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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

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

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

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

Ryan fans 13, Stone Crabs walk off twice

Whitley, Hollis deliver walk-off winners
August 7, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 7, 2019) - Joe Ryan struck out a career high 13 Wednesday, as the Charlotte Stone Crabs walked off on the Bradenton Marauders twice in a doubleheader sweep at Charlotte Sports Park. Ryan struck out a career-high 13 in Game 1, carrying a no-hit bid into

Romero fans nine in 7-3 win over Lakeland

Charlotte earns split with Flying Tigers
June 23, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (June 23, 2019) - Tommy Romero struck out a season-high nine batters Sunday, pitching the Charlotte Stone Crabs to a 7-3 victory over the Lakeland Flying Tigers at Charlotte Sports Park.Romero (5-2) allowed just three hits over 5.1 scoreless innings, lowering his season ERA to 2.01.Romero pitched

Stone Crabs explode for season-high 17 hits in 12-1 win

Whitley drives in three in victory
June 1, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (June 1, 2019) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs set a season-high with 17 hits Saturday, blowing out the St. Lucie Mets 12-1 to claim the series at Charlotte Sports Park.Six of the nine Stone Crabs (29-26) starters recorded multiple hits in the third win of five runs

Bats break out, Campbell shines in 6-3 win over Fort Myers

Whitley, Hernandez crush first High-A homers
April 18, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 18, 2019) - The Stone Crabs' bats busted out and Paul Campbell turned in a career performance as Charlotte bested the Fort Myers Miracle 6-3 Thursday night at Hammond Stadium.Campbell (1-2) went a career-high 6.2 innings of shutout ball, surrendering only one hit and one walk

Whitley out for season after 'freak' injury

Rays' ninth-ranked prospect undergoes surgery for torn labrum
March 31, 2018

Rays outfielder Garrett Whitley is expected to miss the entire season after undergoing surgery for a torn labrum in his right shoulder.Tampa Bay's ninth-ranked prospect suffered the injury last Saturday while diving for a ball in the outfield."It is frustrating now to feel like I was [playing well] and then this

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 29

Royals' Duenez returns with four hits; Albies continues hot June
June 30, 2017

Braves 2B Ozzie Albies, Triple-A Gwinnett: 3-for-5, RBI, R, K, SB -- MLB.com's No. 7 overall prospect was one of the most high-profile names left off the Futures Game rosters that were announced Thursday. Snubs are part of the equation of those roster constructions with the positions and organization quotas

Rays Prospect Primer: De Leon joins arms race

New acquisition brings Major League stuff to pitching-rich system
March 30, 2017

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2017 season approaching, MiLB.com takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Major League-ready: José De León,