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On This Date in 2017: Stone Crabs play on back fields after net collapse

May 21, 2020

It was one of the weirdest weekends in Stone Crabs history. The Jupiter Hammerheads came to Port Charlotte expecting to play a routine, three-game weekend series against their division rivals. But as is customary in the Florida State League, the series opener was suspended after just one inning due to

Radio Broadcast of the Week: May 18, 2018

May 18, 2020

The Stone Crabs hosted the Jupiter Hammerheads on May 18, 2020. Two-way player Brendan McKay made his High-A pitching debut following a rehab start from Nathan Eovaldi! Listen to the broadcast here.

Strotman, Whitley safe and eager in quarantine

May 11, 2020

March 12 was the day that sports stood still. The NBA postponed its season and the NCAA cancelled March Madness. The baseball world was on pins and needles as teams continued to gear up for Opening Day - which was just two weeks way.While the Tampa Bay Rays hosted the

STONE CRABS COMPLETE BEST SEASON IN FRANCHISE HISTORY

Finish season with record-breaking 82-53 record
September 10, 2019

In a season defined by historically dominant pitching and a team that reached new heights, the 2019 Stone Crabs saw the best campaign in franchise history cut short by the threat of Hurricane Dorian.Despite the abrupt end, the Stone Crabs set new franchise records for wins (82) and winning percentage

Tommy Romero named FSL Pitcher of the Year

Franco, Hernandez, Smith also named postseason All-Stars
August 29, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 29, 2019) - Stone Crabs starting pitcher Tommy Romero has been named the 2019 Florida State League Pitcher of the Year, the league office announced Thursday.Romero becomes the first pitcher in Charlotte history to earn the honor outright, after Jake Faria shared the award with Daytona's

Hulsizer power, Smith speed lifts Crabs past Frogs 4-3

Woods Jr. goes five scoreless in win
August 28, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 27, 2019) - Niko Hulsizer homered and drove in the winning run Tuesday, and Michael Smith's speed did the rest in the Stone Crabs' 4-3 win over the Florida Fire Frogs at Charlotte Sports Park.In a tie game in the bottom of the eighth, Smith and

Fire Frogs catch Crabs 5-4 in 10

Palomaki, Whitley line two hits each in loss
August 26, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 26, 2019) - Garrett Whitley and Jake Palomaki both picked up multiple hits Monday, but the Florida Fire Frogs pulled out a 5-4 win in 10 innings at Charlotte Sports Park.With the game tied 4-4 in the top of the tenth, Florida (53-80, 28-39) left fielder

Stone Crabs sweep Threshers with third straight shutout

Plassmeyer goes five scoreless in win
August 25, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 25, 2019) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs celebrated their division championship with their third straight shutout win over the Clearwater Threshers, an 8-0 blanking at Charlotte Sports Park Sunday.Michael Plassmeyer (7-2) needed only 47 pitches to go five scoreless innings, allowing just one hit while striking

STONE CRABS CLINCH SECOND HALF DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP

Charlotte seals fifth postseason berth in franchise history
August 25, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 24, 2019) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs have clinched the second half championship in the Florida State League South, earning their fifth postseason appearance in the franchise's 11-year history. The Stone Crabs' (79-51, 43-20) 5-0 win over the Clearwater Threshers Saturday night at Charlotte Sports clinched

Stone Crabs shut out Clearwater 3-0

Charlotte gains chance to clinch division Saturday
August 24, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 23, 2019) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs snapped a three-game skid with a 3-0 blanking of the Clearwater Threshers at Charlotte Sports Park Friday, giving themselves a chance to clinch the division title Saturday.Friday's shutout win gives the Stone Crabs' (78-51, 43-30) a 7.5 game lead

Miracle sweep Stone Crabs with 5-2 win

Labosky sets career high in loss
August 22, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 22, 2019) - The Fort Myers Miracle scored five runs in the first three innings and never looked back, sweeping the Stone Crabs with a 5-2 win at Hammond Stadium Thursday.The Miracle (71-55, 32-28) didn't waste time getting the offense going against Charlotte (77-51, 42-20) starter

Late comeback falls short in 7-5 loss to Miracle

Franco reaches base four times in defeat
August 21, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 21, 2019) - Wander Franco reached base four times and the Stone Crabs mounted a late comeback, but the Fort Myers Miracle held on for a 7-5 win at Hammond Stadium.With Charlotte (77-50, 42-19) trailing 7-3 entering the ninth inning, Zac Law singled to start the

