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Lakeland MLN: Closing First Half Strong

Cale Iorg returned to the diamond for Lakeland

With the All-Star break approaching, and just three games remaining; the Flying Tigers (32-29) sit eight-and-a-half games behind first place Dunedin. Despite missing out on a first-half playoff berth, the Flying Tigers have finished strong. A winner of seven of their last ten games, Lakeland's eyes are on the second half prize as they head into the break.

Top Position Prospects Heating Up Tyler Collins has been an absolute beast at the plate since the calendar turned to June. The 22-year-old is batting .368 with a .429 on-base percentage this month. His 18 doubles are third highest in the Florida State League this season. Collins' recent performance has raised his batting average to .296 this season. After cooling off a bit in May, Avisail Garcia...

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