Tag: FRL Player of the Week

FRL Week #2: Sluggers Take Lead

The Clearwater Sluggers (Louisville) bashed their way to the top of the Florida Rookie League’s Weekly Team Power Rankings after demolishing the Tampa Fighting Moose and the Lakeland Salts in back-to-back series sweeps. The Sluggers improve to 9-3 to take command of the Gulf Coast League’s Chris Felix Division. Continue reading “FRL Week #2: Sluggers Take Lead”

FRL Week #1: Motorheads Looking Strong

The Miami Motorheads (Detroit) command the Florida Rookie League power rankings at the end of opening week, following a 3-1 series win over the Jupiter Brawlers (Boston), which came before two more wins to open the Ft. Lauderdale Nomads (Toronto) series, in which they have outscored the Toronto rookie team 15-3 after two games. Continue reading “FRL Week #1: Motorheads Looking Strong”

FRL Weekly Team Power Rankings, Week #6

Ohio Oxen B have reclaimed the top slot in the Weekly Team Power Rankings for the Florida Rookie League (FRL) this week, edging out their Altantic Coast Division rivals, the New York Minutemen B. Ohio has been hitting well, taking their series against Dallas Lawmen B 2-1, and outscoring Toronto Nomads B 8-1 on the 21st to avoid a sweep. They are currently 3rd in the FRL in runs scored (163) and 2nd in home runs (30), led largely on the efforts of Nate Warner (DH) who is hitting an impressive .296 with 9 home runs and 27 RBIs. Continue reading “FRL Weekly Team Power Rankings, Week #6”

FRL Weekly Team Power Rankings, Week #1

Here are the current team power rankings for Florida Rookie League, Week #1 (Jan 16-23):

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Naples Anchorage Aces B (156.0, ++)
2) Sarasota Calgary Inferno B (135.6, ++)
3) Hollywood Arizona Cowboys B (134.6, +)
4) Tampa Hamilton Crusaders B (134.6, ++)
5) West Palm Beach New York Minutemen B (132.6, ++)
6) Orlando California Tidals B (130.6, ++)
7) Largo Chicago Pit Bulls B (104.9, ++)
8) Fort Lauderdale Toronto Nomads B (102.9, –)
9) Jacksonville Ravens B (102.9, –)
10) Pensacola Nevada Speeders B (102.9, ++)
11) Lakeland Seattle Salts (78.1, -)
12) Vero Beach Montreal Metros B (78.1, ++)
13) Miami Chicoutimi Cinquantes B (77.1, -)
14) Fort Myers Dallas Lawmen B (74.1, –)
15) Key Largo Ohio Oxen B (74.1, –)
16) Ocala Norfolk Sharks B (73.1, –)
17) Tallahassee Kingston Cannons B (49.4, o)
18) Clearwater Battle Creek Attack B (45.4, –)
19) Jupiter Boston Brawlers B (18.7, –)
20) Daytona Beach Denver Highlanders B (-12.0, –)

Carroll Wins FRL Best Player Award

It can be difficult for a young player to step out of the shadows and assert himself in the Fla Rookie League, but last week Tom Carroll of the Vero Beach Montreal Metros B reminded everyone just why he’s here as he threw up numbers that made him an easy selection for Player of the Week. Carroll rocked opposing pitching for a .448 average (13-for-29), 2 home runs and 7 RBIs to come away with the award.