Series Preview: GCL Rays vs GCL Orioles

OriolesThe GCL Rays will finish the week with a two game series against their neighbor to the north, the GCL Orioles. The Rays lead the season series 7-3. They Rays are hitting .175 against the Orioles and have a team ERA of 1.21 in the series to date.

The Rays picked up a game in the standing by finishing the Red Sox series on a three game winning streak. The Rays are in first place of the division with a 19-11 record. The Orioles are six games back in third place with a 12-16 record.

By the Numbers

GCL Rays

 

GCL Orioles

19-11

Record

12-6

.248

Batting Avg

.214

.344

Slugging Pct

.291

.332

On Base Pct

.284

131

Runs Scored

84

235

Hits

188

55

Doubles

36

12

Triples

7

4

Home Runs

6

27

Stolen Bases

20

2.25

Earned Run Avg

2.68

99

Runs Against

100

231

Strikeouts

217

1.19

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.11

Players to Watch
P Brian Gonzalez (Orioles #3 Draft Pick in 2014 Draft)
P Jonatan Isenia (leads Orioles in pitching)
IF Ronarsy Ledesma (leads Orioles in hitting)
P Tanner Scott (Orioles #6 Draft Pick in 2014 Draft)

Schedule
7/25/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park
7/26/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Orioles at Ed Smith Stadium

Travel Guide
The GCL Orioles play their games at Ed Smith Stadium located at 2700 12th Street in Sarasota, Florida. The complex is approximately 40 miles from Charlotte Sports Park and will take just under an hour to get there on a normal day. From Charlotte Sports Park head east on El Jobean Road until Toledo Blade Blvd. Turn left on Toledo Blade Blvd towards I-75. Once you reach I-75, head north until Exit 210 (Fruitville Road). After exiting at Fruitville Road, head west on Frutiville Road. Turn right on Tuttle Avenue and head north until you reach 12th Street. The stadium and sports complex will be on your left at the southwest corner of Tuttle Avenue and 12th Street.

Game locations vary for road games against the Orioles. They can be held on the backfields or on the main stadium. Your sign on where the game is being played will be which set of gates are open when you arrive.

Admission to Gulf Coast League games is free.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in GCL Rays, Series Preview. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s