Friday, July 20, 2007

Welcome Back Football

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

Tonight's Lineup
Burgamy, LF; Golson, CF; Blalock, DH; Slayden, RF; Marson, C; Donald, SS; Harris, 1B; Harman, 2B; Made, 3B

Tonight's starting pitcher is Myers.

Phillies pitcher Brett Myers will be starting tonight as part of a rehab assignment.

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 tonight. 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.

Extra! Extra!
It's another St. Petersburg Times Family Friday. Check your local St. Petersburg Times for the coupon that gets you 4 Field Box seats, 4 hot dogs, 4 sodas, and 4 bags of chips for only $25!

TV Time
Updated at 11:18am: Tonight's ballgame against the Blue Jays is scheduled to be broadcast live on Catch 47. Catch 47 is only on Bright House Networks.

First Place on the Horizon
The Threshers could take first place away from the Yankees tonight with a win over the Blue Jays and a Yankees loss in their game against the Flying Tigers. The Threshers are 8-2 in their last 10 games.

Shut 'em Down
Andrew Carpenter picked up his league-leading eleventh win of the season yesterday against the Blue Jays. He struck out 10 batters and gave up only three hits en route to a complete game shutout.

Double Trouble
Greg Golson and Lou Marson both went 2 for 4 with an RBI. All four hits were doubles.

Quick Game
Last night's game against the Blue Jays lasted two hours and nine minutes. That was the quickest nine-inning game at Bright House Networks Field since April 29 (2:07).

Recent Moves
Jeremy Slayden was activated from the disabled list on July 13. Brett Harker (July 13) and Ben Pfinsgraff (July 14) were placed on the disabled list. Shaun Boyd was promoted to Reading while Cory Willey was sent back from Reading on July 15.

What's Next?
The Threshers hit the road for a two-game series in Dunedin on July 21 and 22. They follow that up with a three-game series in Tampa. The Threshers return home on Thursday, July 26 for a three-game homestand against the Sarasota Reds.

Bobblehead Mania
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.

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