Threshers Edge Flying Tigers 8-6

Clearwater scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the eighth to snap a 6-6 tie and defeat Lakeland 8-6 on Friday. The game saw the Flying Tigers fall behind and rally to tie the score four times, the last time in the top of the eighth. Jordan Lennerton led Lakeland with a 3-for-5 night […]

Flying Tigers Heading into the Home Stretch

SERIES SCHEDULE … All four games of this series will be played at Bright House Networks Field in Clearwater. First pitch on Friday and Saturday is at 6:30 p.m. while Sunday’s game moves to 1:00 p.m. The series finale on Monday is at 7:00 p.m. THE FLYING TIGERS (60-66, 24-32 2nd Half, 8.5 GB) … […]

Flying Tigers Fall 6-1 to Dunedin

Jordan Lennerton and Tony Plagman combined for five hits, but the rest of the Flying Tigers could manage just two hits as the Blue Jays downed Lakeland 6-1 in the opening game of a three-game series at Dunedin on Tuesday. The game was delayed 61 minutes due to rain. Lennerton, the reigning FSL Player of […]

Lakeland On the Road at Dunedin

SERIES SCHEDULE … All three games in this road series are 7 pm starts and can be heard on the internet via the Blue Jays website. THE FLYING TIGERS (59-64 all, 23-30 2nd half, 6th, 7.5 GB) … Lakeland dropped two of three in their series against Clearwater including a 7-1 loss on Sunday. The […]

Many Whiff as Lakeland Loses 1-0 in 11

Jeremy Barnes hit a lead-off home run in the top of the 11th inning to snap a scoreless tie and lift Clearwater to a 1-0 win over Lakeland on Friday. The game featured a combined 30 strikeouts between th two schools. Lakeland pitchers struck out 17 batters including nine by Flying Tiger starter Luke Putkonen […]

Lakeland Takes on Threshers with Only Seven Home Games Left

SERIES SCHEDULE … The three games in this home series are all played at different times. Friday’s game is at 7 pm while Saturday is a 6 pm start. The series wraps up with a 1 pm game on Sunday. THE FLYING TIGERS (58-62 all, 22-28 2nd half, 6th, 5.5 GB) … Lakeland saw its […]

Before The Rains Came Lakeland Lost 2-7

Tampa scored seven unanswered runs, including five in the top of the sixth to beat Lakeland 7-2 in six innings in a rain-shortened game one of a doubleheader. Game two was rained out and will be made up on Sept. 2 as part of a doubleheader. Avisail Garcia gave Lakeland a 2-0 lead in the […]

Flying Tigers Take on the Yankees

SERIES SCHEDULE … Lakeland plays at Tampa Tuesday night and then returns to Lakeland for games against the Yankees on Wednesday and Thursday. All three games are slated for 7 pm starts. THE FLYING TIGERS (57-61 all, 21-27 2nd half, 6th, 5.0 GB) … Lakeland picked up two wins over Brevard County in their recent […]

Sometimes You Lose, Sometimes it Rains

Jordan Lennerton doubled in a pair of runs and Corey Jones homered but it wasn’t enough as Lakeland fell 4-3 in the opening game of a Friday home doubleheader. Trailing 4-0, Jones led off the fifth with a single and Daniel Fields followed with a walk. Two outs later Lennerton doubled to left to drive […]

Two Shutouts – One Lakeland Win

Game 1: Mark Sorensen tossed six shutout innings as Lakeland blanked Daytona 6-0 in the first game of a Thursday home doubleheader. Sorensen struck out four and scattered five hits as only one Cub baserunner reached seond base. Kenny Faulk threw a perfect ninth to preserve the shutout. William Bergolla provided the offense scoring in […]

Flying Tigers Come Back Home to Face the Daytona Cubs

SERIES SCHEDULE … All three games in this series at Lakeland’s Joker Marchant Stadium and will all get underway at 7 pm. Each game can be heard via the Cubs’ internet broadcasts. THE FLYING TIGERS (54-58 all, 18-24 2nd half, 6th, 5.0 GB) … Lakeland has dropped its last three games including back-to-back one-run losses. […]

Flying Tigers Skid to Double Loss in Brevard County

Game 1: Kentrail Davis scored on a single by Shea Vucinich with two outs in the bottom of the 13th inning to lift Brevard County to a 5-4 win over Lakeland in the continuation of Sunday’s suspended game. The game resumed Monday with two runners on for the Manatees with no one out in the […]

Manatee Home Runs the Difference as Lakeland Falls 9-6

Brevard County clubbed three home runs and defeated Lakeland 9-6 on Saturday. The Manatees staked themselves to a 6-0 lead by the fifth innings on homers by Chuck Caufield, Chris Dennis and Brent Dean. Lakeland got a double and single each from Jordan Lennerton, Tony Plagman and Daniel Fields. Lakeland will now play doubleheaders on […]

Flying Tigers on Mission to Win #3,800

SERIES SCHEDULE … These two teams will face off five times in the next three days. After a 6 p.m. game Saturday in Lakeland, the two clubs travel to Brevard for a pair of doubleheaders to make up two rains outs on June 24 and 25. Sunday’s twin-bill gets underway at 4:05 p.m. while Monday’s […]

Lennerton, Roof & the Flying Tigers Hammer the Cubs 11-6

Jordan Lennerton slammed a pair of homers to drive in five runs while Shawn Roof had four hits as the Flying Tigers clubbed the Cubs 11-6 on Friday. Lennerton is the first Lakeland player to hit two homers in a game since Jordan Newton did so on July 30, 2009 against St. Lucie. His first […]

Cubs Fall to Lakeland 8-4

Mark Sorensen scattered five hits over seven innings while Shawn Roof had three hits and scored twice as Lakeland doubled up Daytona 8-4 on Thursday. Sorensen allowed three runs and struck out two in picking up his first win as a Flying Tiger. William Bergolla homered with two aboard to lift Lakeland to a 3-0 […]

Flying Tigers Strike Early in 9-4 Win Over Miracle

Shawn Teufel scatted four hits over 7.0 innings in holding Fort Myers to two runs as Lakeland flew past the Miracle 9-4 on Sunday. Teufel kept Fort Myers hitless through the first four innings in working his longest outing of the season. Michael Rockett and Eric Roof each had three hits to spark a 15-hit […]

No Miracle as Flying Tigers Lose 9-2

One night after posting an 11-0 win over Ft. Myers, the Flying Tigers found themselves on the opposite side of the scoreboard falling 9-2 to the Miracle on Saturday. Ft. Myers got a big boost from a fourth inning grand slam by Anderson Hildago the first bases-loaded homer allowed by Lakeland this season. Trailing 6-0, […]