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2013 Lakeland Flying Tigers Season in Review

Led by returning manager Dave Huppert, hitting coach Larry Herndon and pitching coach Mike Maroth, the Lakeland Flying Tigers missed the postseason a year after going all the way, finishing with a 64-68 record in the Florida State League this season.

Bullish Bullpen From both a statistical and developmental standpoint, the Flying Tigers' bullpen featured some of the teams' top contributors this season. Staring with right-hander Melvin Mercedes, who was arguably Lakeland's top reliever. Armed with a mid-to-high 90s fastball that can best be described as a bowling ball, because of heavy, late natural sink, Mercedes dominated FSL batters. The... Recommended Stories

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