Shrimp Central: Jumbo Shrimp vs Generals May 28, 2017
RHP Chris Mazza starts as Jumbo Shrimp wrap up homestand
The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp will wrap up their 10-game homstand by facing the Jackson Generals at 6:35 p.m. ET.
The Generals ended Jacksonville’s seven-game winning streak last night by defeating the Jumbo Shrimp 4–2 last night.
Below are video highlights from last night’s game, as well as the radio recap with highlights from last night’s Jumbo Shrimp Network broadcast.
Marco LaNave also visited with last night’s acting manager Jesus Merchan in the clubhouse (Randy Ready was away at his son’s high school graduation).
We also had a special night of visitors join us on the Jumbo Shrimp Network, presented by Community First.
First for “Golf Night” we were joined by PGA Tour golfer Jim Furyk, who spoke with us on behalf of The Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation.
Then later in the fifth inning the President of Minor League Baseball Pat O’Connor stopped by to give his thoughts on the state of the game.
The Jumbo Shrimp conclude their series with Jackson at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, when Jumbo Shrimp right-hander Mike Kickham (1–3) is scheduled to face Generals left-hander Josh Taylor (3–3).
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for Navy Mutual Military Appreciation Night. Presented by Navy Mutual Life Insurance, veterans, active, retired and former military and their dependents receive free general admission or reserved tickets. All attendees with the military member must be present, and the member show an active military or veteran ID, at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office to receive free tickets. The Jumbo Shrimp will wear their camo jerseys in honor of the military. Any fan can purchase a $5 reserved ticket, using the promo code “funday” at www.jaxshrimp.com.
Baptist Health Sunday Family FUNday begins with pregame catch on the field and concludes with kids 12 and under running the bases after the game. Free face painting, balloon animals, and Ninja Turtle characters will be on the concourse. It is also MiLB Sun Saftey Initiative Day.
Get ready for the game with this edition of “Shrimp Show.”
Tonight on our pregame show “Shrimp on Deck” we’ll hear this edition of “This Week in Jumbo Shrimp Baseball” by our Jacob Lovelace.
Here are tonight’s official Jumbo Shrimp game notes:
Fans can listen to the game live on the Jumbo Shrimp Network, presented by Community First, with Roger Hoover and Marco LaNave calling the play-by-play. Hoover and LaNave will also host the pregame show “Shrimp on Deck” beginning at 6:20 p.m., and 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:
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.