Daily Update – May 18th, 2017

Sorry about yesterday, time was not my friend, but I’m back with a double sized recap and preview today.

Orlando City SC – Orlando (6-3-2, 20pts) played the San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-4, 16pts) to a 1-1 draw last night in San Jose. OrlandoCitySC.com recap here! Next up for the Lions will be New York City FC in Orlando Sunday at 7pm.

Orlando Magic – Magic get the 6th draft pick in the draft lottery. Speculation continues to run rampant over who the Magic will hire on as new Team President, with it seeming the Magic really want David Griffin for the jobs. Mike Bianchi from OrlandoSentinel.com covers the story here!

Tampa Bay Rays – The Rays (21-22) won 2 in a row against the Cleveland Indians (20-19), 6-4 on Tuesday (MLB.com recap here!) and 7-4 on Wednesday (MLB.com recap here!). The Rays head back home now to start a series with the New York Yankees (24-13) on Friday.

Florida Fire Frogs – The Frogs (18-22) dropped 2 in a row to the Tampa Yankees (19-21), 3-0 on Tuesday (MiLB.com recap here!) and 4-1 Wednesday (MLB.com recap here!). Today is the final game of the series. It starts at 7:05pm at Osceola County Stadium and live audio streaming will be available here!

Orlando Solar Bears – The 2017-18 schedule is out for the Solar Bears. The season will open on the road October 14th, and will have their home opener on Oct 28th against the Atlanta Gladiators. The full schedule can be found here!

UCF Baseball – The Knights (36-17) lost to Florida Atlantic (31-18-1) 9-4 on Wednesday. UCFKnights.com recap here! Now UCF plays South Florida in a 3-game series to end the regular season beginning today, with the American Conference title on the line. UCFKnights.com preview, including title scenarios here!

UCF Men’s Golf – The Knights won the NCAA College Grove Regional and will be heading to the NCAA Championships May 26-31 in Sugar Grove, Illinois. UCFKnights.com recap here!

Seminole State Women’s Golf – The Raiders are in 2nd place, 16 strokes back from Daytona State heading into the final day of the NJCAA National Tournament Thursday. SeminoleStateRaiders.com recap here!

(Photo for @OrlandoCitySC Twitter)

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Daily Update 5/14/17

(Sorry for the lateness kinda slept in today.)

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mom’s out there!

Orlando City SC – Orlando City (6-3-1, 19pts) ended up with a 2-2 draw against Sporting Kansas City (5-2-4, 19pts) on Saturday night in Orlando. This ended the streak of 6 straight home wins to open the season and new stadium, but The Lions have still not lost at home. Larin and Kaka both scored for Orlando City. Game recap from orlandocitysc.com here! Orlando City heads to San Jose to take on the Earthquakes Wednesday at 10:30pm.

Tampa Bay Rays – Rays (18-21) lost to the Red Sox (19-17) in Boston 6-3 Saturday. MLB.com game recap here! The two will match up in the rubber match today at 1:35pm from Fenway. MLB.com game preview here! The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Sun.

Florida Fire Frogs – The Fire Frogs (18-19) lost 4-1 to the Flying Tigers (18-19) in Lakeland, losing the series 2 games to 1. MiLB game recap here! The team has Mother’s Day off, and play next at Osceola County Stadium on Monday against the Tampa Yankees (16-21).

Orlando Pride – The Pride (0-2-2, 4pts) return to Orlando City Stadium today against the North Carolina Courage (4-0-0, 12 pts), looking for their elusive first win of the season as they take on the top team in the league. Game preview from OrlandoCitySc.com here! The game starts at 5pm and will be streamed live online at go90.com.

Orlando City B – Orlando City B (3-3-3, 12 pts) shutout FC Cincinnati (2-4-3, 9pts) 2-0 on Saturday in Cincinnati. Game recap from OrlandoCitySC.com here!

UCF Baseball – UCF (36-15) won 3-1 over Cincinnati (26-25) on Saturday to stay in a 1st place tie with Houston in the conference. UCFKnights game recap here! The two play the final game of the series today as UCF looks for the sweep at 12pm. The game will be broadcast on 96.9 the game in Orlando.

UCF Women’s Track & Field – UCF Won another medal, Jhane’ Carter won a Bronze in the shot put, and advanced 4 more athletes to Sunday’s finals at the American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships on Saturday. A recap of the day’s events can be found at UCFKnights.com here!

UCF Women’s Rowing – The UCF Rowing team won its 3rd straight American Athletic Conference title on Saturday, sweeping all six events in Sarasota on Saturday. UCFKNights.com recap here!

Rollin’s Rowing – The Tars finished 5th in the C Level Final of the Dad Vail Regatta which ended the team’s season. Recap from rollinssports.com here!

