Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Threshers game against the Ft. Myers Miracle is rained out, according to the Threshers.
The Threshers game against the Ft. Myers Miracle is rained out, according to a post on the Threshers Baseball Facebook page. The teams expected to play at 1 p.m. at Bright House Field. However, they were "in a holding pattern" around game time, according to an update on the Threshers Baseball Facebook page. It was not until about 3:30 p.m. that another update cancelling the game was posted. Sign up for the free Clearwater Patch email newsletter to stay connected to your community.
Friday, April 5, 2013
The Threshers start the season with a game against the Dunedin Blue Jays Friday at Bright House Field.
The Threshers look to pick up where they left off last season, with a win against the Dunedin Blue Jays. The team opens its 10th minor league season at home against its cross-town rival Friday at Bright House Field. A fireworks display is planned for after the game. It is manager Chris Truby’s second season as manager. The Threshers missed the playoffs by one game in 2012. The Threshers roster features eight players who spent some of the 2012 season in Clearwater including pitcher Perci Garner, 7-9, 4.84 ERA, and second baseman Carlos Alonso who batted .278 with 40 RBIs. Fresh Threshers (players to watch): Maikel Franco .280, 14 HR, 84 RBIs Hoby Milner, 7-3, 2.50 ERA, 54 strikeouts. Colin Kleven, 9-8, 3.99 ERA, 119 strikeouts. What: …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Less than and a year after losing his 3-year-old grandson, the Dunedin Blue Jays are doing what they can to help Omar Malave, the head coach of their Gulf Coast League Blue Jays, save his 1-year-old granddaughter Elisse.
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Thursday, August 30, 2012
Longtime minor league baseball coach Omar Malave never imagined burying a grandchild. "We can't lose another," the former Dunedin Blue Jays manager recently told a Toronto Sun reporter. Malave lost his 3-year-old grandson last fall because the boy's parents — his daughter Omarlyn Jensen and her husband Joe Jensen — fell on financial hard times and could not come up with the money for a life-saving lung transplant, the Toronto Sun reports. Omarlyn and Joe Jensen, who had lost his job, did not even have the $12,000 to bury their son, the Sun reports. Just months after their tragic loss, they learned their 1-year-old daughter Elisse has a heart defect that causes her arteries to enlarge and it has already caused part of her lung to collapse. …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Main Library computers are closed for upgrades, the Threshers take on the Tampa Yankees, the city is hiring and more is going on in Clearwater Tuesday, Aug. 7.
1. Weather: Expect more summer showers. It should be a mostly sunny day with a high around 91 and up to a half an inch of rain, according to the National Weather Service. 2. Library upgrades: The public access computers will be down all day for software upgrades and installation of brand new printers at the Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. 3. Sports: The Threshers are back and so are Dollar Tuesdays. The good guys take on the Tampa Yankees at 7 p.m. at Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road. Drinks, hotdogs, ice cream and other tasty treats are $1. 4. Job Openings: Looking for work? The city is looking for a fleet mechanic and a tradeworker for the Parks and Recreation Department. Check here for more information about those and …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Keep your cool during the summer heat, city leaders discuss funding a fence for the library, the Threshers end its homestand and more is going on in Clearwater Thursday, Aug. 2.
1. Weather: Expect a mostly sunny day with a high near 92 that feels more like 99, according to the National Weather Service. The nearly 13 mph breezes could help you keep your cool today. 2. Cheap gas: The stuff that makes motors go is going up that does not mean you have to give up all your green. Fill up for $3.31 for a gallon of regular unleaded at Citgo, 10761 49th St, according to tampagasprices.com. 3. Government: City leaders talk about plans for a fence around the Main Library and leaders also give the final vote on laws aimed at the homeless at the City Council meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. 4. Sports: Cheer on the hometeam before they take to the road. The Threshers end their homestand with a game against…
Monday, July 16, 2012
Know where the red light cameras are running, what city council is talking about, who the Threshers are playing and more going on in Clearwater, July 16.
1. Weather: Yes, the rainy season is here. Expect a 50 percent chance of the wet stuff, up to a half inch, according to the National Weather Service. It might not be a bad idea to carry an umbrella. 2. Cheap gas: The price of a gallon of regular gas seems to be inching up but that does not mean you have to over pay. Start the week off right with a tank of the cheapest gas around. Fill up for $3.19 a gallon at Chevron, 1285 S Highland Ave., according to tampagasprices.com. Check our "Commute" tab for more gas prices and real time traffic updates. 3. Traffic: Red light cameras are running in Clearwater. The grace period before $158 tickets are sent to violators ends July 31. The cameras are set up at these intersections; eastbound Gulf to …
The Threshers look to bounce back after a heart breaking extra innings loss 8-5 Sunday against the Bradenton Marauders. The teams continue the four game series at 7 p.m. at Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Sign up for Winter's Reef Cleanup, keep up on city stuff, check out the library for more than books and more is going on in Clearwater Tuesday July 10.
1. Weather: Expect a mostly sunny day with a high near 91 and a 50 percent chance of afternoon showers, according to the National Weather Service. So it should be a good morning to help clean up the Clearwater Beach Recreation Center, come out and join us from 9 a.m. to noon at the complex, 69 Bay Esplanade. 2. Government: City leaders talk transportation at 3 p.m. at City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Also, the Downtown Development Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the council chambers. Keep up with other city business through its website myclearwater.com. 3. Volunteer: Sign up for Winter's Reef Cleanup planned for July 14. Volunteers will help remove debris from 8 a.m. to noon from Clearwater Reef. Organizers hope to remove more than …
Monday, July 9, 2012
The injured Philadelphia right-hander could be in line for a rehab start with the Threshers this week, according to the Phillies' website.
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay could make a rehab start Thursday with the Clearwater Threshers, the team's website reports. Halladay, who has been on the disabled list since May 29 because of a shoulder strain, was slated to travel to Florida after the Phillies' loss to the Atlanta Braves this past Sunday. The right-hander is scheduled to throw his fourth bullpen session Tuesday in Clearwater and, if that goes well, he would make a rehab start with the Class A Threshers on Thursday, the Phillies' website reports. The Threshers host the Fort Myers Miracle at 7 p.m. Thursday at Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Road. Halladay isn't the first injured Phillies superstar to rehab in Clearwater this year. Second baseman Chase …
The Threshers pound out 13 hits in a 9-2 win over the Brevard County Manatees Sunday.