Former Warrior goes deep for Stone Crabs

Published 7:07 pm Friday, August 13, 2010

Nansemond River and William and Mary alum Greg Sexton hit a three-run homer and drove in a season-high four runs Thursday as his Charlotte Stone Crabs (Tampa Bay) defeated the Fort Myers Miracle (Minnesota) 8-4 in a Florida State League (single-A) game.

Sexton hit his home run, a drive over Charlotte’s leftfield fence, during a four-run bottom of the first inning. It was Sexton’s third homer of the season.

Sexton, a third baseman, has split time with Charlotte and double-A Montgomery this season. With the Stone Crabs, he’s hitting .290 with 32 RBI and 14 doubles in 73 games.


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This is Sexton’s fourth season in the Tampa Bay farm system after being drafted following his senior year at William and Mary.

Charlotte is 23-24 in the second half of the Florida State League season after winning its division in the first half.