Wednesday's Opener with Lakeland Postponed

Contest will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday

By Thaddeus Krzus / Florida Fire Frogs | July 12, 2017 9:16 PM ET

LAKELAND, Fla. (July 12, 2017) - Wednesday's series opener between the Florida Fire Frogs and Lakeland Flying Tigers was postponed due to rain. The two clubs will make up the contest as part of a doubleheader on Thursday, beginning at 5:00 p.m. The twin bill will feature two seven-inning contests.

RHP Touki Toussaint (2-9 5.80) toes the rubber for the Florida in the opener against Lakeland's LHP Josh Turley (2-0, 0.90) in game one. Game two will feature a matchup of Fire Frogs' LHP Ricardo Sanchez (3-9, 5.50) against Flying Tigers' RHP Sandy Baez (3-6, 4.11).

Florida returns to Osceola County Stadium for a seven-game homestand starting Tuesday, July 18, with game one featuring another matchup against Lakeland. Game one of the three-game series will be "Fire Rum Tuesday" at the ballpark, where fans can enjoy $3 Fire Rum mixed drinks and $2 tostones. Every Monday through Wednesday game at Osceola County Stadium is "Service Industry Night," where members of the service industry can access the home stadium of the Florida Fire Frogs at a discounted rate.

About the Florida Fire Frogs

The Florida Fire Frogs are the Advanced-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves and compete in the Florida State League. The Fire Frogs play their home games at Osceola County Stadium, located at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. For more information, please visit, and follow the team on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube.

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