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Archive for the ‘Montgomery Biscuits’ Category

COLUMN: Biscuits promise more bang for buck

A new promotion this year at Biscuits games is the new trackless train that will carry kids for a ride. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(April 6, 2018)

There was more on display that just the Montgomery Biscuits.

The 2018 season opener was held at Riverwalk Stadium on Thursday night and new team owner Lou DiBella – or at least, his business acumen – was on display as much as anything that happened on the field. And you have to give the boxing promoter some credit. Fans entering the stadium were given a “Cookbook,” a souvenir program listing the week’s games with the Biloxi Shuckers and the season schedule that included every promotion planned through the final home game on Aug. 28.

COLUMN: Perfect night with perfect rivalry creates record-breaking combination

A record crowd looks on at Riverwalk Stadium as Alabama and Auburn meet in the annual Capital City Classic on Tuesday. (Staff Photo)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor
(March 28, 2018)

Fascinating.
It’s always the case when a combination works to near-perfection.

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers… Batman and Robin… Peanut butter and Jelly.  It all works but no one seems to know exactly why.

The annual Capital City Classic has the same merit and, for the most part, can be explained.

Tuesday’s final score, 5-2 in favor of Auburn, may be the most significant numbers to most.  But “7,719” makes that hollow in comparison.

PREP CAPSULES: Season openers highlighted by classic rivalries

Staff Report
(August 24, 2017)

It begins.

For the next 11 weeks, Friday nights (as well as many Thursdays and a couple of Saturdays) will be about high school football, leading up to the Super 7 playoffs.

Former Russell County star Rasmus to rehab with Biscuits

Former Russell County star Colby Rasmus will have a rehab stint with the Biscuits beginning Saturday. (Photo courtesy Toronto Star)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor
(April 20, 2017)

Former Russell County star Colby Rasmus is headed "home" for a rehab stint with the Montgomery Biscuits.

Rasmus is rehabilitating a hip injury after undergoing surgery in October 2016. A 9 year MLB veteran, he has appeared in more than 1,000 games, with 156 career home runs. He was selected in the first round of the 2005 Major Leage Baseball Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals and has played for three MLB clubs before joining the Rays in January.

COLUMN: Biscuits season openers now playing second fiddle

Former big league stars turned coaches Dan DeMent (7), Gary Redus (20) and current Biscuits pitcher Hunter Wood participate in the opening ceremonies of the season debut on Thursday. (Photo by Drew Gayle)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor
(April 7, 2017)

Thursday night was the season opener for the Montgomery Biscuits, the 14th in team history.

Based on attendance, you had better things to do.

Maybe, in the words of a long-gone actor from a now unpopular (as well as politically incorrect) movie – you don’t give a damn.

Indeed, it seems like Opening Night for the grand game of baseball is gone with the wind.

Biscuits ‘17 roster includes several returning players

Brent Honeywell is considered the second rated prospect in the Rays organization. (Photo courtesy MILB)

Contributed
(April 5, 2017)

Seven of the Tampa Bay Rays’ Top 30 prospects will be featured on the Montgomery Biscuits 2017 Opening Day Roster, which was announced by the Rays on Tuesday.

Of the talented, young group that makes up nearly a quarter of Tampa Bay’s top minor leaguers, the Rays No. 2 prospect, Brent Honeywell, and No. 9 prospect, Justin Williams, highlight the club.

NOTES: Biscuits set for Opening Night; ASU star named POY

Combined Reports
(April 4, 2017)

The Montgomery Biscuits will open the 2017 campaign against the Biloxi Shuckers (Brewers) on Thursday at Riverwalk Stadium…Alabama State University senior Britney Wright added another piece of hardware for the 2016-17 season, named the BOXTOROW Division I National Player of the Year.

Tickets for annual Capital City Classic now on sale

Contributed
(January 23, 2017)

The ninth-annual MAX Capital City Classic returns to Riverwalk Stadium on March 28 when the Auburn Tigers take on the Alabama Crimson Tide.

COLUMN: Biscuits home opener features big-time prospects, still lacks splash

Biscuits shortstop Willie Adames fields a throw at second as M-Braves shortstop Ozzie Albies slides to the bag in the home opener for Montgomery on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy Cory Diaz/Wetumpka Herald)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(April 13, 2016)

There were a few things missing on Tuesday night at Riverwalk Stadium.

The Montgomery Biscuits held their 13th home opener on a slightly chillier than normal opening night and dropped the Mississippi Braves 7-2 but it didn’t quite have the same feel as most previous home openers because a few things were missing.

Biscuits 2016 roster loaded with top prospects

Willy Adames is one of the top prospects in the Tampa organization and will begin the season with the Biscuits. (Photo courtesy MILB)

Staff Report
(April 5, 2016)

Nine of the Tampa Bay Rays’ Top 30 prospects will feature on the Montgomery Biscuits 2016 Opening Day Roster, which was announced by the Rays on Tuesday morning. Of the talented, young group that makes up nearly a third of Tampa Bay’s top minor leaguers, the Rays number three prospect, Willy Adames, and number five prospect, Jake Bauers, highlight the club.

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Thursday
CBASE - SEC Tournament, Hoover (SEC Network - click for bracket)
CBASE - Auburn vs Texas A&M, 4:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
SLBASE - Biscuits at Chattanooga (Twins), 6:15 p.m.
Friday
CBASE - SEC Tournament, Hoover (SEC Network - click for bracket)
CBASE - Auburn vs TBA (SEC Network)
CSOFT - NAIA Tourney: Faulkner vs Freed-Hardeman, 11 a.m. (Clermont, Fla.)
CSOFT - NCAA Super Regional: Alabama at Washington, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)
SLBASE - Biscuits at Chattanooga (Twins), 6:15 p.m.
Saturday
CBASE - SEC Tournament, Hoover (SEC Network - click for bracket)
CBASE - NAIA World Series: Faulkner vs TBA, 1 p.m. (Lewiston, Idaho)
CSOFT - NCAA Super Regional: Alabama at Washington, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
CSOFT - NAIA Tourney: Faulkner vs TBA (Clermont, Fla.)
SLBASE - Biscuits at Chattanooga (Twins), 6:15 p.m.
 

 

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