Series Preview: Lakeland Flying Tigers

Lakeland Flying TigersThe South Division Champion Stone Crabs return home to Charlotte Sports Park for a four game series against the Lakeland Flying Tigers. It will be the first meeting between the Stone Crabs and the Flying Tigers this season.

The Stone Crabs clinched the division championship on the road in Jupiter and will return home after sweeping the Hammerheads to improve to 43-20 on the season. The Flying Tigers come to Port Charlotte in last place in the North Division with a 27-35 record.

By the Numbers

Stone Crabs

 

Lakeland

43-20

Record

27-35

.272

Batting Avg

.239

.363

Slugging Pct

.331

.341

On Base Pct

.305

280

Runs Scored

215

565

Hits

505

105

Doubles

83

11

Triples

15

21

Home Runs

27

63

Stolen Bases

31

2.30

Earned Run Avg

3.71

182

Runs Against

266

430

Strikeouts

432

1.18

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.34

Players to Watch
IF Dominic Ficociello (leads Lakeland in hitting, FSL All-Star)
Ryan Longstreth (FSL All-Star)
P Locke St John (leads Lakeland in pitching)
OF Ben Verlander (FSL All-Star)
P Kevin Ziomek (Tigers #6 Prospect by Baseball America, FSL All-Star)

Matchups
6/14/15: CHA Matt Moore (0-0, 0.00) vs LAK Kevin Ziomek (4-5, 4.74) at Charlotte Sports Park (7:00)
6/15/15: CHA Chris Kirsch (4-3, 2.66) vs LAK Jonathan Maciel (2-6, 6.71) at Charlotte Sports Park (7:00)
6/16/15: CHA Jacob Faria (10-1, 1.33) vs LAK TBD at Charlotte Sports Park (10:00)
6/17/15: CHA German Marquez (4-5, 3.30) vs LAK TBD at Charlotte Sports Park (7:00)

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