(Photo from @OrlandoCitySC twitter)

Daily Update, May 13th, 2017

Orlando City SC – Orlando City (6-3-0, 18pts) return home after losing 2 in a row on the road to face Sporting Kansas City (5-2-3, 18pts) today at Orlando City Stadium at 7pm. Orlando City is perfect at home on the season, looking for its 6th consecutive home win since the new stadium opened. OrlandoCitySC.com preview here! The match will be on TV 27.

Tampa Bay Rays – The Rays (18-2) beat the Boston Red Sox (18-17) at Fenway Park Friday, 5-4. MLB.com game recap here! The two meet again today at 1:05pm in Boston. Game preview from MLB.com here!

Florida Fire Frogs – The Fire Frogs (18-18) lost 5-1 to the Lakeland Flying Tigers (17-19) in Lakeland on Friday. MiLB.com recap here! The rubber match of the 3-game series is today at 6pm in Lakeland. As always live streaming audio will be available here! Carlos Castro, who was leading the team in batting average is heading to the Disabled List after being hit by a pitch Wednesday. He will be replaced by Outfielder, J.B. Moss. MiLB.com story here!

Orlando City B – B plays on the road today against FC Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium. Match preview here! The match starts at 4pm and will be streamed on YouTube here!

UCF Baseball – The Knights (35-15) beat Cincinnati (26-24) 16-2 in Cincinnati on Friday. The win puts UCF in 1st place in the American Conference. Game recap from ucfknights.com here! The series will continue today at 4pm and will be broadcast on FM 96.9 The Game in Orlando.

UCF Women’s Track & Field – Chelsea Goburne captured the Silver in the hammer throw and Anne-Marie Blaney captured the silver in the 10,000 meter run at the 2017 American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships. Recap of the full days events here! The Championships continue today.

UCF Men’s Tennis – The UCF Men’s Tennis Team (#28) fell to Louisville (#42) 4-3 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Ohio State on Friday. This will end the teams season. Recap from UCFKnights.com here!

UCF Women’s Rowing – The American Championship continues today in Sarasota for the Women’s Rowing team.

Rollin’s Baseball – The Tars (27-23) lost both games of a double header to Tampa (37-12) in Tampa Friday. Tampa won with scores of 3-1 and 9-4, recap from RollinsSports.com here! This ends the Tars 2017 season.

Rollin’s Rowing – The Tars continue to compete in the 2017 Dad Vail Regatta today.

(Official Orlando City SC Gameday poster from OrlandoCitySC.com, artist: Patricia Mesquita )

Daily Update – May 10, 2017

Tampa Bay Rays – Rays (16-19) fell to the Kansas City Royals (12-20) in Tampa Wednesday, 7-6 in 12 innings. MLB.com game recap here! The two teams will play the final game of this 3-game set tonight at 7:10pm in Tampa. The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Sun, MLB.com game preview here!

Florida Fire Frogs – The Daytona Tortugas (19-14) beat the Fire Frogs (16-17) yesterday, 2-1 in Daytona Beach. MiLB.com game recap here! The final game of the three game series will be this morning at 10:35am in Daytona. Live streaming audio for the game will be available here!

Orlando City SC – Orlando City founder, Phil Rowlins, is moving out of Orlando. He is going into semi-retirement but will keep his position as Life President of Orlando City SC and still represent the Lions at MLS meetings and functions. Mike Bianchi has a good interview with Rowlins at OrlandoSentinel.com here!

Atlanta Braves (Spring Training) – The Sarasota County Commission approved partial funding for a new training camp for the Braves, if the rest of the funding is found, the Braves will no longer have spring training in Orlando, and move to Sarasota in 2019. BallparkDigest has more details here!

UCF Baseball – UCF (33-15) head to Miami to take on the Hurricanes (24-23) today. UCFKnights.com preview here! The game starts at 7pm tonight and live streaming audio will be available here!

UCF Softball – UCF (29-22) takes on East Carolina (25-29) in the first round of the The American Championship conference tournament today in Greenville, North Carolina, at 1pm. UCFKnights.com preview here!

UCF Women’s Golf – UCF had a better day Tuesday at the NCAA Athens Regional tournament, hitting a combined 299, compared with a 304 Monday, but are still tied for 11th overall. The top six teams will advance to the NCAA Championship, and today is the final round of the regionals. UCFKnights.com recap of round 2 here!

Rollin’s Men’s Golf – Rollins hit a combined 295 on Tuesday in the NCAA Division II South/SE Region Tournament, and moved up to 19th overall. Rollinssports.com recap here! The third and final round of the tournament is today.

Rollin’s Women’s Golf – Rollins remained in 5th place in the NCAA Division II Super Region Tournament after the 2nd round Tuesday. Rollinssports.com recap here! Third round of the tournament will be today.

(Photo from @RollinsSports Twitter)

Daily Update – May 7th, 2017

Orlando City SC – Orlando City (6-3-0, 18 pts) lost to the Houston Dynamo (5-3-1, 16 pts) in Houston yesterday by a score of 4-0. Game recap from orlandocitysc.com here!

