[Via email from the Charlotte Stone Crabs' Marketing Manager Jonathan Gantt.]
FORT MYERS -- The Charlotte Stone Crabs dropped their afternoon matchup today against the Salem Red Sox, 6-2, at the Boston Red Sox Minor League Complex in Fort Myers.
The Stone Crabs lineup only featured a few familiar faces with Shawn Williams, Diogenes Luis and Deives Mavares serving as the only players from Charlotte’s 2009 FSL South Division Championship team.
Ty Morrison collected two hits, swiped a base and scored a run as the lone offensive highlight for Charlotte while Mavares struck out four batters in 2 ½ innings of relief.
Camp continues tomorrow with a 1:05 p.m. matchup against Frederick Keys (Baltimore Orioles) at Twin Lakes Park in Sarasota.
Brett Nommensen – DH
Ty Morrison – 2B, OF
Jake Jefferies – C
Burt Reynolds – 3B
Mike Sheridan – 1B
Ruben Contreras – LF
Robi Estrada – SS
David Genao – DH
Elias Otero -- SS
Brian Bryles -- RF
*Shawn Williams – 3B
Michael Jarman – Starting Pitcher (LHP)
*Diogenes Luis – 2B
*Deivis Mavares – RHP
*Denotes member of Stone Crabs roster during 2009 season
WHO STOOD OUT:
Morrison: 2-for-4, Run, Stolen Base
Sheridan: 1-for-2, Single
Mavares: 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 4 K, 4 BB
WHAT’D THEY SAY:
Manager Jim Morrison
On current roster (made up mostly of players from Hudson Valley and Bowling Green):
“We’re giving everybody a look. We certainly hope to see these guys in Charlotte at some point. That’s what they’re all working towards.”
Tomorrow (Friday, March 26) marks the last day to purchase the limited “Joe Cracker Mini Plan” featuring reserved seats to 10 games, a free logo cooler, seat cushion and team hat, and a free $10 gift card to Joe Cracker Sportsgrille. Call 941-206-HITS (4487) or visit stonecrabsbaseball.com for more information.