Fort Myers outlasts Stone Crabs 6-5 in 13

Charlotte drops longest game of season
August 20, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 20, 2019) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs got excellent pitching for 12 innings Tuesday, but the Fort Myers Miracle broke through for three runs in the 13th to beat Charlotte 4-1 at Charlotte Sports Park.Charlotte (77-49, 42-18) starter Cristopher Sanchez struck out six batters over 4.1

Stone Crabs sweep St. Lucie with 5-2 comeback win

Lowe, Hulsizer lead late rallies
August 18, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 18, 2019) - Niko Hulsizer and Brandon Lowe led the Charlotte Stone Crabs to a 5-2 comeback win over the St. Lucie Mets Sunday, giving the Stone Crabs a commanding 6.5 game lead in the division race.With Charlotte (77-48, 42-17) leading the FSL South by 3.5

Hippies halt St. Lucie 8-1

Charlotte totals best second half win total ever
August 17, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 17, 2019) - The Charlotte Harbor Hippies overwhelmed the St. Lucie Mets 8-1 at Charlotte Sports Park Saturday, earning Charlotte the highest second-half win total in franchise history.The Stone Crabs (76-48, 41-17), renamed the "Hippies" this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, surpassed the

Gomez breaks home run record in 7-0 win

Stone Crabs tie franchise record for second half wins
August 16, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 16, 2019) - Moises Gomez broke the Stone Crabs' single-season home run record Friday, extending Charlotte's lead in the division with a 7-0 win over the St. Lucie Mets at Charlotte Sports Park.The Stone Crabs' (75-58, 40-17) win ties the franchise record for second half wins,

Daytona drops Stone Crabs 5-0

Charlotte finishes road trip with 6-2 record
August 15, 2019

DAYTONA, Fla. (August 15, 2019) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs couldn't solve Ryan Lillie and the Daytona Tortugas pitching staff Thursday, getting shut out 5-0 at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Lillie (3-7) struck out eight batters over six scoreless innings to earn Daytona (59-62, 24-32) a four-game split with Charlotte (74-48,

Whitley homers in 2-1 loss to Daytona

Stone Crabs eight-game winning streak snapped
August 14, 2019

DAYTONA, Fla. (August 14, 2019) - Garrett Whitley homered Wednesday, but the Daytona Tortugas ended the Stone Crabs' eight game-winning streak with a 2-1 win at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.Whitley's solo home run in the top of the seventh represented the only scoring for Charlotte (74-47, 39-16). With two outs, Whitley

Stone Crabs blow out Daytona 13-2 to take eighth straight

Hernandez ties career high with 5 RBI
August 13, 2019

DAYTONA, Fla. (August 13, 2019) - Ronaldo Hernandez matched a career high with five RBI and delivered his eighth home run of the year Tuesday, leading the Stone Crabs to a 13-2 win over the Daytona Tortugas at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.The Charlotte (74-46, 39-15) win is their second most lopsided

Plassmeyer dazzles in 3-2 win in Daytona

Stone Crabs score late to win seventh straight
August 12, 2019

DAYTONA, Fla. (August 12, 2019) - Michael Plassmeyer spun seven outstanding innings and the Stone Crabs broke a tie in the ninth inning Monday, taking the first game from the Daytona Tortugas 3-2 at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.Plassmeyer did not allow an earned run over seven innings, striking out six while

Stone Crabs slug way to sweep of Tampa

Charlotte ties season high in hits in 9-0 win
August 11, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (August 11, 2019) - The Stone Crabs matched a season high with 17 hits Sunday, shutting out the Tampa Tarpons 9-0 and earning a four-game sweep at Steinbrenner Field. The Stone Crabs (72-46, 37-15) scored all nine runs in the first four innings, ambushing Tampa (52-64, 24-26) starter

Stone Crabs sink Tarpons 5-4

Palomaki double breaks late tie
August 10, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (August 10, 2019) - Jake Palomaki's seventh inning double broke a late tie to help the Stone Crabs win their fifth straight game, a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Tarpons at Steinbrenner Field.With the game tied 4-4 in the top of the seventh, Zach Rutherford dropped his third