Two in Daytona and One at Home for Flying Tigers

SERIES SCHEDULE … Games one and two are in Daytona at 7:05 p.m. and can be heard on the internet with game three back in Lakeland at 7:00 p.m. THE FLYING TIGERS (30-28, 4th, 12.0 GB) … Lakeland swept Fort Myers a series ago in four games and then was swept by Tampa in three […]

Tampa Sweeps the Flying Tigers with 3-1 Win

Tampa hit two home runs in the first inning for three runs and made it stand. The Yankees completed a sweep of Lakeland with a 3-1 win. Kelvin Castro hit a solo homer with one out. Lakeland gave up a walk and then Zoilo Almonte hit a two-run shot. Lakeland got on the board in […]

Lakeland Falls 3-1 to Yankees

For the second straight game the Flying TIgers received an impressive performance from their starting pitcher, and for the second consecutive game, could not back it up with some runs as Tampa defeated Lakeland 3-1 on Sunday. On Saturday, Trevor Feeney held Tampa to two runs while Cole Nelson held Tampa to three runs on […]

Flying Tigers Back for Three Game Series With Tampa

SERIES SCHEDULE … Lakeland returns to competition against the North Division after winning 14 of 23 games against South Division teams. This is a home-away-home, three games series with the Tampa Yankees. Game one was Saturday in Lakeland at 6:00 pm; Sunday is in Tampa at 1 pm; and Monday is back in Lakeland at […]

Flying Tigers Saturday Night Blues – Lose 4-2 to Yankees

Tampa broke a 1-1 tie with a run in the seventh and then sealed the game with a three-run ninth as the Yankees downed Lakeland 5-2 on Saturday in front of 4,514 fans on Bright House Networks night at Joker Marchant Stadium. The Flying Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the third on a single […]

Flying Tigers Sweep Miracle with 8-6 Win

Gustavo Nunez had three hits and drove in two runs while Jordan Lennerton hit two doubles and also drove in a pair as Lakeland swept Fort Myers, 8-6, on Friday. The win, Lakeland’s fifth in a row, gives the Flying Tigers their first four-game sweep of the Miracle since 2005. Lakeland scored three times in […]

4-0 Win Makes Four in a Row for Flying Tigers

Victor Larez and Michael Morrison combined to toss a five-hit shutout as Lakeland won its fourth straight game by downing Fort Myers 4-0 on Thursday. Larez worked 7.0 innings and allowed five hits while striking out five. Morrison worked the last two frames, holding the Miracle hitless. The Flying Tigers got all their runs in […]

No Miracle Just Hard Work as Lakeland Edges Ft. Myers 6-5

Tony Plagman went 3-for-4 with a single, double and home run as Lakeland edged Fort Myers 6-5 on Wednesday. Plagman’s homer, his eighth of the season, came in the first inning with Brent Wyatt on board who had doubled. After adding a run in the third on a RBI-single by Avisail Garcia, the Flying Tigers […]

No Miracle, Just Hits as Lakeland Defeats Ft. Myers 13-2

Chad Nelson scattered five hits and allowed just one run in 6.0 innings pitched while Lakeland pounded out 17 hits in frying Fort Myers 13-2 in the opening game of a four-game home series with the Miracle. Leading the Lakeland hit parade was Avisail Garcia with a homer and three singles and Corey Jones who […]

Lakeland Welcomes Miracle to Joker Marchant

SERIES SCHEDULE … Lakeland concludes its first lap through the South Division with four home games against Fort Myers, which is tied for first place. All four games in the series are at 7:00 p.m. at Joker Marchant Stadium. THE FLYING TIGERS (26-25, 4th-North, 13.0 GB) … Lakeland is coming off a split of a […]

Flying Tigers Score on Wild Pitches in 5-3 Win

Brent Wyatt and Jordan Lennerton each had two hits while Lakeland took advantage of a pair of wild pitches and an error to defeat Palm Beach 5-3 on Sunday. The Flying Tigers took a 2-0 lead in the first on a run-scoring triple by Wyatt who would later score on a wild pitch. After the […]

