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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

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

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,

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

Eighth inning sends Stone Crabs past Tampa 6-4

Charlotte draws nine walks to beat Tarpons
August 9, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (August 9, 2019) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs took advantage of a season high nine walks Friday to come from behind and beat Tampa 6-4 at Steinbrenner Field.The Stone Crabs (70-46, 35-15) trailed 2-0 after six innings, cutting the deficit in half on a wild pitch in the

Clearwater comes back to catch Crabs 6-5

Gomez homers for second straight night
July 26, 2019

CLEARWATER, Fla. (July 26, 2019) - Moises Gomez homered for the second straight night, but the Clearwater Threshers came back to beat the Charlotte Stone Crabs 6-5 at Spectrum Field Friday. Gomez delivered a solo shot that cleared the grass berm in deep left center to extend the Charlotte (62-41,

Ryan fans eight in 5-3 loss to Clearwater

Gomez, Rutherford hit homers in defeat
July 25, 2019

CLEARWATER, Fla. (July 25, 2019) - Joe Ryan struck out eight in over six dominant innings Thursday, but the Clearwater Threshers battled back to beat the Charlotte Stone Crabs 5-3 at Spectrum Field. Ryan allowed just one run on four hits over six frames. He retired ten of the final

Stone Crabs drop finale to St. Lucie 9-8

Charlotte coughs up six-run lead in defeat
July 18, 2019

PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla. (July 18, 219) - Kaleo Johnson and Moises Gomez hit back-to-back home runs Thursday, but the Charlotte Stone Crabs relinquished a six-run lead and lost the series finale 9-8 to the St. Lucie Mets at First Data Field.With the game tied 8-8 in the bottom of

Gomez, Plassmeyer lead Charlotte to ninth straight win

Stone Crabs sweep Fire Frogs with 11-4 victory
July 13, 2019

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (July 11, 2019) - Moises Gomez drove in four and Michael Plassmeyer allowed just one run over six innings Thursday, leading the Charlotte Stone Crabs to their ninth straight win, an 11-4 tally over the Florida Fire Frogs at Osceola County Stadium.Plassmeyer (4-2) allowed one run on six

Stone Crabs sweep multi-day doubleheader from Fire Frogs

McClanahan, Woods Jr. pitch Charlotte to seventh straight wins
July 10, 2019

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (July 10, 2019) - Shane McClanahan and Stephen Woods Jr. both spun gems for the Charlotte Stone Crabs, leading Charlotte to a multi-day doubleheader sweep of the Florida Fire Frogs at Osceola County Stadium. After a three hour and 17-minute rain delay Tuesday afternoon, the Stone Crabs (51-35,

Gomez grand slam plunges Palm Beach 7-0

Woods Jr. works six scoreless to lead three-hitter
June 28, 2019

JUPITER, Fla. (June 28, 2019) - Moises Gomez belted a grand slam Friday and Stephen Woods Jr. spun six scoreless innings as the Charlotte Stone Crabs silenced the Palm Beach Cardinals 7-0 at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. The Stone Crabs' (43-34, 8-3) victory marks their fifth shutout in 11 games

Gomez homers in 10-3 loss to Lakeland

Stephen Woods Jr. goes five strong in defeat
June 21, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (June 21, 2019) - Moises Gomez homered Friday, but the Lakeland Flying Tigers scored early and often to beat the Charlotte Stone Crabs 10-3 at Charlotte Sports Park.In a scoreless game in the top of the first, Brock Deatherage singled before stealing second. After a walk and

Fourth inning sinks Stone Crabs in 10-2 loss to Clearwater

Moises Gomez homers in loss
May 30, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (May 30, 2019) - The Clearwater Threshers rallied for seven runs in the fourth inning Thursday, taking the series from the Charlotte Stone Crabs with a 10-2 win at Charlotte Sports Park. The seven runs were the most the Stone Crabs' (27-26) pitching staff had allowed in

Gomez gashes two doubles in 3-2 loss to Clearwater

Stone Crabs surrender lead in ninth
May 29, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (May 29, 2019) - Moises Gomez connected on a pair of doubles Wednesday, but the Charlotte Stone Crabs allowed the winning run to come across in the top of the ninth in a 3-2 loss to the Clearwater Threshers at Charlotte Sports Park.The Stone Crabs (27-25) went

