The Stone Crabs were 4-3 on the week and are now 34-32 on the half. They are currently in third place in the division, 2 games back from the leader. The Stone Crabs wrap up the regular season this week with a home series against Bradenton, which could be a preview of the first round of the playoff. Matt Moore made history this week by surpassing the 200 strikeout mark with another 10 strikeout performance against Jupiter, he was also awarded by receiving his fourth player of the week award of the season. League awards were also handed out this week with Jim Morrison receiving the manager of the year award. Morrison was joined by Moore, Joe Cruz, Zach Quate and Stephen Vogt on the Postseason All-Star Team.
Average: Stephen Vogt (.337, first in FSL)
Slugging: Stephen Vogt (.493, first in FSL)
On Base Pct: Reid Fronk (.390, third in FSL)
Hits: Isaias Velasquez (127, eighth in FSL)
Doubles: Reid Fronk (30, seventh in FSL)
Triples: Tim Beckham and Reid Fronk (5)
Home Runs: Stephen Vogt (7)
RBI’s: Tim Beckham (56)
Stolen Bases: Isaias Velasquez (36, fourth in FSL)
ERA Starters: Joe Cruz (2.85, second in FSL)
ERA Overall: Zach Quate (1.32)
Wins: Joe Cruz (13, first in FSL)
Saves: Zach Quate (24, third in FSL)
Strikeouts: Matt Moore (208, first in FSL)
Team Hitting Stats (league rank):
Average: .260 (7 of 12)
Slugging: .368 (7 of 12)
On Base Pct: .332 (tied 3 of 12)
Hits: 1161 (6 of 12)
Doubles: 230 (6 of 12)
Triples: 36 (3 of 12)
Home Runs: 61 (9 of 12)
Runs Scored: 545 (9 of 12)
Stolen Bases: 107 (9 of 12)
Team Pitching Stats (rank):
ERA: 3.09 (1 of 12)
Runs Allowed: 486 (1 of 12)
Strikeouts: 1150 (1 of 12)
Walks: 370 (4 of 12)
Transactions: Jake Thompson added to roster from Hudson Valley (8/26/10). Grant Balfour added to roster on MLB rehab assignment (8/28/10). Brad Hawpe added to roster (8/28/10). Jeremy Hellickson promoted to Tampa Bay (9/1/10). Brad Hawpe promoted to Tampa Bay (9/1/10). Alex Colome added to roster from Bowling Green (9/1/10). Grant Balfour promoted to Tampa Bay (9/1/10).
Disabled List: Nick Barnese, Matt Bush, Anthony Scelfo and Kirby Yates.
The Week Ahead: 9/2/10: at Jupiter Hammerheads (23-42). 9/3/10-9/5/10: vs Bradenton Marauders (35-29).
FSL Divisional Series: 9/7/10: at TBA. 9/8/10-9/9/10: vs TBA.