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O'Brien rebounds with stellar start for Biscuits

Rays prospect allows one hit over six shutout frames, fans 10
May 13, 2019

You don't get a second chance to make a first impression, but Riley O'Brien doesn't need one after his performance Monday.After posting his worst outing of the season in his Double-A debut last week, the Rays prospect turned in the best start of his professional career, working around a hit

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

Stone Crabs pitch way to 2-1 win in Lakeland

Charlotte holds Flying Tigers to three hits in victory
April 25, 2019

LAKELAND, Fla. (April 25, 2019) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs' pitching staff held the opponent to a season-low three hits Thursday, beating the Lakeland Flying Tigers 2-1 in the series opener at Publix Field. Riley O'Brien turned in five innings of one-run ball, allowing just two hits and two walks

Helman's walk-off homer sinks Stone Crabs 3-1

O'Brien goes seven scoreless in loss
April 19, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 19, 2019) - Michael Helman delivered a walk-off, opposite field home run to break a 1-1 tie Friday as the Fort Myers Miracle beat the Stone Crabs 3-1 at Hammond Stadium. In a tie game in the bottom of the ninth, Ryan Jeffers singled to center

Walls home run lifts Stone Crabs past Marauders 3-2

O'Brien strikes out eight to earn win
April 9, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (April 9, 2019) - Taylor Walls delivered a three-run home run and Riley O'Brien struck out eight to lift the Charlotte Stone Crabs past the Bradenton Marauders 3-2 at Charlotte Sports Park Tuesday.O'Brien, the Stone Crabs (3-3) starting pitcher, allowed just one run on three hits over

Stone Crabs sweep Bradenton with 3-2 win

Charlotte maintains first-place lead with win
August 8, 2018

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 8, 2018) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs scored early and held on to sweep the Bradenton Marauders with a 3-2 win Wednesday night at Charlotte Sports Park. After Stone Crabs (61-50, 27-17) designated hitter Brendan McKay tripled with one out in the bottom of the first,

Stone Crabs sweep Fire Frogs with 3-0 shutout

Charlotte extends winning streak to seven in win
August 2, 2018

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (August 2, 2018) - Riley O'Brien went six scoreless innings to lead the Charlotte Stone Crabs to a 3-0 shutout of the Florida Fire Frogs Thursday at Charlotte Sports Park.The Stone Crabs' (58-47, 24-14) ninth shutout of the season extended their winning streak to a season-high seven

Stone Crabs sweep Mets with matching 3-hit shutouts

July 12, 2018

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (July 12, 2018) - Riley O'Brien and Willy Ortiz turned in matching three-hit shutouts in a pair of seven inning wins over the St. Lucie Mets Thursday at Charlotte Sports Park. O'Brien (2-1) and Ortiz (6-2) both earned the first shutouts of their professional careers, each going

Stone Crabs hold off Threshers 6-4

Five-run fifth gives Charlotte decisive lead
July 6, 2018

CLEARWATER, Fla. (July 6, 2018) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs used a five-run fifth inning to hold off the Clearwater Threshers 6-4 Friday night at Spectrum Field.Trailing 1-0 in the top of the fifth, Stone Crabs (41-41, 7-8) center fielder Josh Lowe singled to right before Miles Mastrobuoni pulled a

Stone Crabs take down Tarpons 6-3

Charlotte swats five doubles in victory
July 1, 2018

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (July 1, 2018) - The Stone Crabs claimed the series with a 6-3 win over the Tampa Tarpons at Charlotte Sports Park Sunday.  With the game tied at two in the sixth, Stone Crabs (38-39, 4-6) left fielder Jake Fraley  started it off with a single and then

'Aggressive' Groome leads Pitchers of the Week

No. 2 Red Sox prospect honored after fanning career-high eight
August 7, 2017

Jay Groome's first full season in the Minors may not be what he and the Red Sox expected, but last week, both saw what the left-hander is capable of. Groome allowed one hit and struck out a career-high eight batters over six dominant innings in a 1-0 win for Class