Articles By: Buck Davidson

They can’t Knock on Wood

Charlotte Stone Crabs starting pitcher and Tampa Bay Rays prospect Hunter Wood twirled six innings of three-hit shutout ball Wednesday, April 13 to help his team forge a 1-0 extra-inning win against the Clearwater Threshers at Bright House Field in Clearwater.

Elniery’s Quality 5 and 1/3 Leads to shutout

Clearwater Threshers starting pitcher Elniery Garcia twirled five and one-third shutout innings on Sunday to lead his team to a 7-0 win over the Dunedin Blue Jays in Florida State League action.

Walding HR not Enough, Jays 6 Threshers 2

Clearwater Threshers third baseman Mitch Walding’s solo homer wasn’t enough as the Threshers dropped a 6-2 decision to the Dunedin Blue Jays Thursday night in the Florida State League opener for both teams.

Phils get Keuchel’ed but Win Anyways

The Philadelphia Phillies wrapped up their 2016 Grapefruit League schedule by rallying for an 8-4 victory over the Houston Astros Wednesday at Bright House Field in Clearwater. Philadelphia’s offense was stymied by Houston starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel for the first seven innings of the game, but the Phillies bats came to life once the Houston […]

Mother Nature Wins (Yanks 7-1)

The Philadelphia Phillies and a New York Yankees split squad did battle in a spring training game Tuesday at Bright House Field in Clearwater, but Mother Nature ultimately came out the winner in this contest. Rain delayed the start of the game 40 minutes, and play was interrupted after four innings due to bad weather. […]

Tigers Rally to beat Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies and Detroit Tigers locked up in a see-saw battle Saturday at Bright House Field in Clearwater, with the Tigers coming up on the winning side of a 6-5 score. The Tigers scored twice in the top of the ninth inning to register their 10th victory of the spring, while the Phillies suffered […]

Spring Tie

Two of the best teams of the 2016 Grapefruit League season met Friday night in Clearwater, with the Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays battling to a 4-4 tie in front of a sellout crowd at Bright House Field. The Phillies might have been fortunate to escape with a tie in this contest, as the […]

Twins Split Squad beats Phils

The Philadelphia Phillies dropped a 7-5 decision to a split squad of Minnesota Twins Tuesday at Bright House Field in Clearwater. The Twins broke open what had been a close game by scoring four runs in the top of the seventh inning, and then held on to send the Phillies to just their sixth loss […]

Phillies Win on Hellickson’s Quality Spring Start

  The Philadelphia Phillies ran their spring record to 13-5-2 with a 5-4 victory over the Houston Astros Sunday at Bright House Field in Clearwater. The game featured a pair of outstanding pitching performances from both starters, but the difference was a huge day by Philadelphia second baseman Cesar Hernandez, who collected three hits, scored […]

Offensive Explosive goes Phils Way

  The Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates engaged in a slugfest Friday at Bright House Field in Clearwater, with the teams combining for 27 runs, 27 hits and seven homers on the day. The game started out looking like it might be a cakewalk for the visiting Pirates, but an offensive onslaught by the Phillies […]