Series Preview: GCL Rays vs GCL Orioles

OriolesThe GCL Rays wrap up the week with a two game series against the GCL Orioles. The Rays are 8-4 on the year against the Orioles. They are hitting .184 as a team and have a team ERA of 1.60 in the season series.

The Rays continue to lead the South Division by two games with a 23-13 record. The Orioles are eight games back in third place with a 15-21 record.

By the Numbers

GCL Rays

 

GCL Orioles

23-13

Record

15-21

.244

Batting Avg

.210

.339

Slugging Pct

.283

.328

On Base Pct

.279

157

Runs Scored

100

279

Hits

234

65

Doubles

45

13

Triples

9

6

Home Runs

6

32

Stolen Bases

29

2.47

Earned Run Avg

3.09

122

Runs Against

140

274

Strikeouts

274

1.20

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.18

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
8/1/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Orioles at Ed Smith Stadium (12:00)
8/2/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park (10:00)

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.

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