Posts Tagged Florida

Gordon’s inside-the-park homer helps Marlins beat Giants 5-3

Miami Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (21), center fielder Marcell Ozuna, center, and right fielder Ichiro Suzuki celebrate after the Marlins defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-3 in a baseball game, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI (AP) — Celebrating his first home run of the year, Dee Gordon trotted to the dugout wearing a grin and a jersey caked with dirt, thanks to his headfirst slide.

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Salazar backed by 3 HRs, Indians beat Rays 6-2

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar throws to home plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla., Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Danny Salazar pitched two-hit ball for 7 2-3 innings and the Cleveland Indians backed him with three home runs to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 Tuesday night.

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Daytona offers American flags in exchange program

A number of flags, including a Confederate themed one,  fly atop RV's in a campground outside the track during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Friday, June 26, 2015, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.

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Rays sign first-round draft pick Garrett Whitley

Tampa Bay Rays first-round draft pick Garrett Whitley takes batting practice after signing his contract before a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in St. Petersburg, Fla., Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have signed first-round pick Garrett Whitley, the 13th overall selection in this year’s baseball draft.

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Casey McGehee designated for assignment by Giants

MIAMI (AP) — Casey McGehee, the NL Comeback Player of the Year in 2014, will need another comeback.

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