Last night, after 13 grueling innings, the Charlotte Stone Crabs came away the champions of the Florida State League after Kean Wong walked with the bases loaded to give Charlotte the walkoff win and ignited a wild celebration the field. Members of the Rays media and former Stone Crabs alike were quick to offer their congratulations to the team.
Here are some reaction from the media:
I am so proud and grateful. Sad to see that the season is over, but what a ride season 7 was. Looking forward to the start of #8! #champs— josh grant (@StoneCrabsMC) September 14, 2015
From the affiliates:
The Stone Crabs are the 2015 Florida State League Champions!— Charlotte StoneCrabs (@StoneCrabs) September 14, 2015
From former Stone Crabs:
Proud to have been part of the @StoneCrabs this year!! Way to get that Ring— Jake Bauers (@JakeBauers11) September 14, 2015
and the Champions, themselves:
So honored and blessed to be apart of this team! It was such a fun season what an amazing way to end it! FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE CHAMPS! ⚾️— Kean Wong (@Keanwong4) September 14, 2015
Hey Kyle howd u celebrate winning the FSL championship tonite? I went out and bought a sick Ninja Turtles hoodie duh pic.twitter.com/bWgEW0FIby— kyle mckenzie (@kmckenzie13) September 14, 2015
FSL CHAMPS!!!!!!!!!! @ Charlotte Sports Park https://t.co/5I8jmBupDd— Riley Unroe (@riley_unroe) September 14, 2015
No matter how many times this season knocked us down we were able to get back up! I can't explain how… https://t.co/AKQo0SU4qC— Maxx Tissenbaum (@8_Maxx) September 14, 2015
Congratulations to the Charlotte Stone Crabs on being the 2015 Florida State League Champions!