Series Preview: Stone Crabs vs Dunedin Blue Jays

DunedinBlueJaysThe Stone Crabs take a short drive across town as they continue their North Division road trip with a four game series against the Dunedin Blue Jays. The Stone Crabs have struggled this season against the first half champion Blue Jays as they trail the season series 0-3. The Stone Crabs are hitting .170 as a team in the series and have a team ERA of 3.33 in head to head action.

The Stone Crabs head into the series after winning back to back games in Clearwater to close that series. The Stone Crabs find themselves in fifth place in the division with a 12-20 record on the half. The Blue Jays are in fourth place of the North Division with a 15-18 record.

By the Numbers

Stone Crabs

  Dunedin

12-20

Record

15-18

.260

Batting Avg

.260

.380

Slugging Pct

.377

.329 On Base Pct

.330

415

Runs Scored

458

885

Hits

872

173

Doubles

190

41

Triples

23

51

Home Runs

52

92

Stolen Bases

76

4.21

Earned Run Avg

3.11

493

Runs Against

350

598

Strikeouts

803

1.42

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.22

Players to Watch
P Taylor Cole (2014 FSL All-Star)
P Kendall Graveman (leads Dunedin in pitching)
P Sean Nolin (Blue Jays #10 Prospect by Baseball America, Blue Jays 40-man roster)
P Arik Sikula (2014 FSL All-Star)
OF Dwight Smith (2014 FSL All-Star, leads Dunedin in hitting)

Matchups
7/24/14: CHA TBA vs DUN Sean Nolin (0-3, 3.38) at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium
7/25/14: CHA TBA vs DUN Ben White (4-6, 5.65) at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium
7/26/14: CHA TBA vs DUN Taylor Cole (7-5, 2.90) at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium
7/27/14: CHA TBA vs DUN Kendall Graveman (8-4, 2.23) at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium

Travel Guide
The Dunedin Blue Jays play their home games at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium which is located at 373 Douglas Avenue in Dundedin. The stadium is 98 miles from Charlotte Sports Park or just under 2 hours away.

Tickets for games at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium can be purchased online, over the phone (727-733-0429) or in person. All tickets at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium are general admission and cost $7. Full-Season Ticket holders with the Stone Crabs can use their VIP card for free admission to the Stone Crabs road games in Dunedin.

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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