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Area Florida State League team capsules

Area Florida State League teams

Charlotte Stone Crabs

(Rays affiliate)

ADDRESS: Charlotte Sports Park; 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte. From Tampa/St. Petersburg take Interstate 75 South, get off at Exit 179 toward North Port/Port Charlotte and turn right onto Toledo Blade Boulevard, turn right onto El Jobean Road and Charlotte Sports Park will be on the left

TICKETS: $5 to $10 in advance, $6 to $11 day of game at box office, or (941) 206-3511

NEXT HOME GAME: Opening night is 7:35 tonight against Fort Myers; gates open at 6

TOP PROSPECTS: RHP Alex Cobb (ranked by Baseball America as the Rays' No. 17 prospect), OF Ryan Royster (ranked 19th), OF Reid Fronk (20th) and INF Shawn O'Malley (30th)

Clearwater Threshers

(Phillies affiliate)

ADDRESS: Bright House Field; 601 N Old Coachman Road, near the intersection of Drew Street and U.S. 19

TICKETS: $4-$9; at box office, or (727) 467-4457 (there is a $2 order charge and $1 ticket fee charge on phone and Internet orders)

NEXT HOME GAME: Opening night is 7 tonight vs. Dunedin, Coors Light coaster set giveaway

TOP PROSPECTS: OF Dominic Brown (of Pasco High before transferring to Georgia's Redan High; ranked by Baseball America as the Phillies' No. 1 prospect) and RHP Kyle Drabek (No. 5 prospect)

Dunedin Blue Jays

(Blue Jays affiliate)

ADDRESS: Dunedin Stadium; 373 Douglas Ave.

TICKETS: $6 general admission at box office, or (727) 733-9302

NEXT HOME GAME: Home opener 7 p.m. Friday against Clearwater

TOP PROSPECTS: INF Justin Jackson (ranked the team's No. 4 prospect by Baseball America) and INF Kevin Ahrens (ranked sixth)

Tampa Yankees

(Yankees affiliate)

ADDRESS: Steinbrenner Field; 1 Steinbrenner Drive, Tampa (across from Raymond James Stadium on Dale Mabry Highway)

TICKETS: $4 to $6; seniors, college students with ID and children under 14 $3 to $5; call (813) 875-7753

NEXT HOME GAME: Home opener 7 p.m. Friday against Lakeland

TOP PROSPECTS: C Jesus Montero (ranked by Baseball America as the team's No. 2 prospect), RHP Dellin Betances (ranked No. 3), C Austin Romine (No. 4) and LHP Wilkins De La Rosa (on the Yankees' 40-man roster)

Area Florida State League team capsules 04/08/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 8, 2009 9:38pm]
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