Cliff Lee Pitches Two Innings Before Rain Postpones Game

By  //  July 7, 2014

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GAME RESCHEDULED MONDAY AT 5:05 P.M.

ABOVE VIDEO: Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies, pitching for the Clearwater Threshers on a rehab assignment, threw two scoreless innings before play was suspended in the top of the third inning due to rain.

BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – The game on Sunday between the Brevard County Manatees and Clearwater Threshers at Space Coast Stadium was suspended due to rain.

The Clearwater Threshers have announced that Philadelphia Phillies left-handed pitcher Cliff Lee will be joining the team as part of his Major League rehab assignment.

Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies, pitching for the Clearwater Threshers on a rehab assignment, threw two scoreless innings before play was suspended in the top of the third inning.

Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies, pitching for the Clearwater Threshers on a rehab assignment, threw two scoreless innings before play was suspended in the top of the third inning.

“I felt fine,” Lee said after the game. “I threw two cutters and everything else was a fastball. You could see the weather coming, so I was trying to hurry.”

The game was suspended with Clearwater leading, 2-0, and will be resumed Monday at 5:05 p.m.

A regulation seven-inning game will start approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the suspended game.

The second game of Sunday’s scheduled doubleheader was postponed and will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Saturday, August 9 at Space Coast Stadium. First pitch will be at 5:05 p.m.

Fans who had tickets to Saturday’s game can hold on to their tickets and exchange them at the Space Coast Stadium Box Office for a ticket of equal or lesser value to a future 2014 Brevard County Manatees home game, based on availability.

For more information on the Brevard County Manatees, call 321-633-9200 or go online to ManateesBaseball.com. Also, don’t forget to like the Manatees on Facebook and follow the Manatees both on Twitter and Instagram.


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