The Stone Crabs Michael Sheridan was named the Florida State League hitter of the week for the week that ended on August 15. Sheridan had 3 doubles, a home run and 6 RBI's during the week. He kicked off the week by going 3 for 4 in Monday's game, his third three hit game in four games. Then on Saturday, he struck his third home run of the season. The Charlotte first baseman is now hitting .253/.336/.317 with 14 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs and 38 RBI's on the season.
Sheridan was drafted by the Rays in the fifth round of the 2008 draft out of William and Mary College. He was recently recognized by Baseball America as the Advanced-A Best Defensive First Baseman.