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Leesburg’s Season Ends in Extra Innings Thriller After 7-6 Loss to Winter Park

Leesburg’s Season Ends in Extra Innings Thriller After 7-6 Loss to Winter Park

Leesburg, FL – One play, maybe two. That’s how close the Leesburg Lightning were to securing a spot in the Florida League championship on Friday night. A bittersweet 7-6 loss, but a loss nonetheless, ended the season for the Lightning, who should no doubt be proud of their effort this season.

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Lightning Fall 3-2 to Set Up Win Or Go Home Game 3 With Diamond Dawgs

Winter Park, FL - 11. That's the number of runners that the Leesburg Lightning left on base in their Game 2 loss to the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs on Thursday night. Only two runs crossed the plate for the visiting Lightning despite putting up 12 hits as they lost to the fourth-seeded Diamond Dawgs, 3-2.

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Lightning Fall 3-2 to Set Up Win Or Go Home Game 3 With Diamond Dawgs

Lightning Take Game One Behind Shapiro’s Complete Game Masterpiece

Leesburg, FL – On fire does not even begin to describe Joshua Shapiro (Marshall) tonight. The southpaw from Columbus, Ohio threw a complete game, two-hit shutout when his team needed it most to propel the Leesburg Lightning to a 1-0 series lead over the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs.

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Lightning Take Game One Behind Shapiro’s Complete Game Masterpiece

Week 8 Recap: 4-3 Week Sends Lightning Into Playoffs With #1 Seed

Leesburg, FL - Best record in the Florida Collegiate Summer League, the top seed in the playoffs, home-field advantage throughout the playoffs and the longest winning streak in league history. The Leesburg Lightning are champions of the regular season after a 4-3 week, but all of the accolades listed above will mean a whole lot more if they can top it all off with a league championship, according to Head Coach Rich Billings.

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Week 8 Recap: 4-3 Week Sends Lightning Into Playoffs With #1 Seed

Lightning Close Out Regular Season By Splitting Doubleheader With Sanford

Leesburg, FL – The Leesburg Lightning (28-13) closed out the 2018 regular season with a win in game two of a doubleheader against the Sanford River Rats (18-20-1) after dropping the first game to the Rats.

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Lightning Close Out Regular Season By Splitting Doubleheader With Sanford

Schedule

Date Opponent
Date Opponent

Standings

Team W L PCT GB
Lightning 29 15 0.659 ---
Suns 24 16 0.600 3
Diamond Dawgs 21 21 0.500 7
River Rats 18 22 0.450 9
Scorpions 16 25 0.390 11.5
Squeeze 14 23 0.378 11.5

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Batting Leaders

J Prather
Name AVG
Prather 0.349
Brown 0.322
Weeks 0.264
T May
Name HR
May 6
McCleney 2
Mootrey 2
Weeks 2
T May
Name RBI
May 30
Prather 30
Weeks 22
Crisostomo 18
J Matulia
Name SB
Matulia 13
Brown 11
Weeks 10
Crisostomo 8

Pitching Leaders

M Coles
Name ERA
Coles 1.38
Shapiro 1.83
Caudelle 2.51
Chavis 5.08
A Simple
Name W
Simple 4
Caudelle 3
Hinton 3
Jeancola 3
H Caudelle
Name K
Caudelle 42
Shapiro 41
Davenport 37
Chavis 30
S Brunnig
Name WHIP
Brunnig 0.00
Shapiro 0.79
Coles 1.19
Davenport 1.22