The Stone Crabs took over the top spot of the South Division following another week of outstanding play. The Stone Crabs were 5-1 on the week that included another sweep of Palm Beach and their second walk-off home win of the season. They are off to their hottest start in franchise history, winning 14 of the first 20 games of the season.
The Stone Crabs finished the week with the best record in the league at 14-6. They now have sole possession of first place in the division with a three game lead over second place Palm Beach.
Average: Andrew Velazquez (.321, tenth in FSL)
Slugging: Jake Bauers (.500, fifth in FSL)
On Base Pct: Joey Rickard (.441, third in FSL)
Hits: Willy Adames (19)
Doubles: Willy Adames & Juniel Querecuto (5, tied seventh in FSL)
Triples: Willy Adames, Jake Bauers, Marty Gantt & Juniel Querecuto (1, tied tenth in FSL)
Home Runs: Jake Bauers (3, tied fifth in FSL)
RBI’s: Jake Bauers (13, tied fifth in FSL)
Stolen Bases: Kean Wong (5)
ERA: Jacob Faria (1.19, fourth in FSL)
Wins: Jacob Faria (4, first in FSL)
Strikeouts: Jacob Faria (19)
WHIP: Ryne Stanek (0.97, tied ninth in FSL)
Team Hitting Stats (league rank):
Average: .265 (2 of 12)
Slugging: .364 (5 of 12)
On Base Pct: .348 (2 of 12)
Hits: 168 (5 of 12)
Doubles: 34 (1 of 12)
Triples: 4 (tied 5 of 12)
Home Runs: 7 (tied 8 of 12)
Runs Scored: 90 (3 of 12)
Stolen Bases: 12 (11 of 12)
Team Pitching Stats (league rank):
ERA: 2.49 (1 of 12)
Runs Allowed: 55 (1 of 12)
Strikeouts: 139 (10 of 12)
Walks: 68 (10 of 12)
Transactions: IF James Loney added to roster on MLB rehab assignment (4/23/15). IF Andrew Velazquez placed on 7-day disabled list (4/26/15). IF Pat Blair added to roster from extended spring training (4/26/15). P Blake Snell promoted to Montgomery (4/27/15). P Kyle McKenzie added to roster from extended spring training (4/27/15). P Jake McGee added to roster for MLB rehab assignment (4/28/15).
Disabled List: OF Ty Morrison (elbow), P Nick Sawyer (elbow) and IF Andrew Velazquez (shoulder)
The Week Ahead: 4/30/15 at Fort Myers Miracle (7-13). 5/1/15-5/2/15: vs Fort Myers Miracle (7-13). 5/3/15: at Fort Myers Miracle (7-13). 5/4/15-5/6/15: at Jupiter Hammerheads (8-12).