Medina.   Sanchez will get a chance to show what he … Continue reading

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Which Phillies Prospects To Watch In The Arizona Fall League?

The Arizona Fall League has issue preliminary rosters. The Phillies are sending pitchers Luke Leftwich, Seth McGarry, Sixto Sanchez and Tyler Viza, shortstop Arquimedes Gamboa, first baseman Darick Hall, corner infielder and outfielder Austin Listi and super sub Luke Williams. … Continue reading

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Clearwater’s Jose Pujols, FSL Player of the Year and Threshers Clinch the Second-Half Northern Division Title

Threshers’ right fielder for most of the season, Jose Pujols, has been selected as the Florida  State League Player of the Year and last night the Threshers clinched the Second-Half Northern Division Title with a 2-1 win over Jupiter, read … Continue reading

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The Clearwater Threshers Prove a Low “WHIP” Key To Getting to the Playoffs

As a team, the Clearwater Threshers have the best win-loss record in the Florida State League in the second half with a 42-22 record. Much of the reason is because the pitching staff has the lowest team WHIP in the … Continue reading

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The “Best” Phillies International and Domestic Pitcher and Position Players From the Phillies 2018 GCL Teams

The post season is over already for one Phillies farm team.  On Sunday, the Gulf Coast League East Phillies were eliminated in a one-game, semi-final loss to the GCL Cardinals by a 4-1 score. This was the first season the … Continue reading

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Mauricio Llovera Pitching and Mickey Moniak Hitting Are Why The Clearwater Threshers Are In First Place

It does not take long to pinpoint why the Clearwater Threshers are on the verge of clinching first place in the second half of the Florida State League’s Northern Division.  Two players standout, pitcher Mauricio Llovera and centerfielder Mickey Moniak. … Continue reading

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Strong Pitching by Alejandro Requena Key To Threshers 3-1 Win Over Charlotte

Clearwater’s Alejandro Requena came up big in pitching seven strong innings for the 3-1 win over the Southern Division leading Charlotte Stone Crabs last night at Spectrum Field. It was a big win for the Threshers who maintained a four … Continue reading

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Raul Rivas Stands Out in the Field and At Bat Again, Adonis Medina Takes a Tough Luck Loss for the Threshers

It was the battle of the aces, Adonis Medina for the Threshers and Patrick Murphy for the Dunedin Blue Jays and Murphy won.  Each of them entered last night’s game at Spectrum Field with nine wins but the Dunedin ace … Continue reading

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Threshers’ Raul Rivas Homers to Walk-off the Dunedin Blue Jays 5-4

Raul Rivas hit a, no-doubt-about-it, walk-off home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning to win a closely fought 5-4 game against the Dunedin Blue Jays. The win allowed the Threshers to maintain a four game lead … Continue reading

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