Daily Update – May 9th, 2017

Tampa Bay Rays – The Rays (16-18) fell to the Kansas City Royals (11-20), 7-3 on Monday in Tampa Bay. Despite a good start by Nathan Karns (6 1/3 Inn, 10 Ks, 6 H, 2 R), 4 errors by the team led to the loss. MLB.com recap here! The series continues today at 7:10pm in Tampa, with Matt Andriese (2-1 3.09 ERA) going for the Rays against Chris Young (0-0 4.22 ERA) for the Royals. The game will be on Fox Sports Sun, MLB.com preview here!

Steve Contorno with the Tampa Bay Times looks at the struggle the Rays have had in getting a new stadium here!

Florida Fire Frogs – The Fire Frogs (16-16) beat The Daytona Tortugas (18-14) in Daytona on Monday, 9-2 on the strength of a 7-run 6th inning. MiLB game recap here! The teams will play in Daytona again today at 7:05pm, with live streaming audio available here!

Josh Jackson of MiLB.com takes a look at the hot start of Frogs Catcher, Alex Jackson here! Jackson currently leads the Florida State League in homeruns with 10 and is hitting .295 with 27 RBI’s through the first 32 games of the season.

Shaq – Shaquille O’Neal announced yesterday that he plans to run for Sherriff in 2020. He hasn’t decided where he is running for sheriff yet though, Paul Wesley Sullivan of Fox 19 has coverage here!

Tampa Bay Lightning – Will Clewis of BoltsByTheBay.com has a look at how the Bolts might use the 14th Overall Draft pick this June here!

UCF Women’s Golf – After Round 1 of the NCAA Athens Regional, the UCF Women’s Golf team is currently in a tie for 11th place. UCFKnights.com coverage here! The tournament continues today.

Rollins Men’s Golf – After round 1 of the NCAA Division II South/Southeast Regionals the Tars are in 20th spot, rollinssports.com coverage here! Round 2 continues today.

Rollins Women’s Golf – After round 1 of the NCAA Division II Super Region 2 Tournament, the Tars sit 5th and are within striking distance of the leaders as the tournament continues today. Rollinssports.com coverage here!

Central Florida Sports Commission – The NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship will be hosted in Central Florida at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida May 16-19. Ncaa.com has coverage of the announcement of the teams and individuals selected to compete here!

(Picture from @FireFrogsBB Twitter)

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Author: mcengelbart

UF Graduate (B.S. Sport Management April 2017)

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