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 19

Pilkington fans career-high 12, Cardinals' Whalen plates six
May 20, 2019

White Sox LHP Konnor Pilkington, Class A Advanced Winston-Salem: 6 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 12 K - Chicago's 20th-ranked prospect spun a gem in the Dash's 1-0 loss to Down East, recording a career-high 12 strikeouts in his second Carolina League start after a May 11 promotion from Class A

Crabs mash five homers in 9-3 win over Threshers

Gomez hits two to help Charlotte claim series
May 19, 2019

CLEARWATER, Fla. (May 19, 2019) - Moises Gomez turned in his second multi-home run performance of his career Sunday, as the Charlotte Stone Crabs beat the Clearwater Threshers 9-3 to claim the weekend series at Spectrum Field. Charlotte (22-21) clobbered a season-high five home runs, as Rays rehabber Matt Duffy

Alvarez among week's outstanding hitters

Astros No. 3 prospect went 13-for-22 in strong stretch at Triple-A
May 6, 2019

One of the Minor Leagues' hottest hitters in 2019 went unrewarded for his efforts in April, at least when it came to official awards. That has changed in May. Astros No. 3 prospectYordan Alvarez has been named the Pacific Coast League Offensive Player of the Week after going 13-for-22 (.591)

Stone Crabs shut out Hammerheads 5-0

Gomez homers in first shutout win of season
May 3, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (May 3, 2019) - Moises Gomez delivered a mammoth home run Friday as the Charlotte Stone Crabs notched their first shutout of the year in a 5-0 victory over the Jupiter Hammerheads at Charlotte Sports Park. With the Stone Crabs (13-15) leading 2-0 in the bottom of

Stone Crabs take out Tarpons 5-3

O'Brien goes six strong to even series
May 1, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (May 1, 2019) - Riley O'Brien turned in six strong innings Wednesday and the Charlotte Stone Crabs rallied for three runs in the fourth to beat the Tampa Tarpons 5-3 at Steinbrenner Field. O'Brien (2-0) has now gone 18 straight innings without allowing an earned run. The right-hander

Gomez' heroics earn Stone Crabs 5-4 win and series sweep

Charlotte rallies for three in ninth to extend win streak to five
April 28, 2019

LAKELAND, Fla. (April 28, 2019) - Moises Gomez' two-run double in the ninth completed a comeback win Sunday, as the Charlotte Stone Crabs beat the Lakeland Flying Tigers 5-4 to complete a four-game sweep at Joker Marchant Stadium.With the Stone Crabs (11-13) trailing 3-2 in the top of the ninth,

Tarpons rally late to beat Stone Crabs 9-4

Hernandez picks up three hits in defeat
April 22, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (April 22, 2019) - Ronaldo Hernandez had three hits and Moises Gomez connected on his second home run Monday, but the Stone Crabs' bullpen gave up eight runs in a 9-4 loss to the Tampa Tarpons at Charlotte Sports Park.With the Stone Crabs (6-12) leading 3-2 in

Gomez' big day helps Stone Crabs snap skid

Charlotte outfielder walks off Jays 4-3
April 17, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (April 17, 2019) - Moises Gomez homered, scored three runs and delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly Wednesday, helping the Charlotte Stone Crabs beat the Dunedin Blue Jays 4-3 to snap a seven-game losing streak.In a 3-3 game in the bottom of the ninth, Stone Crabs (4-10) center

Stone Crabs fall short in Fort Myers 4-3

Gomez picks up two hits in defeat
April 5, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 5, 2019) - The Stone Crabs battled back to tie the game twice, but the Fort Myers Miracle scored the winning run in the eighth to beat Charlotte 4-3 at Hammond Stadium Friday.With the game tied 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth, Miracle (2-0) shortstop

Franco, McKay shine brightly for Rays

Top prospects lead a powerful group of Tampa Bay youngsters
December 12, 2018

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.Finishing third in the American League East did nothing to diminish what Tampa Bay