Series Preview: Stone Crabs vs Palm Beach Cardinals

Palm Beach CardinalsThe Stone Crabs conclude the current homestand with a three game series against the Palm Beach Cardinals. This is the final meeting between the Stone Crabs and the Cardinal for the regular season. The Stone Crabs have struggled against the Cardinals this season as they are 5-10 and have been outscored 61-79. The Stone Crabs are hitting .249 and have a team ERA of 4.57 against Palm Beach this season.

The Stone Crabs enter the series as the hottest team in the FSL right now. They have won their last three and are 8-2 in the last ten. The Stone Crabs have moved into fourth place in the division with a 25-23 record and are 5 games back from first place. The Cardinals are in front of them in second place with a 30-20 record.

By the Numbers

Stone Crabs

 

Palm Beach

25-23

Record

30-20

.263

Batting Avg

.266

.380

Slugging Pct

.387

.330

On Base Pct

.323

497

Runs Scored

546

1029

Hits

1076

198

Doubles

183

49

Triples

43

55

Home Runs

74

106

Stolen Bases

51

3.91

Earned Run Avg

3.48

528

Runs Against

461

718

Strikeouts

881

1.39

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.29

Players to Watch
DH Bruce Caldwell (leads Palm Beach in hitting)
P Joe Cuda (leads Palm Beach in pitching)
IF Aledmys Diaz (Cardinals 40-man roster)

Matchups
8/12/14: CHA TBA vs PB Corey Littrell (0-1, 3.86) at Charlotte Sports Park
8/13/14: CHA TBA vs PB Tyrell Jenkins (5-3, 3.45) at Charlotte Sports Park
8/14/14: CHA TBA vs PB Luke Weaver (0-1, 21.60) at Charlotte Sports Park

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