Phuture Phillies recently got a chance to sit down with the Threshers slugging third baseman Cody Overbeck to talk with him about baseball and life. Overbeck was drafted in the ninth round of the 2008 draft out of Ole Miss after his Junior season and finished the summer of that year in Williamsport where he hit .272 and set a team record for RBIs in a season. In 2009 Cody skipped over Lakewood going to high-A Clearwater where he had an off season hitting just .230, but at Clearwater again for a second season in 2010 he has gotten off to a red hot start. We wanted to know what he thought about his season so far, how he got here today, and where he hoped to be at the end of the year.
Well. The Clearwater Threshers were not able to play a lot of ball this past week with three rain outs, a day off, and in the only three games they did play they were swept by the last place Tampa Yankees to put them 7.5 games back, but still in second place in the Florida State League Northern Division. Continue reading
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The 2009 minor league rosters are now final. Thanks to Tim Brooker for sending it to me.
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