(Redirected from Lakewood Blue Claws)
- Location: Lakewood, NJ
- League: South Atlantic League 2001-present
- Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies 2001-present
- Ballpark: FirstEnergy Park
- Famous Alumni: Gavin Floyd, Cole Hamels, J.A. Happ, Ryan Howard
The Lakewood BlueClaws began play in the South Atlantic League in 2001. The team is the relocation of the Fayetteville, NC based Cape Fear Crocs. They have been a Philadelphia Phillies farm club for their entire existence. The team captured the league championship in 2006. The BlueClaws play their home games at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, New Jersey. 2005 NL Rookie of the Year and 2006 NL MVP Ryan Howard is a former BlueClaws player, along with Phillies teammate and All-Star pitcher Cole Hamels.