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Southeast Collegiate Prospect Showcase to Feature Five Lightning Players

Southeast Collegiate Prospect Showcase to Feature Five Lightning Players

The sixth annual Southeast Collegiate Prospect Showcase will take place on Monday and Tuesday at Wingate University in North Carolina this week, with players from five summer leagues making up the rosters. 

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Week 6 Recap: Leesburg Displays Clutch Hitting During 5-2 Week

Leesburg, FL - 14 runs in the last or second-to-last inning this week, including two walk-off wins saw the Leesburg Lightning go 5-2, boosting their league-best record to 23-7. The Clutch City Lightning have all but locked up the top spot in this year's Florida League playoffs, so let's take a look back at this past week.

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Week 6 Recap: Leesburg Displays Clutch Hitting During 5-2 Week

Lightning Sweep Doubleheader Thanks to Sean Mootrey’s Late Heroics

Leesburg, FL – Next to the word clutch in the dictionary, you’ll find a picture of the Leesburg Lightning (23-7), and if you look closely, you can see first baseman Sean Mootrey (Georgia Gwinnett) smiling bigger than anyone. The Lightning overcame a 7-6 deficit in extra innings in game two after winning a weather-shortened game one to take both games of a doubleheader against the Winter Garden Squeeze (12-17).

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Lightning Sweep Doubleheader Thanks to Sean Mootrey’s Late Heroics

Lightning Show Heart Late, Overcome Big Deficit to Defeat Winter Park

Leesburg, FL – The cardiac kids are at it again. The Leesburg Lightning (21-7) used a fired up dugout and a six-run rally to overcome a four-run deficit and defeat the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs (11-16) by a score of 7-5 on Friday night.

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Lightning Show Heart Late, Overcome Big Deficit to Defeat Winter Park

Leesburg Splits Doubleheader With Winter Park, Making History in The Process

Winter Park, FL - The longest winning streak in Florida Collegiate Summer League history now belongs to the 2018 Leesburg Lightning. The Lightning (20-7) won game one against the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs (11-15) but dropped game two after faltering on offense.

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Leesburg Splits Doubleheader With Winter Park, Making History in The Process

Schedule

Date Opponent
07/18 7:00pm vs. DeLand Suns
07/19 7:00pm @ DeLand Suns
07/20 7:00pm @ DeLand Suns
07/21 6:00pm @ Winter Garden Squeeze
07/22 5:00pm vs. Seminole County Scorpions
Date Opponent
07/18 7:00pm Suns vs. Lightning
07/18 7:00pm River Rats vs. Diamond Dawgs
07/18 7:00pm Squeeze vs. Scorpions
07/19 7:00pm Lightning vs. Suns
07/19 7:00pm Diamond Dawgs vs. River Rats

Standings

Team W L PCT GB
Lightning 23 7 0.767 ---
Suns 16 14 0.533 7
River Rats 14 17 0.452 9.5
Diamond Dawgs 13 16 0.448 9.5
Squeeze 12 17 0.414 10.5
Scorpions 12 19 0.387 11.5

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Batting Leaders

J Prather
Name AVG
Prather 0.365
Brown 0.323
Weeks 0.256
T May
Name HR
May 4
Dasher 2
McCleney 2
Mootrey 2
T May
Name RBI
May 24
Prather 22
McCleney 14
Weeks 14
J Matulia
Name SB
Matulia 13
Weeks 10
Brown 8
Crisostomo 5

Pitching Leaders

R Hinton
Name ERA
Hinton 2.96
Lunday 3.00
Caudelle 3.68
Chavis 6.38
A Simple
Name W
Simple 4
Hinton 3
Reyes-Ruiz 3
Caudelle 2
J Shapiro
Name K
Shapiro 32
Caudelle 30
Davenport 27
Hinton 21
D Knight
Name WHIP
Knight 0.00
Reyes-Ruiz 1.13
Shapiro 1.14
Jeancola 1.20