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LIGHTNING SINGLE GAME TICKETS TO GO ON SALE MONDAY, AUGUST 8

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  Single game tickets for Tampa Bay Lightning games at AMALIE Arena during the 2016-17 regular season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday August 8, the team announced today. Single game tickets can be purchased exclusively online at www.TampaBayLightning.com/tickets, not at the McDonald’s Ticket Office. Season Ticket Members, as well as those […]

Shae Continues on the Road Back

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Atlanta Braves RHP Shae Simmons continues his return from Tommy John Surgery (2015) with a rather long inning on Friday.  Pitching for the GCL Braves against the Tigers East squad Simmons went one inning allowing one run on no hits, walking one and striking out the final three hitters he faced.  Simmons needed 26-pitches to […]

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR NHL/NHLPA LIGHTNING MADE LEARN TO PLAY PROGRAM FOR KIDS AGES 4-8

TAMPA BAY – Registration for the NHL/NHLPA Lightning Made Learn to Play program is now open, the team announced today. The eight-week program will be held at three local rinks from September 24 through November 19 and will be taught by Lightning alumni, staff and local coaches. The Learn to Play program is for kids […]

Santos Five Strong & Urena HR

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RHP Luis Santos went five innings on Thursday in relief giving up four runs on five hits while walking one and striking out eight. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)     1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Lakeland (45-54) 0 1 2 4 1 2 1 0 0 11 11 3 […]

Hall goes to 3-1

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  Lakeland lefty Matt Hall improved to 3-1 on Thursday with six good innings against Dunedin in a 11-6 win.  Hall a sixth round pick in 2015 allowed three runs, two earned on three hits while walking three and striking out eight.  Hall had plenty of support offensively as his teammates stroked five home runs, […]

It’s All-Ford

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Anthony Alford connects for his second triple of the game as Dunedin beat Lakeland 10-9 Wednesday night in Dunedin.  Alford went 3-5 with two triples and a double scoring three times with two RBI.  The Dunedin offence banged out 18-hits in the win.  Alford’s first triple hit the top of the wall in dead center […]

Young ‘Robs’on fro 1st HR

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Canadian Jacob Robson had his first pro homer in his sights except for the efforts of GCL Blue Jays right fielder Chavez Young.  In the top of the third Robson connected off Blue Jays hurler Travis Hosterman on a pitch that appeared headed for the area behind the right field fence.  Young leaped over the […]

D-Jays Rally in 8th

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Dunedin’s Justin Shafer went six innings Tuesday night allowing three run on six hits while walking four and striking out two.  He was not involved in the decision leaving with the game tied at three against Lakeland. Dunedin went on to win scoring two runs in the eighth coming from behind and then holding a […]

ICYMI Interview: Roy Cummings 7-26-16

Sep 13, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) drops back against the Tennessee Titans during the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Roy Cummings talk about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as camp opens, Tony Dungy and the Pro Football Hall of Fame and more…  

Anderson Notches First Pro W

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The Atlanta Braves first pick in this June’s draft Ian Anderson got his first professional win on Monday with his parents, twin brother and younger brother present.  Anderson went five innings in a 5-2 Braves GCL win over the Pirates at Disney.  The 18-year old allowed an unearned run on four hits while walking two […]