Series Preview: Tampa Yankees

Tampa YankeesThe Stone Crabs head north to George Stieinbrenner Field for a four game series against the Tampa Yankees. The season series between the Stone Crabs and Yankees is evenly matched this season at 2 games a piece and both clubs scoring 15 runs each in the series. The Stone Crabs are hitting .286 against the Yankees and have a team ERA of 3.94 against them this season.

The Stone Crabs enter the series with an 18-13 record and are in third place in the south division, one game back from the top spot. The Yankees are 14-15 on the half and are in fourth place in the north division.

By the Numbers

Stone Crabs

 

Tampa

18-13

Record

14-15

.270

Batting Avg

.255

.393

Slugging Pct

.363

.334

On Base Pct

.329

409

Runs Scored

398

879

Hits

819

169

Doubles

171

27

Triples

18

60

Home Runs

47

110

Stolen Bases

86

4.13

Earned Run Avg

3.87

440

Runs Against

437

695

Strikeouts

763

1.36

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.34

Players to Watch
P Scottie Allen (leads Tampa in pitching)
P Rafael De Paula (#10 Yankees Prospect by Baseball America)
P Bryan Mitchell (leads FSL in strikeouts)
C Gary Sanchez (#3 Yankees Prospect by Baseball America, 2013 FSL All-Star)
OF Mason Williams (#1 Yankees Prospect by Baseball America, leads Tampa in hitting)

Matchups
7/25/13: CHA TBA vs TAM TBA at George Steinbrenner Field
7/26/13: CHA TBA vs TAM TBA at George Steinbrenner Field
7/27/13: CHA TBA vs TAM TBA at George Steinbrenner Field
7/28/13: CHA TBA vs TAM TBA at George Steinbrenner Field

Travel Guide
The Tampa Yankees play their home games at George M Steinbrenner Field which is located at 1 Steinbrenner Drive in Tampa, Florida. The stadium is 105 miles or about an hour and 40 minutes from Charlotte Sports Park.
Tickets for games at George M Steinbrenner Field can be purchased by visiting their website and are $8.30 for reserved seats and $6.30 for general admission. The price includes a sevice fee by Ticketmaster. Full-Season Ticket holders with the Stone Crabs can use their VIP card for free admission to the Stone Crabs road games in Tampa.

The official FSL hotel and hotel for the Stone Crabs is the La Quinta Inn Clearwater Central located at 21338 US Highway 19 North in Clearwater. Room rates start at $92. You can call them at (727) 799-1565 or visit their website for more information.

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2 Responses to Series Preview: Tampa Yankees

  1. crabhat says:

    At 105mph that’s some fast travelin’. I’m guessing closer to two hours drive time.

  2. jwdonten says:

    Thanks crabhat, you proved that people actually do read these..:-)

    My error, I mistyped it and didn’t catch it early this morning. I will fix it now. Thanks for letting me know and thanks for visiting the site.

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