The Stone Crabs held on to first place of the south division by going 4-2 on the week. Emeel Salem returned to the lineup an improved his hitting streak to a franchise high twelve game before it ended against Fort Myers. Then the Stone Crabs renewed their rivalry against the Fort Myers in what could be a preview of the South Division Championship. The first two games of the series saw a total of twenty three innings of baseball being played and a split of the series so far.
Average: Drew Anderson (.333)
Slugging: Drew Anderson (.611)
On Base Pct: Drew Anderson (.390)
Hits: Shawn O’Malley (91)
Doubles: John Matulia (17)
Triples: Emeel Salem (7, fourth in FSL)
Home Runs: Henry Wrigley (5)
RBI’s: Greg Sexton (36)
Stolen Bases: Shawn O’Malley (36, third in FSL)
ERA Starters: Darin Downs (2.00, first in FSL)
ERA Overall: Richard De Los Santos (0.57)
Wins: Jeremy Hall (13, first in FSL)
Saves: Austin Hinkle (6)
Strikeouts: Darin Downs (111, first in FSL)
Team Hitting Stats (league rank):
Average: .247 (eighth)
Slugging: .348 (tenth)
On Base Pct: .323 (sixth)
Hits: 862 (seventh)
Doubles: 160 (seventh)
Triples: 27 (tie for sixth)
Home Runs: 46 (eleventh)
RBI’s: 396 (fourth)
Stolen Bases: 128 (third)
Team Pitching Stats (rank):
ERA: 3.64 (seventh)
Strikeouts: 787 (first)
Walks: 273 (third)
Transaction: Nevin Ashley added to roster from Montgomery (7/30/09). Christian Lopez released by organization (8/3/09).
Injuries: Disabled List; Stephen Vogt (shoulder), Jesse Darcy (elbow), Greg Sexton (foot) Henry Wrigley (hamstring).
The Week Ahead: 8/6/09-8/7/09: at Fort Myers Miracle (20-19). 8/8/09-8/10/09: vs Palm Beach Cardinals (17-20). 8/11/09-8/12/09: vs St. Lucie Mets (13-22).