Series Preview: Stone Crabs vs Clearwater Threshers

Clearwater ThreshersThe Stone Crabs head north to Bright House Field for a four game series against the Clearwater Threshers. This is the second and last meeting of the season agasints the Phillies affiliate. The Stone Crabs hold a 3-1 advantage in the series this season. The Stone Crabs are hitting .248 and have a team ERA of 2.31 against the Threshers this season.

The Stone Crabs are in fifth place in the division with a 10-18 record on the second half. Clearwater is in fifth place of their division with a 11-17 record.

By the Numbers

Stone Crabs

 

Clearwater

10-18

Record

11-17

.260

Batting Avg

.227

.377

Slugging Pct

.339

.330

On Base Pct

.283

395

Runs Scored

314

849

Hits

715

164

Doubles

135

39

Triples

29

47

Home Runs

53

91

Stolen Bases

47

4.19

Earned Run Avg

4.68

473

Runs Against

505

572

Strikeouts

599

1.42

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.49

Players to Watch
IF Reid Brignac (on MLB rehab assignment)
IF Art Charles (2014 FSL All-Star)
IF JP Crawford (Phillies #3 Prospect by Baseball America)
IF Angelo Mora (leads Clearwater in hitting)
C Carlos Ruiz (on MLB rehab assignment)
P Ethan Stewart (leads Clearwater in pitching)

Matchups
7/20/14: CHA Jeremy Hellickson (0-0, 0.00) vs CLE Mark Leiter (1-1, 5.29) at Bright House Field
7/21/14: CHA Jordan Harrison (0-1, 4.22) vs CLE Jordan Guth (1-3, 2.58) at Bright House Field
7/22/14: CHA Austin Pruitt (6-4, 3.97) vs CLE Colvin Kleven (3-8, 4.93) at Bright House Field
7/23/14: CHA Blake Snell (2-5, 4.65) vs CLE Jeb Stefan (6-8, 5.80) at Bright House Field

Travel Guide
The Clearwater Threshers play their home games at Bright House Field which is located at 601 North Old Coachman Road in Clearwater. The stadium is 92 miles from Charlotte Sports Park or just under 2 hours away.

Tickets for games at Bright House Field can be purchased by visiting the Threshers Website and are $10 for premium box, $7 for Field Box and $5 for Berm. Full-Season Ticket holders with the Stone Crabs can use their VIP card for free admission to the Stone Crabs road games inBrevard County.

The official FSL hotel for games in Clearwater and Dunedin is the La Quinta Inn Clearwater Central located at 21338 US Highway 19 North . Rooms start at $79 a night. You can call them at (727) 799-1565 or visit their website for more information.

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