Shrimp Central: Jumbo Shrimp vs. Barons August 5, 2017

Shrimp look for third straight win

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp continue their series with the Birmingham Barons at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville tonight at 6:05 p.m.

Last night Jacksonville started the 10-game homestand in winning fashion, topping the Barons 7–2.

Below are video highlights from last night’s game, as well as the radio recap with highlights from the Jumbo Shrimp Network, presented by Community First.

Marco LaNave visited with our Navy Mutual MVP of the Game Kyle Barrett after the victory.

Marco also visited with Jacksonville manager Randy Ready in the clubhouse.

The Jumbo Shrimp continue their series with Birmingham at 6:05 p.m. Saturday, when Jacksonville right-hander Trevor Richards (3–3) is scheduled to face Barons right-hander Michael Kopech (7–7).

Gates open at 5 p.m. for the Baptist Health & Wolfson Children’s Hospital Backpack Giveaway for the first 1,000 fans. Backpacks include school supplies from Florida Blue, Durham School Services, The Bailey Group, Metro Diner, Thurson Accounting, Flamingo Lake RV Resort, Darley’s Plumbing, Firehouse Subs and Delta Dental. On Family Faith Night, award-winning Christian musical artist Josh Wilson will perform a postgame concert on the first-base dugout. Superheroes will be at the ballpark for Superhero Weekend.

On Florida Blue Night, visit the interactive truck outside the ballpark, photo booth in the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Kids Zone, and free face painter and character artist on the concourse. Former Jaguars quarterback and American Civility Association 2017 Kindness Hero of the Year Mark Brunell will throw a ceremonial first pitch.

Get ready for the game with today’s episode of “Shrimp Show.”

Here are tonight’s official Jumbo Shrimp game notes:

Fans can listen to the game live on the Jumbo Shrimp Network, with Roger Hoover and Marco LaNave providing play-by-play. Hoover and LaNave will will also host the pregame show “Shrimp on Deck” beginning at 5:50 p.m., the game can be heard locally on FM 100.3 The Biz and AM 1600, on the TuneIn Radio app, as well as online by clicking the link below:

http://milb.streamguys1.com/jacksonvillejumboshrimp

ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are beginning a new era of affordable family fun with the 2017 season presented by Community First Credit Union at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. With a new lineup of ticket and group options, there is a reason for everyone to get part of the action by calling the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358–2846 or visiting www.jaxshrimp.com.