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Heredia is Perfect from the Plate but Threshers Fall 10-3

Season-High Three-Hit Game from Heredia includes Two Runs Scored
September 6, 2023

WP: Pete Hansen (11-3, 3.12) LP: Jonathan Petit (3-3, 5.24) BOX SCORE: WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Raylin Heredia turned in his best game as a Thresher, going 3-3 with a triple but the Clearwater Threshers (77-49, 33-28) fell 10-3 to the Palm Beach Cardinals (63-61, 26-33) on Wednesday night

WP: Pete Hansen (11-3, 3.12)

LP: Jonathan Petit (3-3, 5.24)

BOX SCORE:

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Raylin Heredia turned in his best game as a Thresher, going 3-3 with a triple but the Clearwater Threshers (77-49, 33-28) fell 10-3 to the Palm Beach Cardinals (63-61, 26-33) on Wednesday night at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Clearwater looks to bounce back against the Cardinals on Thursday night in West Palm Beach.

A two-run single in the second inning gave Palm Beach an early 2-0 lead. The Cardinals added another pair of runs in the third to double their lead to 4-0. A home run, RBI triple, and a sacrifice fly tacked four more runs on for Palm Beach as they extended their lead to 8-0 in the fourth.

Heredia drew a one-out walk off Palm Beach reliever Angel Cuenca to start the seventh. He advanced to second on a wild pitch and scored on a single by Emaarion Boyd to put the Threshers on the board at 8-1. The Cardinals responded with two runs in the home half of the seventh to increase their advantage to 10-1.

Jordan Dissin hit a towering home run off Cardinals reliever Henry Gómez with one out in the ninth and Heredia tripled two pitches later. Troy Schreffler drove him home on a sacrifice fly to bring the deficit down to 10-3, but the game ended on the next at-bat to seal the Threshers first loss of the final series 10-3.

Jonathan Petit (3-3) allowed eight runs on seven hits with two walks and two strikeouts in 3.1 innings to take the loss. Paxton Thompson tossed 1.2 innings without allowing a run, surrendering one hit and striking out two. Casey Steward allowed two runs on one hit with four walks and two strikeouts in 2.0 innings. Alex Rao allowed one hit in a scoreless eighth.

Heredia’s three hits marked a season-high...His ninth-inning triple was his first as a Thresher and fifth overall in 2023...Dissin homered in back-to-back games for the first time in his career...Steward went multiple innings for the first time in his professional career...Ware tied his season-high with two hits for the second-straight night...Schreffler extended his on-base streak to seven games...The Threshers continue their final regular season road series against the Palm Beach Cardinals on Thursday evening... First pitch is at 6:30 pm on Thursday, September 7... You can purchase playoff tickets at ThreshersBaseball.com/tickets or by calling 727-467-4457.