Trivia Tuesday: Single-Game Home Runs Leader
Harris crushes three homers in 11-3 win over St. Lucie
Clay Harris collected 12 home runs in 2008, with three of those leaving the yard on June 28, 2008 against the St. Lucie Mets in an 11-3 victory for the Clearwater Threshers at Tradition Field.
The product of Louisiana State was a perfect 3-for-3 with the three long balls and
This Day in Threshers History: May 21
Mark Leiter, Jr. tosses eight shutout innings in 7-0 win over Palm Beach
Mark Leiter, Jr. had a phenomenal start to his 2015 campaign, and continued his strong start into a May 21 outing against the Palm Beach Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium in a 7-0 victory. The right-hander tossed eight scoreless frames in the win to improve to 3-0 through 10 appearances
Trivia Tuesday: Single-Season Save Leader
Michael Schwimer remains the only Threshers pitcher with 20 saves in a season
On August 25, 2009, Michael Schwimer struck out four batters over the final two innings of a 6-4 victory against the Brevard County Manatees to secure his 20th save of the season, becoming the first - and only - Clearwater Threshers pitcher to reach the milestone in the history of
Strike Out Cancer Night Goes Online with the Threshers
Join the Threshers Relay For Life of North Pinellas Team
Clearwater, Fla. - The Clearwater Threshers and the American Cancer Society teamed up in 2019 for the inaugural Strike Out Cancer Night, an evening of awareness and fundraising during a Threshers game.
Now in 2020, COVID-19 forced the American Cancer Society to suspend its popular Relay For Life events. Volunteers
Minor League Baseball Launches CommUNITY First Campaign
Global pandemic prompts national initiative, community response in MiLB cities
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Minor League Baseball has announced the launch of MiLB CommUNITY First, a new national initiative developed in conjunction with Feeding America, to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking their lives on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.Fans can visit MiLB.com/CommUNITYFirst through
This Day in Threshers History: May 14
Winning streak reaches six behind bats of Maton and Stokes
The Clearwater Threshers extended their winning streak to six games with a 6-3 victory over the Lakeland Flying Tigers on May 14, 2019 at Spectrum Field. Four of the team’s runs came on two-run home runs off the bats of Nick Maton and Madison Stokes.
Maton’s shot capped off a
Trivia Tuesday: Single-Game Strikeout Leaders
Hyatt, May collect 14 strikeouts to set single-game record for Clearwater
Austin Hyatt had two double-digit strikeouts games in his career before exploding for 14 against the Jupiter Hammerheads on May 11, 2010 at Bright House Networks Field. The then-23-year-old had back-to-back performances of at least 10 punch outs on August 26 and 31 of 2009, before reaching his career mark
This Day in Threshers History: May 7
Rodriguez wins fifth consecutive start in shutout
Julio Rodriguez had a 2011 to remember, as the then-21-year-old pitcher paced all of Minor League Baseball with 16 wins. On May 7, the right-hander won his fifth consecutive start in a 4-0 shutout over the Dunedin Blue Jays to improve to 5-0 to start the season on his way
Trivia Tuesday: Josh Outman
Starting pitcher’s league-leading ERA helps Threshers to title
Though he did not spend the entire season in a Clearwater Threshers uniform in 2007, Josh Outman’s league-leading 2.45 ERA helped the Philadelphia Phillies affiliate to the postseason, culminating to a 3-1 win over the Brevard County Manatees in the Championship Series.
The season started with a rocky beginning for
Catching Up With: Spencer Howard
Phillies Pitching Prospect Talks Off-Season Progress
This article was originally intended to run in the April Threshers Times publication immediately following Phillies Spring Training 2020, the interview was conducted in early March.
Spencer Howard is regarded by many as the Phillies organization’s top pitching prospect. The California native was drafted in the second round of the
This Day in Threshers History: April 30
Alec Bohm Makes Debut in 3-0 Victory over Fort Myers
The Clearwater Threshers had their struggles against the Fort Myers Miracle during the 2019 season, but on April 30, the team received a boost to the roster with the addition of the Philadelphia Phillies’ top-rated prospect (MLB.com) in Alec Bohm.
Bohm made an immediate impact at the Advanced-A level, going
Trivia Tuesday: Maikel Franco
Franco set the team record with seven RBI against the Yankees
On 80-degree night at Bright House Field on April 26, 2013, Maikel Franco carried the Clearwater Threshers to a 9-4 victory over the Tampa Yankees. The then-20-year-old slugged two home runs, collected 10 total bases, and set a team record with seven RBI.
With the game tied at one apiece
This Day in Threshers History: April 23
Shane Victorino makes first rehab appearance, collects two hits in win
In a year best-known by Phillies fans as finishing with a World Series championship, Clearwater Threshers fans had the experience of watching star outfielder Shane Victorino roam the outfield of Bright House Networks Field for two games against the Sarasota Reds.
Victorino made his first appearance with Clearwater on April
This Day in Threshers History: April 16
Clearwater pounded 27 hits and scored 15 runs in win over Cubs
The Clearwater Threshers may have finished 12.5 games behind the Daytona Cubs in 2013, but got the better of the eventual league champions on April 16, 2013 with a 15-6 victory at Bright House Field.
Every batter finished the contest with at least two hits, with four Threshers ending the
Support Local Clearwater Partners
Fans can help support the community by ordering from local restaurants
While we await a return of baseball, we look for ways to support each other. Local restaurants and caterers are currently serving much-needed meals. Many of these locations and providers are partners with your Clearwater Threshers.Below is a list of local restaurants with links to their websites. With support from
Minor League Baseball to Delay Opening Day
Spring Training Suspended
UPDATE March 17, 2020:With the start of baseball officially delayed, the Clearwater Threshers are working in coordination with Minor League Baseball and the Philadelphia Phillies to follow proper health and safety guidelines. Starting Thursday, March 19, the Spectrum Field administrative offices including the ticket office will be closed. The team