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TigsTown MLN: Stopping the Lakeland Skid

Below struggled in his last start

After an early 3-2 start to the 2008 season, the Flying Tigers went 2-5 in their second week of regular season play, losing a series each to Sarasota and Clearwater. As of Tuesday morning, the team had dropped to fifth in the FSL West standings with a record of 5-7.

Top pitching prospect Rick Porcello was credited with two losses this week despite only giving up a single run in both outings combined. His 0.64 ERA for the season is still an impressive statistic nonetheless. Porcello's record, of course, should have no bearing on his eventual promotion status, as indicated by former Flying Tiger Andrew Miller who was moved up to Erie after a 1-4 record in seven...

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