Lakeland Bats Fade in 2-0 Loss

John Gast struck out 11 and held Lakeland to three hits over seven innings as Palm Beach shutout the Flying Tigers 2-0 on Saturday. Lakeland got singles in the first inning by Brent Wyatt and Tony Plagman and a fourth inning double by Jordan Lennerton and then were held without a hit until getting singles […]

Lennerton Leads Lakeland to 3-2 Win Over Cardinals

Jordan Lennerton drove in three runs with a pair of singles while Jared Wesson scattered five hits and struck out four as Lakeland beat Palm Beach 3-2 on Friday. Lennerton singled in a run in the first and then added a two-run single in the eighth. Wesson held the Cardinals scoreless through the first five […]

Cardinals Befuddle Flying Tigers in 8-2 Lakeland Loss

Gustavo Nunez went 3-for-4 and Tony Plagman added two more hits, but that’s about all of the offense Lakeland could manage in a 8-2 loss at Palm Beach. Plagman’s bat accounted for the two runs, both coming in the third, on a sacrifice fly and an error. Brent Wyatt, Jordan Lennerton and Eric Roof accounted […]

Flying Tigers Travel to Palm Beach for Series

SERIES SCHEDULE … Lakeland continues play in the South Division with four games at Palm Beach. Games 1-3 in the series are slated for 6:35 with game four on Sunday at 5:05 p.m. THE FLYING TIGERS (2-23, 4th-North, 11.0 GB) … Lakeland rallied in late innings to overcame a 3-1 deficit to defeat Bradenton, 4-3, […]

With 3 RBI Plagman Leads Lakeland to 4-3 Win

Tony Plagman doubled to the right field corner to drive in two runs and lift Lakeland to a 4-3 win over Bradenton on Wednesday. With two outs and the Flying Tigers trailing 3-2, Gustavo Nunez was hit by a pitch while Brent Wyatt drew a walk to set up Plagman’s heroics. Both teams put up […]

Marauders Score Early Score Often in 9-0 Win Over Lakeland

Bradenton used a trio of pitchers to hurl a 2-hit shutout in posting a 9-0 win over Lakeland on Tuesday. The Marauders’ starter, Brett Lorin, held the Flying Tigers hitless through 4.1 innings before Corey Jones lined a single into left field. Brent Wyatt had a double to left with one out in the sixth […]

Five Run Fifth Leads Lakeland to 5-2 Win Over Bradenton

Lakeland knocked out four hits and took advantage of two errors to score five runs in the fifth inning to post a 5-2 win over Bradenton on Monday. Trailing 2-0, the Flying Tigers sent 10 men to the plate in the eighth. After Gustavo Nunez reached on error to lead off the inning, Daniel Fields […]

Wesson, Nunez & Triple Play Pace Lakeland to 4-3 Win

Jared Wesson held Bradenton scoreless for the first six innings while Lakeland used a three-run fourth and a eighth inning triple play to defeat Bradenton 4-3 at home on Sunday. Wesson finished with 6.1 innings pitched, allowing one run on four hits. The Flying Tigers got singles by Daniel Fields and Avisail Garcia along with […]

Marauders Saunter into Lakeland

SERIES SCHEDULE … All four games will be played at Joker Marchant Stadium with Sunday’s game getting underway at 1 pm and the other three on Monday-Wednesday at 7 pm. Fans can listen to all the action via the Bradenton Marauders web page. THE FLYING TIGERS (21-22, 4th-North, 10.0 GB) … Lakeland dropped a 4-2 […]

Flying Tigers Tighten the Screws on Hammerheads 4-1

Jay Voss scattered four hits and struck out seven in limiting Jupiter to one run as the Flying Tigers drowned the Hammerheads, 4-1, on Friday. Voss allowed a single in the first and two hits in the second and then retired 14 in a row before allowing a lead-off double in the seventh which led […]