Series Preview: GCL Rays vs GCL Orioles

OriolesThe GCL Rays close out the week with their final series against the GCL Orioles. The Rays are 11-7 on the year against the Orioles. They have a team batting average of .201 and a team ERA of 2.24 against them this season.

The Rays are holding a slight lead on second place in the division, just a half-game ahead of the Orioles and five games behind the leading Red Sox.

By the Numbers

GCL Rays

 

GCL Orioles

28-26

Record

27-26

.239

Batting Avg

.226

.325

Slugging Pct

.312

.318

On Base Pct

.298

222

Runs Scored

173

410

Hits

370

97

Doubles

75

16

Triples

14

6

Home Runs

13

51

Stolen Bases

43

3.29

Earned Run Avg

3.10

223

Runs Against

208

377

Strikeouts

404

1.30

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.20

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)
IF Jemile Weeks (AAA rehab assignment)

Schedule
8/22/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park (12:00)
8/23/14: GCL Rays vs GCL Orioles at Ed Smith Stadium (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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