2012 Lakeland Flying Tigers Roster

Florida State League (FSL) - Class: Advanced A
Team Record: 73-58
Finished 2nd in the FSL's North Division
Manager: Dave Huppert (73-58)
Affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Location: Lakeland, Florida
Ballpark: Joker Marchant Stadium
Attendance: 59,589, Avg. 1,027 in 58 home dates
2012 Lakeland Flying Tigers Statistics

Playoffs - Lakeland Flying Tigers 2 games, Dunedin Blue Jays 0
Finals - Lakeland Flying Tigers 3 games, Jupiter Hammerheads 2

The Lakeland Flying Tigers of the Florida State League ended the 2012 season with a record of 73 wins and 58 losses, finishing second in the league's North Division.

The Flying Tigers scored 582 runs and gave up 539 runs. Wade Gaynor led Lakeland with 14 home runs Tyler Collins drove in 66 runs and topped batters with significant playing time with a .290 average, while Luis Sanz paced the squad with 11 wins and a team-best 3.47 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Tyler Collins, Avisail Garcia, Brian Flynn, Daniel Fields, Al Alburquerque, Nick Castellanos, Cesar Carrillo, Curt Casali, Guido Knudson, Melvin Mercedes, James McCann, Dixon Machado, Luis Marte, Bruce Rondon, Hernan Perez, Daniel Schlereth, Warwick Saupold, Drew VerHagen and Jacob Turner were all players from the 2012 Lakeland Flying Tigers who played in the Major Leagues during their careers.

Dave Huppert served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Al AlburquerqueRRJune 10, 19866'0"195San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Dan BennettSRDecember 28, 19886'4"220Tallahassee, FL US
Alex BurgosLLDecember 1, 19905'11"195Regensburg, DE
Cesar CarrilloRRApril 29, 19846'3"170Chicago, IL US
Curt CasaliRRNovember 9, 19886'3"225Walnut Creek, CA US
Nick CastellanosRRMarch 4, 19926'4"203Davie, FL US
Luis CastilloSRMay 15, 19895'11"160Aguadulce, Cocle PA
Tyler ClarkSRJanuary 4, 19896'2"185Springfield, MO US
Tyler CollinsLLJune 6, 19905'11"215Lubbock, TX US
Patrick CooperRRAugust 25, 19896'3"204Danville, KY US
Edgar CorcinoSRJune 7, 19926'1"210Santo Domingo, DO
Matt CrouseLLJuly 1, 19906'4"190Haymarket, VA US
Lance DurhamLRFebruary 20, 19885'11"210Cincinnati, OH US
Kevin EichhornRRFebruary 6, 19906'0"175Watsonville, CA US
Julio FelixRRFebruary 23, 19926'1"210Tucson, AZ US
Daniel FieldsLRJanuary 23, 19916'2"215Detroit, MI US
Brian FlynnLLApril 19, 19906'7"255Tulsa, OK US
Avisail GarciaRRJune 12, 19916'4"250Anaco, Anzoategui VE
Wade GaynorRRApril 19, 19886'3"225Louisville, KY US
Dean GreenLRJune 30, 19896'4"255Tulsa, OK US
Jordan GuidaRRSeptember 22, 19885'9"185Glendale Lakes, AZ US
Jeff HolmLLOctober 17, 19886'3"220Rochester Hills, MI US
Cale IorgRRSeptember 6, 19856'2"185Toronto, ON CA
Corey JonesLRSeptember 14, 19876'0"205Anaheim, CA US
Guido KnudsonRRAugust 5, 19896'1"185Bonita, CA US
Victor LarezRRMay 28, 19876'3"160Cumana, Sucre VE
Marcus LemonLRJune 3, 19885'11"175Lakeland, FL US
Matt LittleRRMarch 19, 19885'11"180Virginia Beach, VA US
Dixon MachadoRRFebruary 22, 19926'1"190San Cristobal, Tachira VE
Zach MaggardRRAugust 2, 19885'11"181Tampa, FL US
Luis MarteRRAugust 26, 19865'11"200San Cristobal, San Cristobal DO
James McCannRRJune 13, 19906'3"225Santa Barbara, CA US
Melvin MercedesRRNovember 2, 19906'3"250El Seibo, DO
Hernan PerezRRMarch 26, 19916'1"215Villa de Cura, Aragua VE
Matt PerryLRJuly 17, 19876'2"182Sudbury, MA US
Adolfo ReinaRRJanuary 22, 19906'0"210Santiago, Veraguas PA
James RobbinsLLSeptember 26, 19906'0"225Shoreline, WA US
Michael RockettRRJuly 26, 19876'1"180Sugar Land, TX US
Bruce RondonRRDecember 9, 19906'3"275Valencia, Carabobo VE
Zach SamuelsLROctober 8, 19866'2"180San Jose, CA US
Luis SanzRRNovember 19, 19876'1"173Guatire, Miranda VE
Luis SanzRRFebruary 23, 19915'10"165Guatire, Miranda VE
Warwick SaupoldRRJanuary 16, 19906'2"223Perth, Western Australia AU
Daniel SchlerethLLMay 9, 19866'0"210Anchorage, AK US
Austin SchottsRRSeptember 16, 19935'11"180Tulsa, OK US
Ryan SoaresRRJuly 10, 19876'1"195Harwich, MA US
Mark SorensenRRFebruary 21, 19866'3"205Northville, MI US
Brian StroudRROctober 18, 19886'4"215Joliet, IL US
Shawn TeufelLLJuly 16, 19866'3"215Greenwich, CT US
Wes ThigpenRRJune 20, 19896'0"200Luling, LA US
Jade ToddRLMarch 22, 19906'2"190Jefferson County, AL US
Jacob TurnerRRMay 21, 19916'5"215St. Charles, MO US
Drew VerHagenRROctober 22, 19906'6"230Royse City, TX US
Jared WessonLLJanuary 30, 19866'5"190Tupelo, MS US
Tyler WhiteRRAugust 8, 19896'2"197Brandon, MS US
Ryan WoolleyRRFebruary 11, 19886'1"190Montclair, VA US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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