Series Preview: GCL Rays vs GCL Red Sox

Red SoxThe GCL Rays host the GCL Red Sox for the final time of the regular season as they play a four game series to start the week. The Rays were swept the last time they played the Red Sox earlier this month. The Rays trail the series 6-10. They have a team batting average of .274 and a team ERA of 3.76 in the series.

The Rays are in second place in the division and trail the Red Sox by just a game.

By the Numbers

GCL Rays

 

GCL Red Sox

28-22

Record

28-20

.243

Batting Avg

.240

.329

Slugging Pct

.332

.323

On Base Pct

.330

211

Runs Scored

246

383

Hits

367

89

Doubles

85

15

Triples

11

6

Home Runs

11

45

Stolen Bases

51

3.23

Earned Run Avg

2.77

202

Runs Against

158

356

Strikeouts

290

1.29

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.18

Players to Watch
IF Michael Chavis (Red Sox 1st Round Draft Pick in 2014 Draft)
P Jake Cosart (Red Sox 3rd Round Draft Pick in 2014 Draft)
IF Rafael Devers (leads Red Sox in hitting)
P Dedgar Jimenez (leads Red Sox in pitching)
IF Josh Ockimey (Red Sox 5th Round Draft Pick in 2014 Draft)
P Javier Rodriguez (leads league in wins)

Schedule
8/18/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Red Sox at JetBlue Park
8/19/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Red Sox at Charlotte Sports Park
8/20/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Red Sox at JetBlue Park
8/21/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Red Sox at Charlotte Sports Park

Travel Guide
The Red Sox play at JetBlue Park. The stadium is located at 11500 Daniels Parkway near Southwest Florida International Airport. It is 50 miles from Charlotte Sports Park or about an hour drive. From Charlotte Sports Park, head east on El Jobean Road until you reach Toledo Blade Blvd. Turn left on Toledo Blade and follow it north until you reach I-75. Head south on I-75 until you reach Exit 131 (Daniels Parkway). Head east on Daniels Parkway until you reach the ballpark.
Admission to Gulf Coast League games is free.

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