Chase Utley Selected to Florida State League Hall of Fame
Utley hit 16 home runs for the Clearwater Phillies in 2001
CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Florida State League has announced the newest members of the FSL Hall of Fame including Phillies giant and 2001 Clearwater standout, Chase Utley. A total of nine players, executives, coaches and umpires make up the 2020 roster of inductees being honored for their outstanding careers and
Minor League Baseball Canceled for 2020
An Update From the Clearwater Threshers
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball recently officially canceled the 2020 season, please see below for a message from our GM and the statement from MiLB (link to MiLB official statement):
An official announcement was recently made regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Minor League Baseball season. Although
Spectrum Field Host to Pinellas County High School Graduations
Senior Ceremonies Continued for the Class of 2020 with Safety Protocols in Place
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Spectrum Field in Clearwater was the host for 16 Pinellas County High School Graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020 during the week of July 7-10. The Phillies and Threshers teamed up with the City of Clearwater, Pinellas County Schools and the Pinellas County Health Department to
Trivia Tuesday – High School Picks
The Philadelphia Phillies have selected 16 high school players in the first round since 2000
It’s back-to-school week in Florida, which got us thinking here at the Clearwater Threshers: how many first-round draft picks for the Philadelphia Phillies were taken out of high school since the year 2000? The answer: 16.
Philadelphia has selected seven pitchers and nine position players out of high school, including
Throwback Thursday – 2019 Threshers with the Phillies
Three members of the 2019 Threshers have already made the debuts with the Phillies in 2020
With the Major League baseball season quickly approaching the halfway point, there have already been a number of members from the 2019 Clearwater Threshers squad who have quickly made the jump to the bigs.
The first man to make the leap was Spencer Howard. The power pitcher has appeared in
Throwback Thursday – Sept. 3, 2015
Hoskins leads offense with three hits, two RBI against Blue Jays
The Clearwater Threshers started their final series of an impressive 2015 season with a 9-8 victory over the Dunedin Blue Jays on Sept. 3, 2015 at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. The win was the 77th of the club’s league-best 79 victories during the campaign.
Rhys Hoskins led the offense with
Trivia Tuesday – Cole Hamels
The southpaw is the only member of Clearwater’s Wall of Fame to play for the Threshers
Cole Hamels is a bit of a sports legend in Philadelphia. The left-handed pitcher was a first-round pick in 2002, won a World Series in 2008, and was named the World Series MVP against the Tampa Bay Rays.
The southpaw also holds his own place in Clearwater, as the starting
Throwback Thursday – Aug. 27, 2011
Hankerd homered twice, drove home five in 14-5 rout over Lakeland
Cyle Hankerd was a one-man wrecking crew against the Lakeland Flying Tigers on Aug. 27, 2011, homering twice and collecting five RBI in a 14-5 win for the Clearwater Threshers at Bright House Field. The performance was the fifth multi-home run performance of the USC product’s career, and third game
Trivia Tuesday – Greg Golson
Golson has appeared in more games for the Threshers than any other Philadelphia Phillies first-round pick
Since the year 2000, the Philadelphia Phillies have selected 10 position players in the first round of the first-year player draft. Of those 10 players, Greg Golson has appeared in the most games for the Clearwater Threshers with 139.
The 21st pick of the 2004 draft played 40 games for
This Day in Threshers History: August 13
Threshers tend to tame Tigers on August 13
Clearwater is a game under .500 at 6-7 during its history as the Threshers on August 13, but three of those victories have come against one team: the Lakeland Flying Tigers.
The Threshers’ first official victory on this date came during the 2008 campaign, as Clearwater recorded a 1-0 shutout
Trivia Tuesday – Thresher Sharks
Interesting facts about thresher sharks
It’s Shark Week on Discovery Channel! With that in mind, here are some interesting facts about Clearwater’s favorite shark, the thresher.
- The thresher’s top lobe of its tail is the most recognizable characteristic of the shark. The caudal fin is as long as half the length of the shark’s
This Day in Threshers History: August 6
Clearwater has compiled 14 wins against two losses on this date
August 6 has been a kind day to the Clearwater Threshers throughout the team’s 15-year history, as the club has compiled an astounding record of 14-2.
Clearwater has won its last eight games on this date, including a doubleheader sweep over the Tampa Tarpons in 2018. The twin bill including