This week’s upcoming featured game of the week is:
South Florida Rays
Last week’s game between these 2 teams was rained out.
8/11/13 – South Miami High School @ 9:00 am
Diamondbacks Jay Habacht RBI hit from match up vs Rays 1/27/13
This match up features 2 teams in the Senior Division battling for a playoff spot. There are several Diamondbacks players that have played for manager Jay Auriemma and The Rays in previous seasons. Diamondbacks manager and starting pitcher Jay Habacht was the starting pitcher for the Rays in the Fall 2011 season before starting the expansion Diamondbacks in Spring 2012.
Players who previously played for The Rays are:
Jay Habacht – manager and starting pitcher
Larry Hernandez – starting 1st baseman, hits 2nd in the batting lineup
Andy Chavarriaga – starting catcher, hits 3rd in the batting lineup
Ernie Diaz – hits 9th in the batting lineup, plays 2nd base and 1st base
Jake Marder – starting right fielder, currently hitting .667
Sunday’s game is crucial for both teams. There are currently 8 teams fighting for 4 playoff spots. Neither team can afford a loss as we head into the final stretch of the season.
Here are the updated Senior Division standings:
|South Florida Reds||7||1||0||8||.875||14|
|Miami Black Bats||5||4||0||9||.556||10|
|South Florida Rays||4||2||0||6||.667||8|
|Deerfield White Sox||1||8||0||9||.111||2|
These teams have a friendly rivalry and always play great competitive baseball.