Friday, September 10, 2010

Florida State League Playoff Preview: Championship Series

The Charlotte Stone Crabs advanced to the Florida State League Championship Series for the second consecutive year. They defeated the Bradenton Marauders 2-1 to advance to the finals.

The 2010 Championship will be a repeat of last year’s league finals as the Stone Crabs look to reverse last year’s fate against the Tampa Yankees. This year the season series is tied 4-4 with each club winning two at home and two on the road. The Stone Crabs and Yankees met last year in the finals with the Yankees winning the series 3-2.

Here is how the teams match-up:

Here are the starters for the series:
Game One: Deivis Mavarez (1-1, 1.42) vs Josh Romanski (0-1, 4.50)
Game Two: Jake Thompson (2-0, 0.00) vs Brett Marshall (0-0, 4.50)
Game Three: Matt Moore (6-11, 3.36) vs TBD
Game Four (if necessary): TBD vs TBD
Game Five(if necessary): TBD vs TBD

Game One and Two will be played at Charlotte Sports Park. The series wraps up with games three through five being played at Steinbrenner Field.

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