Shrimp Central: Jumbo Shrimp vs M-Braves May 19, 2017
Marlins LHP Jeff Locke makes rehab start for Jacksonville
Tonight the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp look to put an end to a three-game losing streak, as they face the Mississippi Braves at 7:05 p.m. at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
Last night Mississippi claimed the first game in the series 6–4, thanks in large part to a grand slam homer by Carlos Franco in the fifth inning.
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 Jacksonville manager Randy Ready in the clubhouse.
The Jumbo Shrimp continue their series with Mississippi at 7:05 p.m. Friday, when Marlins left-hander Jeff Locke makes a rehab start for Jacksonville, facing Braves left-hander Kolby Allard (4–1).
Fans may visit any participating NAPA AutoCare Center to get a FREE general admission ticket for the game, which will be followed by NAPA AutoCare Family Fireworks. The Jumbo Shrimp will wear red “Bold City” jerseys on Red Shirt Friday, and fans who wear red can save $1 per ticket at the box office, or donate the $1 to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. Sgt. Scampi returns as the third-inning bat dog. Gates open at 6 p.m. for Miller Lite Happy Hour, presented in part by Wild Wing Café, with Miller Lite beer specials in the new Craft Cave inside the third-base gate until 7:30 p.m. The Wheelhouse Chef’s Table will include a buffet in the suite-level lounge open to all fans for $15 per plate. The game is also presented by WEJZ Lite 96.1.
Get ready for the game with this edition of “Shrimp Show.”
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 6:50 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.