Series Preview: St Lucie Mets

St Lucie MetsThe Stone Crabs head to the east coast to take on the St Lucie Mets in the finale series of the first half. The season series is an even 3-3 so far with the Stone Crabs taking a 2-1 advantage on the road at Tradition Field. The Stone Crabs are hitting .283 against the Mets and have a combined ERA of 3.40.

The Stone Crabs enter the series with a 31-34 record and are in fifth place in the division. The Mets are making a run at the postseason, challenging Fort Myers with a 38-28 record and ½ game out of first.

By the Numbers

Stone Crabs

 

St Lucie

31-34

Record

38-29

.255

Batting Avg

.281

.369

Slugging Pct

.407

.326

On Base Pct

.349

278

Runs Scored

335

573

Hits

645

117

Doubles

122

21

Triples

17

33

Home Runs

44

74

Stolen Bases

43

3.96

Earned Run Avg

3.93

325

Runs Against

290

391

Strikeouts

480

1.41

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.37

Players to Watch
P Randy Fontanez (2014 FSL All-Star)
IF Dilson Herrera (2014 FSL All-Star)
P Matt Koch (2014 FSL All-Star)
P Gabriel Ynoa (leads league in wins)
IF Jairo Perez (leads league in batting average, slugging)
C Cam Maron (2014 FSL All-Star)
P Steven Matz (2014 FSL All-Star, on Mets 40-man roster, leads St Lucie in pitching)
OF Brandon Nimmo (Mets #8 Prospect by Baseball America, 2014 FSL All-Star, leads league in OBP and runs scored)
IF TJ Rivera (2014 FSL All-Star)

Matchups
6/16/14: CHA TBD vs STL TBD at Tradition Field
6/17/14: CHA TBD vs STL TBD at Tradition Field
6/18/14: CHA TBD vs STL TBD at Tradition Field

Travel Guide
The St. Lucie Mets play their home games at Tradition Field which is located at 525 NW Peacock Blvd in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The stadium is 136 miles or just under 3 hours from Charlotte Sports Park.

Tickets for games at Tradition Field can be purchased by visiting www.stluciemets.com and are $8.50 for premium seats (first three rows section 110-113 or first two rows section 106-109) or $6.50 for general admission. Full-Season Ticket holders with the Stone Crabs can use their VIP card for free admission to the Stone Crabs road games in St. Lucie.

The official FSL hotel and hotel for the SpringHill Suites by Marriott located at 2000 NW Courtyard Cir in Port St. Lucie. Rooms start at about $84 a night. You can call them at (772) 871-2929 or visit their website for more information.

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