Thursday, May 19, 2011

Stone Crabs Week in Review: May 12 to May 18

The Stone Crabs were 2-5 on the week and have fallen to 14-26 on the season. They are currently in last place in the Florida State League. The Stone Crabs continue to struggle against North Division opponents as they are just 3-6 on the year against them and will finish out the month playing North Division teams. Sergio Espinosa set a Stone Crabs record on 5/18 as he struck out 7 hitters out of the bullpen, making it a new single game strikeout total for a Stone Crabs reliever.

Hitting Leaders:
Average: Hak-Ju Lee (.383, first in FSL)
Slugging: Hak-Ju Lee (.539, seventh in FSL)
On Base Pct: Hak-Ju Lee (.454, first in FSL)
Hits: Greg Sexton (49, tied sixth in FSL)
Doubles: Greg Sexton (12, tied fourth in FSL)
Triples: Hak-Ju Lee (4, tied third in FSL)
Home Runs: Mayo Acosta, Hak-Ju Lee, Anthony Scelfo, Greg Sexton and Mark Thomas (2)
RBI’s: Greg Sexton (32, tied fourth in FSL)
Stolen Bases: Brett Nommensen (11, tied second in FSL)

Pitching Leaders:
ERA: Merrill Kelly (2.19, fifth in FSL)
Wins: Josh Satow (3, tied ninth in FSL)
Saves: Josh Satow (2)
Strikeouts: Alex Colome (42, tied fifth in FSL)

Team Hitting Stats (league rank):
Average: .269 (5 of 12)
Slugging: .360 (11 of 12)
On Base Pct: .344 (3 of 12)
Hits: 369 (4 of 12)
Doubles: 66 (7 of 12)
Triples: 12 (tied 4 of 12)
Home Runs: 12 (tied 11 of 12)
Runs Scored: 174 (7 of 12)
Stolen Bases: 46 (2 of 12)

Team Pitching Stats (rank):
ERA: 4.40 (9 of 12)
Runs Allowed: 203 (9 of 12)
Strikeouts: 300 (5 of 12)
Walks: 154 (12 of 12)

Transactions: Matt Stabelfeld added to roster from Bowling Green (5/15/11). Mickey Jannis added to roster from extended spring training (5/16/11). Merrill Kelly placed on 7-Day Disabled List (5/16/11). JP Howell added to roster for MLB rehab (5/17/11).

Disabled List: Chris Andujar, Julio Cedeno, Merrill Kelly, Ty Morrison, Albert Suarez, Jake Thompson and Kirby Yates.

The Week Ahead: 5/19/11-5/21/11: at Clearwater Threshers (25-15). 5/22/11-5/25/11: at Dunedin Blue Jays (22-18).


  1. What happened to Shane Minks? He was finally starting to come around a bit..

  2. They will miss him and wish they had him back!

  3. Minks retired about a week ago or so.

  4. Just found this, thought I'd share. Gives a little insight as to why Minks hung em up..