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Blue Jays shut out Stone Crabs 2-0

Charlotte rallies flame out in seventh straight defeat
April 16, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (April 16, 2019) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs got the tying run on base in both the eighth and ninth innings Tuesday, but were unable to scratch across a run in a 2-0 loss to the Dunedin Blue Jays at Charlotte Sports Park.Trailing 2-0 in the bottom

Palm Beach cruises past Crabs 7-1

Stone Crabs bullpen goes four strong in loss
April 13, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (April 13, 2019) - The Stone Crabs bullpen did not allow an earned run over four innings Saturday, but Charlotte could only muster four hits in a 7-1 loss to the Palm Beach Cardinals at Charlotte Sports Park. Brian Shaffer and Simon Rosenblum-Larson pitched two innings each,

Tortugas top Stone Crabs 5-3

Charlotte lead trimmed to 0.5 games in division
August 28, 2018

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 28, 2018) - Ibandel Isabel homered twice to lead the Daytona Tortugas to a 5-3 win over the Charlotte Stone Crabs Tuesday night Charlotte Sports Park.With Fort Myers' 2-1 win, the Stone Crabs' (71-59, 37-26) lead in the division shrunk to 0.5 games with six contests

Brujan's career night lifts Stone Crabs past Bradenton 8-3

Second baseman drives in five and scores four in win
August 22, 2018

BRADENTON, Fla. (August 22, 2018) - Stone Crabs second baseman Vidal Brujan turned in a career performance Wednesday, leading Charlotte to an 8-3 win over the Bradenton Marauders Wednesday at LECOM Park. Brujan set career highs in four different categories, enjoying his first multi-home run night while setting his own

Stone Crabs fall out of first with 2-1 loss

Shaffer turns in quality start in defeat
August 16, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 16, 2018) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs were held to just three hits in a 2-1 loss at Hammond Stadium Thursday, ending a 39-day stretch in first place.Charlotte (65-54, 31-21) had led the FSL South since July 7, but this week's four-game series in Fort Myers

Six-run first propels Stone Crabs to sixth straight

Padlo knocks in three en route to series win
August 11, 2018

PORT CHAROTTE, Fla. (August 11, 2018) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs used a six-run rally in the first inning to win their sixth straight game with a 10-8 victory over the Dunedin Blue Jays Saturday at Charlotte Sports Park.The Stone Crabs (64-50, 30-17) would open the scoring right out of the

Dodgers' Kremer debuts with weekly award

Right-hander continues to rise with shutout for Double-A Tulsa
July 9, 2018

Dean Kremer was quite efficient on the mound last week. As a result, he's proven quite efficient at winning awards as well. The Dodgers' No. 29 prospect has been named Texas League Pitcher of the Week for July 2-8 after making his Double-A Tulsa debut last Thursday. Kremer tossed a

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 14

Rogers finally goes deep; Melendez continues to surprise
May 15, 2018

Theme of the dayThese guys again?: Mobile's no-hitter against Birmingham was the second time the BayBears had held an opposing Southern League team hitless in 2018, and in both feats, Griffin Canning was the starter and Ryan Clark was the closer. More on that milestone from Vincent Lara-Cinisomo here. The

Hops Blank Devils In Home Finale

Shaffer-McCanna combo brilliant again in 2-0 victory
August 31, 2017

When playing the Tri-City Dust Devils this year, it certainly pays to take an early lead. And when Brian Shaffer and Kevin McCanna are pitching for the Hops, that lead doesn't have to be much.Shaffer and McCanna worked together as a "piggyback" combo for the fifth consecutive start and combined

Victory in the Cards

Drew Ellis' walk off solo shot gives Hops series win
August 25, 2017

Ron Tonkin Field played host to day baseball with a 1:05 pm start time. The dynamic duo of Brian Shaffer and Kevin McCanna took the bump for Hillsboro. Shaffer and McCanna have combined for four wins in five starts with two shutouts. Hillsboro's sixth round pick, Shaffer, started the game

McCanna and Shaffer Shut Down Volcanoes

Hops pitching duo limits Salem-Keizer to two hits in 2-0 shutout
August 20, 2017

The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes shut out the Hops on four hits in the opening game of their current four-game series only to be eclipsed in game two.Hillsboro pitchers Brian Shaffer and Kevin McCanna combined on a two-hit shutout as the Hops defeated the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 2-0 Sunday afternoon at Volcanoes Stadium

McCanna's Six Scoreless Lead Hops to Victory

Kevin McCanna dominates in second consecutive appearance
August 11, 2017

It was Harry Potter Night at Ron Tonkin Field, and University of Maryland (Gryffindor) product Brian Shaffer started on the mound for the Hops. Shaffer has been limited this season after throwing 108 innings and earning Big Ten Pitcher of the Year this season. Regardless, Shaffer was again strong, throwing

Hops throw combined one hit shutout over Vancouver in 6-0 win

Hillsboro comes up three outs short of a combined no hitter
August 5, 2017

The Hops improved to 8-1 on the year against the first half North Champions behind a dominant day on the mound. Brian Shaffer, the sixth round pick from Maryland and 2017 Big Ten Pitcher of the Year made his third start for the Hops on the season. Shaffer is on

McCanna helps Hillsboro flirt with no-hitter

D-backs prospect debuts with 5 1/3 innings of hitless relief
August 5, 2017

A week ago, Kevin McCanna was pitching in an independent league, hoping for a second chance in the Minor Leagues.That came on Saturday night and he did not disappoint.Making his organizational debut, the D-backs right-hander pitched 5 1/3 innings of hitess relief -- striking out nine and walking two --