Tag: Ft. Myers Deputies

Rivera Spins Shutout Against Ft. Myers

Today was Tony Rivera’s turn in the rotation for the Ocala Sharks and he made the most of it, shutting out the Ft. Myers Deputies on 4 hits.

The 20-year-old right-hander led the Sharks to an easy 7-0 victory, allowing 1 walk and tallying 7 strikeouts.

“I hope we miss him next time,” Ft. Myers manager Johnny McNeely said. “Rivera certainly pitched a strong game against us today. He was in a groove, throwing everything for strikes. Throwing hard. Changing speeds.”

In 7 starts this year Rivera has fashioned a 2-4 record and a 3.08 ERA.

FRL Week #2: Sluggers Take Lead

The Clearwater Sluggers (Louisville) bashed their way to the top of the Florida Rookie League’s Weekly Team Power Rankings after demolishing the Tampa Fighting Moose and the Lakeland Salts in back-to-back series sweeps. The Sluggers improve to 9-3 to take command of the Gulf Coast League’s Chris Felix Division. Continue reading “FRL Week #2: Sluggers Take Lead”