Thursday, July 19, 2007

The Dunedin Blue Jays return to Bright House Networks Field

Game Time: 7:00pm      Gates Open: 6:00pm

Tonight's Lineup

Familiar Foes
The Threshers and Blue Jays have met up 12 times so far this season. The Threshers lead the season series 8-4.

Hot Bats
Clearwater hitters are batting .304 against Dunedin. Jeremy Slayden has played in 11 of the games against the Blue Jays this year and has 14 hits in 40 at-bats which is good for a .350 batting average. He also has nine RBIs against Blue Jays pitchers.

Bobblehead Mania
The Cole Hamels bobblehead, sponsored by Buena Vista Hotel, is set to be given out today (Thursday, July 19). The Chase Utley bobblehead, sponsored by the St. Petersburg Times, is the last of the 2007 Bobblehead Series. It is scheduled to be given away on Friday, July 27.

Quench your Thirst
It's Thirsty Thursday where all drinks are 2 for 1.

Silver Sharks Club Meets Tonight
It's Silver Sharks Night. Seniors 55 and over receive 2 for 1 Senior Field Box tickets on Thursdays. That's 2 tickets for just $4.

Game Changing Triple
Jason Donald's triple in the eighth inning scored two runs and gave the Threshers a 4-2 lead over the Mets yesterday. He scored the fifth and final run of the afternoon after Clay Harris singled.

Striking Out
Josh Outman's 12 strikeouts yesterday were his most in a game this season. He struck out 12 batters in a game once last season with Lakewood.

Blalock Returns
Jake Blalock scored one run in his first game back with the Threshers on Wednesday.

Another Delay
The game yesterday was delayed in the fifth inning again. This time due a rain shower. The delay only lasted 23 minutes.

Racking up the Honors
Jason Donald was named Phillies Minor League Player of the Week for July 9-15. He also won this award in Week 4 (April 30 - May 6). Donald was the Phillies Minor League Player of the Month award winner in May prior to his promotion to Clearwater from Lakewood.

Football is Around the Corner
Celebrate the return of football, get 2 for 1 box seats, and drink specials at Frenchy's Tiki Pavilion by wearing your favorite team's jersey to the game on Friday, July 20. Be one of the first 1,000 guests through the gate and get a football! Also, former Florida State star and current Tampa Bay Buccaneer Greg Spires will be on hand to sign autographs from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

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