Opening Night of the Clearwater Threshers: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
April 9, 2015
It was another beautiful night at Bright House Stadium in Clearwater, Florida. Perfect weather and everyone was excited to start the season on a good note after last year’s fiasco of a season.
While the final score was not what the crowd wanted, a 5-2 loss to the rival Dunedin Blue Jays, there was a lot of good to take away, a little bad, and some ugly.
No errors.Mark Leiter
, Jr., making his debut as a reliever with two strike outs, including rehabbing Toronto Blue JayMichael Saunders
- The game was lost on three home runs, with each pitcher, Matt Imhof, Leiter, and Ramos giving up one home run.
- The Threshers were 1-8 with runners in scoring position.
- Domonic Brown striking out during both of his plate appearances.
The Rest of the Phillies Pharm:
Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs lost 4-0 to the Pawtucket PawSox, committing a team-record 5 errors.
Lakewood BlueClaws defeated the visiting Kannapolis Intimidators in walkoff style thanks to a Carlos Tocci single up the middle to score Grenny Cumana. Cumana, who had walked, then was sacrifed to second by Malquin Canelo, then Cord Sandberg was hit by a pitch to put men at first and second. Tocci then hit a single up the middle and Cumana scored the game-winner.
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