Series Preview: Brevard County Manatees

Brevard County ManateesThe Stone Crabs return from a day off by traveling to the east coast for a four game series against the Brevard County Manatees. This is the first meeting of the year for the Stone Crabs and the Manatees but the Stone Crabs are 10-2 on the year against North Division opponents.

The Stone Crabs are coming off a four game sweep of the Tampa Yankees and bring a league best 30-14 record into the series. The Manatees are currently in last place in the North Division with a 18-25 record.

By the Numbers

Stone Crabs

 

Brevard County

30-14

Record

18-25

.260

Batting Avg

.246

.350

Slugging Pct

.345

.337

On Base Pct

.316

186

Runs Scored

162

367

Hits

356

64

Doubles

60

9

Triples

7

15

Home Runs

23

46

Stolen Bases

54

2.12

Earned Run Avg

3.41

118

Runs Against

176

290

Strikeouts

297

1.16

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.28

Players to Watch
OF Clint Coulter (Brewers #3 Prospect by Baseball America, leads league in home runs and RBI’s)
OF Omar Garcia (leads league in stolen bases)
IF Chris McFarland (leads Brevard County in hitting, tied for league lead in doubles)
P Jorge Ortega (leads Brevard County in pitching)
OF Victor Roache (leads league in slugging)
P Wei-Chung Wang (Brewers #6 Prospect by Baseball America)

Matchups
5/26/15: CHA Chris Kirsch (2-2, 3.26) vs BRE Wei-Chung Wang (2-1, 5.82) at Space Coast Stadium (6:35)
5/27/15: CHA Jacob Faria (7-1, 1.55) vs BRE Brandon Woodruff (1-1, 4.38) at Space Coast Stadium (6:35)
5/28/15: CHA German Marquez (3-2, 2.48) vs BRE Javier Salas (3-3, 2.61) at Space Coast Stadium (6:35)
5/29/15: CHA Taylor Guerrieri (0-0, 1.59) vs BRE Jorge Ortega (3-4, 2.21) at Space Coast Stadium (6:35)

Travel Guide
The Brevard County Manatees play their home games at Space Coast Stadium which is located at 5800 Stadium Pkwy in Viera. The stadium is 206 miles from Charlotte Sports Park or about 3 and a half hours away.

Tickets for games at Space Coast Stadium can be purchased by visiting the Manatees Online Box Office and are $8 for box and $6 for reserved. Parking is free.

The official FSL hotel for games in Brevard County is the Holiday Inn Melbourne – Viera Conference Center Hotel located at 8298 N Wickham Rd in Melbourne. Rooms start at $105 a night. You can call them at (321) 255-0077 or visit their website for more information.

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