Tampa Bay Rays – The Rays (16-16) beat the Toronto Blue Jays (10-20) in Tampa, 6-1 yesterday. Logan Morrison hit a big 2-run homer in the 3rd, and Jake Odorizzi struck out 6 while giving up just 3 hits in 7 innings for the win. Game recap from mlb.com here! The two teams will play again Sunday afternoon in Tampa, starting at 1:10pm with the broadcast on Fox Sports Sun. Game preview from mlb.com here!

Florida Fire Frogs – The Fire Frogs (14-16) win streak came to an end at 4 as the Clearwater Threshers (19-11) beat them 7-4 on Saturday at Osceola County Stadium. Milb.com game recap here! The two teams will match up again today at 5:05pm for Pirates & Princesses Day at Osceola County Stadium. Live streaming audio of the game will be available here!

Orlando Pride – The Pride (0-2-1, 1pt) take on FC Kansas City (1-2-0, 3pts) in Kansas City at 6pm Sunday night. Game preview from orlandocitysc.com here! You can live stream the game here!

UCF Baseball – UCF (32-15) lost to Tulane (23-25) in New Orleans on Saturday by a score of 4-3. Ucfknights.com recap available here! The two teams meet again on Sunday at 2pm with live streaming on the American Digital Network, as well as on the radio in the Orlando area on FM 96.9 The Game.

UCF Softball – UCF (28-22) beat Tulsa (37-14) 2-0 in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday. Ucfknights.com game recap available here! UCF will face Tulsa again on Sunday at 1pm in their final game of the season. Live video of the game will be available here!

Rollins College Baseball – The Tars (26-19) defeated Palm Beach Atlantic (25-22) 5-4 on Saturday in West Palm Beach. Game recap from rollinssports.com here! The Tars will play a doubleheader against Palm Beach today, with game #1 starting at noon in West Palm Beach.

(Photograph from @RaysBaseball Twitter)

Daily Update May 6th, 20157

Orlando City SC – Orlando City (6-2-0, 18pts) heads to Houston to take on the Houston Dynamos (4-3-1, 13 pts.) tonight. Orlandocitysc.com game preview available here! The game will be broadcast live on TV 27 at 8pm. Can the Lions rebound from the loss to Toronto on Wednesday?

Tampa Bay Rays – The Toronto Blue Jays (10-19) defeated the Rays (15-16) 8-4 last night in Tampa. Game recap from mlb.com here! The two will play again today in Tampa starting at 4:10pm. Game preview from MLB.com here! The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Sun.

Florida Fire Frogs – The Fire Frogs (14-15) beat the Clearwater Threshers (18-11) 17-11 last night. Game recap here! The two will play again today at Osceola County Stadium at 7:05pm. Tonight’s game is Bark in the Park day, so bring your dog! Live streaming audio of the game will be available here!

UCF Baseball – UCF (32-14) defeated Tulane (22-25) 11-4 in New Orleans yesterday. UCFKnights game recap here! The two teams will meet again today at 5:00pm for game 2 of this 3 game series. Live streaming audio will be available here!

UCF Softball – UCF (27-22) fell to Tulsa (37-13) 3-0 in Tulsa yesterday, UCFKnights recap here! The two play again today at 4:00pm in Tulsa. Live video of the game will be streaming here!

(Photo from @MiLB Twitter)

Daily Update, April 4, 2017

Orlando City SC – The Lions (6-0-2, 18pts) fell to Toronto FC (4-4-1, 16pts) in Toronto 2-1 on Wednesday night. Highlights and recap can be found on ESPN FC here!

Tampa Bay Rays – The Tampa Bay Rays (14-15) lost to the Miami Marlins (12-14) 10-6 in Tampa yesterday. Game recap on rays.mlb.com here! Tampa can win the Citrus Series if they beat the Marlins today in Tampa at 7:10pm tonight at The Trop. Game preview from MLB.com here!

Florida Fire Frogs – Fire Frogs (12-15) swept a doubleheader against the Palm Beach Cardinals (14-12) on Wednesday, winning 8-1 in game 1, and 5-0 in game 2. The two teams will play again this morning at 10:30am in Jupiter. Read a game recap on MiLB.com here!

Orlando Solar Bears – The Orlando Magic and DeVos family have announced they will be buying the Orlando Solar Bears. Read about it on FoxSports.com here!

UCF Softball – UCF Softball (27-21) swept a doubleheader against Bethune-Cookman (21-31) yesterday in Daytona Beach. Recaps of the games can be found here! They will play Tulsa in Tulsa today at 6pm.

UCF Men’s Tennis – Korey Lovett, Junior, has been selected to compete in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Tournament. This is the first time UCF has had a player selected for the tournament. Lovett currently is ranked 43rd and has a 14-8 record on the season. Read about it at ucfknights.com here!

Orlando City Stadium – An important USMNT World Cup qualifier game will be played in Orlando at Orlando City Stadium in October against Panama. Read about it on Si.com here!