Clearwater, Florida Sports News

Sanchez Debuts, Clearwater Comes up Short

JUPITER, Fla. - Sixto Sanchez tossed six innings and allowed five runs in his Florida State League debut, and the Palm Beach Cardinals managed to hold off a pair of late rallies to hand Clearwater a 6-5 loss at Roger Dean Stadium on Saturday night. Sanchez joined Clearwater after posting a 2.41 ERA in Lakewood, and is considered the top pitching prospect in the Phillies system. The 19-year-old flashed a fastball that sat in the 97-98 mph range, and worked in an upper-80's changeup along with ...

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