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  • Jumbo Shrimp ballpark job fairs are March 4 & March 9

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - As the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp approach the spring of affordable family fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, they are building their team for a new era of Jacksonville baseball. The team has set two job fair dates for 2017 game day positions - Saturday, March 4, and Thursday, March 9, at the ballpark. Interested candidates may choose to attend either of the job fairs. MORE »
  • Fans select "The Wheelhouse" as new lounge name at Baseball Grounds

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Like the team on the field, the recently renovated suite-level lounge will have a new name and menu at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville this season. After a poll of Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp season ticket holders and sponsors for name ideas and voting, the climate-controlled lounge for all fans is now titled "The Wheelhouse". MORE »
  • Jacksonville alum Gabe Kapler voted into Southern League Hall of Fame

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Former Jacksonville Suns outfielder Gabe Kapler, who won the 1998 Southern League MVP with a record-setting campaign and went on to play 12 major league seasons, will be inducted into the Southern League Hall of Fame this year, the Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs announced on Thursday. MORE »
  • Free Family Movie Night presented by the Jumbo Shrimp and Easy 106.5 is Feb. 24 at the Baseball Grounds

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Affordable family fun does not have to wait for baseball season at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, Easy 106.5 and Jacksonville Moms Blog will show a free-admission screening of Finding Dory on Friday, Feb. 24, on the high-definition video board at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. MORE »
  • Jumbo Shrimp open registration for Feb. 23 National Anthem Auditions

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - As the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp prepare to open their schedule of 70 home games on April 12, the team is inviting the talent of Northeast Florida to audition to perform the National Anthem before a Jumbo Shrimp home game this season. Individuals and groups can now register for the Feb. 23 National Anthem auditions, to be held at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. MORE »
  • Southpaw, Sweet Pete's present Jumbo Shrimp Sweetheart Surprise

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Make this Valentine's Day one to remember and surprise your sweetheart with delicious Sweet Pete's candy and a gift from the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, with special delivery by Jumbo Shrimp mascot and top dog, Southpaw. MORE »
  • Jumbo Shrimp set Feb. 9 food & beverage job fair

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - As the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp look toward the new year at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, they are building their team for a new era of Jacksonville baseball. The club has set a job fair for 2017 seasonal food and beverage positions for Thursday, Feb. 9, at the ballpark. MORE »
  • Jumbo Shrimp Announce 2017 Field Staff

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, the Double-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins, announced on Friday that Randy Ready will serve as the club's manager for the 2017 season. Ready is joined by pitching coach and Jacksonville native Storm Davis, hitting coach Jesus Merchan, and coach Angel Espada, all entering their first season in Jacksonville. Returning to Jacksonville from last year's field staff are athletic trainer Cesar Roman, strength and conditioning coach Robert Reichert, and video assistant Keanan Lamb. MORE »
  • Jumbo Shrimp 2017 ticket plans available online

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Getting a ticket package for the first season of Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp baseball is more convenient in 2017. All ticket plans are available online at www.jaxshrimp.com, where fans can select and purchase their preferred seats with savings on regular pricing for all or part of the 2017 season that opens Wednesday, April 12, at 7:05 p.m. at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. MORE »
  • Jumbo Shrimp add four to front office staff

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are opening the new year with four recently added staff members, and two continuing staff in new positions, as the club prepares for the 2017 Southern League season and the first Jumbo Shrimp game at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Wednesday, April 12, at 7:05 p.m. MORE »
  • Shrimp extend holiday shopping

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - With extraordinary demand for Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp apparel, the team has extended its online holiday ordering deadline to Sunday, Dec. 18, at 11 p.m. Orders placed by that time at www.jaxshrimp.com will be shipped in time for arrival by Christmas Day Dec. 25. MORE »
  • Jumbo Shrimp announce 10 Days of Giving

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are celebrating the holiday season with 10 Days of Giving, a two-week promotion that will award experience-based prizes, such as a behind-the-scenes day at the ballpark, batting practice on the field, a luxury suite party, a Marlins Spring Training Travel Pack, or Jumbo Shrimp For A Year. MORE »
  • Jumbo Shrimp open for holiday shopping

    Fans may shop online or at the ballpark during the week, plus Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturdays through Dec. 24 MORE »
  • MiLB celebrated as 'most family-friendly'

    Minor League Baseball was recently named "league with the most family-friendly game/event experience" in the 12th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily (SBJ/SBD) Reader Survey. MORE »
  • Jumbo Shrimp Open Bold New Chapter of Jacksonville Baseball

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp baseball club, formerly known as the Jacksonville Suns (Miami Marlins Double-A affiliate), unveiled its new identity at a media event Wednesday at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. MORE »
  • Suns announce 2017 schedule; ticket plans on sale

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The fans of Northeast Florida can make plans for more affordable family fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville with the Jacksonville Suns, as the Miami Marlins Double-A affiliate put ticket plans on sale and announced starting times for 70 home games in 2017, beginning with the season opener Wednesday, April 12, at 7:05 p.m. MORE »
  • Anderson and Castillo 2016 Marlins Minor League Award Winners

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville Suns third baseman Brian Anderson and right-hander Luis Castillo were named the 2016 Miami Marlins Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, announced by Marlins President of Baseball Operations Michael Hill on Friday. MORE »
  • Suns, Marlins extend Player Development Contract through 2020

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Suns and Miami Marlins have agreed to a four-year extension of their Player Development Contract, running through the end of the 2020 season. MORE »
  • Suns mark FUNdamentally Different attendance milestones

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The fans of Northeast Florida completed a FUNdamentally Different season at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville with more attendance milestones to cap the Jacksonville Suns' first season under new ownership. MORE »