(20)43 ‘Til Infinity

Great news for the city of Jacksonville, the Jumbo Shrimp, and baseball fans throughout northeast Florida: The Jumbo Shrimp will remain in Jacksonville through at least March 2043 after the club signed an extended ballpark lease with the City of Jacksonville. As with any such agreement, it has to be ratified by City Council, but... Continue Reading →

Jumbo Shrimp 2021 Coaching Staff Announced

The Jumbo Shrimp announced their coach staff for the 2021 season this afternoon: Al Pedrique - Manager Jeremy Powell - Pitching Coach  Phil Plantier - Hitting Coach  Danny Black - Defensive Coach Greg Harrel - Athletic trainer Jon Cioffi - Strength & conditioning coach The club looks to be in good hands for the 2021 season. Opening Night on May 4th... Continue Reading →

No…Scampi Isn’t Strange

So I was forwarded this obvious clickbait listicle about the strangest Minor League mascots by a family member the other day, never thinking that it would actually provide something to write about. But as I scrolled through the list, there it was at Number 8: Scampi//Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. Now, I don't know about you, but... Continue Reading →

One and Done

The Jumbo Shrimp's Broadcaster and Media and Public Relations Manager Scott Kornberg is out with a great new article on Shrimp & Grits, otherwise known as the blog WE would write if only a team would hire us to do so. Anyhow, it is entitled "He pitched in only one MLB game, but Al Autry... Continue Reading →

Marlins’ 2021 Top 30 Prospects

Following on from my post earlier today about the bright days ahead for the Marlins and their farm system, Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo from MLB.com have a full and complete look at the Marlins' Top 30 Prospects for 2021. Some very familiar names on the list like Sixto Sanchez, JJ Bleday, and Jazz Chisholm.... Continue Reading →

Marlins Farm System is in the Top 5

MLB Pipeline is out with their brand new rankings of the 30 MLB farm systems. And the Marlins, the parent club of our beloved Jumbo Shrimp, come in at number four overall. This isn’t much of a change from last season, but the future is looking bright for the Marlins. I have no doubt that... Continue Reading →

Getting to Know the Neighbors

With the restructuring of Minor League Baseball in 2021, the International League is now known as "Triple-A East." I know that the vacuous corporate suits at MLB did this to allow for a corporate sponsor of each minor league, but it is so, so bland and just feels wrong. Nevertheless, a complete preview of the... Continue Reading →

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