Lakeland Travels to Brevard County With Hopes to Avenge Sweep

THE FLYING TIGERS (4-5, 3.0 GB) … After sweeping the Yankees to start the season, Lakeland has dropped five of their last six games, including three straight to the Manatees in a series at Joker Marchant Stadium. Last night, the Flying Tigers fell 6-2 to Clearwater at Bright House Networks Stadium to stand at 4-5 […]

Lakeland Loses 6-2 to Thrashers

Clearwater scored three runs in the first inning and then held on to defeat Lakeland 6-2 on the road Saturday. Luis Alberto Sanz had two of Lakeland’s six hits while Daniel Fields and Nick Castellanos each singled to extend their respective hit streaks to nine games. The Threshers were led by Brandon Tripp, a former […]

Lakeland Trounces Thrashers 10-2

The first six hitters in Lakeland’s line-up each had two hits as the Flying Tigers trounced Clearwater 10-2 on Friday evening their series a 1-game a piece. Daniel Fields, Hernan Perez, Nick Castellano and James Robbins all drove in two runs each in addition to their two hits, while Tyler Collins and Avisail Garcia also […]

On the Road Again as LFT Heads to Clearwater for Three

THE FLYING TIGERS (3-3, 2.0 GB) … After starting the season with a three-game sweep of Tampa, the Flying Tigers found themselves on the other end of the broom as Brevard County took three straight from Lakeland. The Flying Tigers are atop the Florida State League with a .286 team batting average while the staff […]

Brevard County Finishes Sweep of Flying Tigers with 5-1 Win

Brevard County scored twice in the second inning on three hits and went on to beat Lakeland 5-1 Wednesday and complete a three-game sweep of the Flying Tigers. Lakeland took a 1-0 lead in the first on a Daniel Fields home run, but was shutdown the rest of the way. Fields would finish with three […]

Flying Tigers Suffer Second Loss to Manatees in 4-3 Squeaker

Brevard County scored an unearned in the top of the fifth to break a 3-3 tie and the held on to defeat Lakeland 4-3 at home on Tuesday. The Flying Tigers took a 1-0 in the second on back-to-back doubles by Wade Gaynor and James Robbins hand jumped to a 3-0 lead with a pair […]

Six Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol

If you have unhealthy cholesterol levels or are looking to prevent them, one of the first things you should examine is your diet. Are you eating foods that help reduce cholesterol and are you avoiding the ones that cause unhealthy cholesterol levels to creep higher? If not, here are a few cholesterol-lowering foods you should […]

Rally Falls Short as Lakeland Loses 5-3 to Brevard

Michael Walker clubbed a 3-1 pitch over the right field fence to break a 2-2 tie and lift Brevard County to a 5-3 win over Lakeland, handing the Flying Tigers their first loss of the season. Trailing 5-2, the Flying Tigers mounted a comeback in the bottom of the ninth as Nick Castellanos led off […]

Taking on the Manatees

THE FLYING TIGERS (3-0, 2011 Season: 64-74) … At 3-0 on the year, Lakeland is the only undefeated team in the North Division (Charlotte is the only team in the South without a loss). The Flying Tigers scored 17 runs in the three games over Tampa and lead the league in hitting with a .321 […]

Lakeland Housing Inventory Is Shrinking

It has been a while since I last reported on the current real estate market in Florida, especially it’s current housing inventory. Back in 2009 when I first started with my weekly inventory update, Lakeland’s housing inventory was over 2,000 homes. In 2010, Lakeland homes for sale slipped to 1800 homes and by mid June […]