Series Preview: Stone Crabs vs Clearwater Threshers

Clearwater ThreshersThe Stone Crabs return home to Charlotte Sports Park to open up a four game series against the Clearwater Threshers. The series will be a battle of the first half champs as the Threshers were the winners of the North Division. The Stone Crabs have swept the Threshers in their previous meeting in May in Clearwater. As a team the Stone Crabs are hitting .281 and have a stunning ERA of 0.90 in the series.

The have struggled so far in the second half, losing both games so far and are currently on a four game losing streak. The Threshers have yet to lose in the second half and are currently on a seven game winning streak.

By the Numbers

Stone Crabs

 

Clearwater

0-2

Record

2-0

.267

Batting Avg

.261

.359

Slugging Pct

.348

.334

On Base Pct

.323

306

Runs Scored

298

632

Hits

646

125

Doubles

114

13

Triples

14

23

Home Runs

25

70

Stolen Bases

49

2.42

Earned Run Avg

3.36

220

Runs Against

270

488

Strikeouts

503

1.18

Walk/Hit per Inning Pitched

1.20

Players to Watch
C Willians Astudillo (leads Clearwater in hitting)
P Matt Imhof (#7 Phillies Prospect by Baseball America)
P Colvin Kleven (leads Clearwater in pitching)
P Brandon Leibrandt (2015 FSL All-Star)
IF Angelo Mora (2015 FSL All-Star)
OF Carlos Tocci (#5 Phillies Prospect by Baseball America)
IF Jesmuel Valentin (#8 Phillies Prospect by Baseball America)

Matchups
6/27/15: CHA Brent Honeywell (0-0, 0.00) vs CLE Ricardo Pinto (1-0, 2.84) at Charlotte Sports Park (7:00)
6/28/15: CHA Taylor Guerrieri (1-0, 3.22) vs CLE Matt Imhof (2-2, 3.26) at Charlotte Sports Park (1:00)
6/29/15: CHA Buddy Borden (7-3, 2.18) vs CLE Colin Kleven (5-3, 2.89) at Charlotte Sports Park (7:00)
6/30/15: CHA German Marquez (4-6, 3.34) vs CLE David Whitehead (4-6, 4.44) at Charlotte Sports Park (7:00)

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