Jacksonville’s Opening Day Was a Blast!

It’s tough to overemphasize just how important Opening Day is to the many small & medium-sized cities that host Minor League Baseball. Years of tradition & civic pride all wrapped into one great celebration. I’ve been to many over the years. It’s just the best thing to see. Opening Night in Jacksonville proved that it... Continue Reading →

Minor League Playoffs in 2021? Maybe So!

Interesting story from Baseball America's JJ Cooper (no relation) this morning that minor league teams have been told to leave dates open at the end of September for the possibility of...playoffs! That's right. Now that the Covid-19 levels have dropped significantly, the end-of-season dates that were being held for make-up games might now be used... Continue Reading →

Looking Back and Looking Forward

We are now one full week into the 2021 Minor League season, so let’s take a quick step back and take a look at where the Jumbo Shrimp currently stand in the Triple-A East Southeast Division (that’s still a mouthful). Southeast Division standings - games thru May 9, 2021 Yes, this is but a small... Continue Reading →

Happy Minor League Opening Day!

I woke up super early this morning preparing to jump feet first into the Opening Day celebrations. I could not wait! Alas, it turned out to be one of those days when the real-world of work took over life and relegated the fun until, well, now. So, as I sit here and binge on the... Continue Reading →

Look at this Magnificent Jumbo Shrimp Roster!

We finally know who we will be spending our summer watching at 121 Financial Ballpark. The Jumbo Shrimp released their preliminary roster today and it includes three of the top Marlins prospects: Lewin DíazJesús SánchezBraxton Garrett The roster also features nine players with Major League Baseball experience. I have little doubt that some of the... Continue Reading →

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