Daily Update – May 8th, 2017

Tampa Bay Rays – The Rays (16-17) lost to the Toronto Blue Jays (11-20) 2-1 on Sunday at Tropicana Field. The Rays lost 2 of 3 to Toronto in their weekend series. Game recap from mlb.com here! Tonight the Rays start a series with the Kansas City Royals (10-20) in Tampa, it’ll be Blake Snell for the Rays against Nathan Karns for the Royals. Game Starts at 7:10pm and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Sun. Game preview care of mlb.com here!

Florida Fire Frogs – The Fire Frogs (15-16) got a walk off win, 3-2, over the Clearwater Threshers (19-12) on Sunday at Osceola County Stadium. The win gave the Frogs a series victory over the first place Threshers, 3 games to 1. Game recap from milb.com here! Up next is a trip to Daytona against the Daytona Tortugas (18-13), with game #1 tonight at 7:05pm. As always the game will have a live audio stream available here!

Orlando Pride – The Pride (0-2-2, 4pts) drew FC Kansas City (1-2-1, 4pts) on Sunday, 1-1 in Kansas City. Game recap from orlandocitysc.com here!

Orlando Magic – Orlando Magic Daily takes a look at what the Magic can do in Free Agency with their limited cap space here!

Tampa Bay Buccaneers – AL.com looks at top pick, O.J. Howard’s, first practice with the Bucs here!

UCF Baseball – UCF (33-15) beat Tulane (23-26) 11-1 in New Orleans, giving the team its fourth straight conference series win. Game recap from ucfknights.com here!

UCF Softball – UCF (29-22) beat Tulsa (37-15) 4-3 in Tulsa in their final regular season game of the season. Game recap from ucfknights.com here! The team now heads to the American Athletic Conference Softball Championship tournament, playing East Carolina (25-29) on Thursday in the 2st round.

UCF Women’s Golf – The UCF Women’s Golf team takes their #25 ranking to the NCAA Athens Regional beginning today. UCFKnights.com preview here!

Rollins College Baseball – Rollins (27-20) split a doubleheader against Palm Beach Atlantic (27-23) on Sunday. They lost game #1 6-0, but won game #2 5-4 in West Palm Beach. Game recap from rollinsspoers.com here!

Rollins Men’s Golf – The Rollin’s Men’s Golf team begins play in the NCAA Division II South/SE Super Regional in Muscle Shoals, Alabama today.

Rollin’s Women’s Golf– The Women’s Golf team plays in the NCAA Division II Super Regional starting today as well.

(picture from @FireFrogsBB Twitter)

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Orlando Area Daily Update – April 29th, 2017

Orlando City SC –
Orlando City SC shutout Colorado Rapids 2-0 to move to 6-1-0 on the season. They have now won 4 in a row, and 5 straight at home to start the season. Orlando continues to hold 1st place in the Eastern Conference. http://www.foxsports.com/florida/story/orlando-city-colorado-rapids-score-recap-042917

Orlando Magic –
Might Kevin McHale be the teams next President? – https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2017/04/28/orlando-magic-have-serious-interest-kevin-mchale-team-president/101046024/
Or might it be David Griffin? – http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/orlando-magic/os-sp-orlando-magic-david-griffin-0429-story.html
Of course it may be neither 😛
Tampa Bay Buccaneers –
The Bucs got O.J. Howard TE Alabama (#19), Justin Evans S Texas A&M (#50), Chris Godwin WR Penn State (#84), Kendall Beckwith LB LSU (#107), Jeremy McNichols RB Boise State (#162), Stevie Tu’ikolovatu DT USC (#223) in the NFL Draft. – https://www.si.com/nfl/2017/04/29/tampa-bay-buccaneers-nfl-draft-grades-picks-list

Tampa Bay Rays –
The Rays lost 4-1 in Toronto today, falling to 12-13, and are currently 4th in the AL East. – http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/sports/smoak-homers-blue-jays-beat-rays-4-1-3-game-skid-article-1.3117438

Orlando Pride –
The Pride lost 3-1 on the road to the North Carolina Courage, dropping to 0-2-1 on the
season, and extending their winless streak to 11 games. – http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/orlando-pride-soccer/os-sp-orlando-pride-nc-courage-0430-story.html

Florida Fire Frogs –
The Fire Frogs lost to Lakeland at home 2-1, dropping them to 10-13 on the season. Currently they are tied for 5th in the Florida State League North Division – http://www.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?gid=2017_04_29_lakafa_floafa_1&t=g_box&did=milb&sid=t503

UCF Baseball –
UCF lost 9-4 to Memphis at home today. They play the rubbermatch tomorrow. – http://ucfknights.com/news/2017/4/29/baseball-bitten-by-the-tigers.aspx

UCF Softball –
UCF won 3-2 over the University of Connecticut at home. – http://ucfknights.com/news/2017/4/29/softball-evening-up-the-series.aspx

UCF Rowing –
UCF won all four rowing events today against Miami on Lake Pickett – http://ucfknights.com/news/2017/4/29/rowing-perfect-on-lake-pickett.aspx

Seminole State Raiders Softball –
The Raiders won the first game today, 4-3 over Indian River in the semifinals of the FCSAA State Tournament, but then lost 4-0 to Florida Southwestern in the Winner’s Bracket Finals.
They can still advance to the National Championship if they win the Loser’s Bracket game tomorrow morning at noon. And if they win that game they will play Florida Southwestern again tommorow evening for the State Championship.
A write-up of the game against Florida Southwestern can be found here: http://www.seminolestateraiders.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=34200&ATCLID=211578495