Series Preview: Clearwater Threshers

Clearwater ThreshersThe Stone Crabs return to action Monday after a much needed day off. They will kick off a four game series on the road against the Clearwater Threshers. This is the first of two meetings against the Phillies affiliate.

The Stone Crabs come into the series as the first team to reach 20 wins on the season. They currently have a league best record of 20-10. Clearwater is in third place in the North Division with a 15-15 record.

By the Numbers

Stone Crabs  

Clearwater

20-10

Record

15-15

.248

Batting Avg

.264

.327

Slugging Pct

.351

.335

On Base Pct

.325

119

Runs Scored

124

235

Hits

287

43

Doubles

50

4

Triples

7

8

Home Runs

10

21

Stolen Bases

19

2.47

Earned Run Avg

3.44

87

Runs Against

120

205

Strikeouts

231

1.20

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.22

Players to Watch
OF Aaron Browns (Phillies #6 Prospect by Baseball America)
IF JP Crawford (Phillies #1 Prospect by Baseball America)
P Matt Imhof (Phillies #7 Prospect by Baseball America)
P Mark Leiter (leads Clearwater in pitching)
P Yoel Mecias (Phillies #9 Prospect by Baseball America)
OF Andrew Pullin (leads Clearwater in hitting)
IF Jesmuel Valentin (Phillies #8 Prospect by Baseball America)

Matchups
5/11/15: CHA German Marquez (1-1, 4.09) vs CLE TBD at Bright House Field (7:00)
5/12/15: CHA Buddy Borden (3-1, 3.38) vs CLE TBD at Bright House Field (7:00)
5/13/15: CHA Ryne Stanek (1-2, 1.99) vs CLE TBD at Bright House Field (10:30)
5/14/15: CHA Chris Kirsch (2-0, 2.83) vs CLE TBD at Bright House Field (7:00)

Travel Guide
The Clearwater Threshers play their home games at Bright House Field which is located at 601 North Old Coachman Road in Clearwater. The stadium is 92 miles from Charlotte Sports Park or just under 2 hours away.

Tickets for games at Bright House Field can be purchased by visiting the Threshers Website and are $13 for premium box, $13 for Field Box and $6 for Berm.

The official FSL hotel for games in Clearwater and Dunedin is the La Quinta Inn Clearwater Central located at 21338 US Highway 19 North . Rooms start at $79 a night. You can call them at (727) 799-1565 or visit their website for more information.

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