Florida and Palm Beach Postponed on Tuesday Night

Fire Frogs will participate in first doubleheader on Wednesday

(Tim Holle)

By Thaddeus Krzus / Florida Fire Frogs | May 2, 2017 7:19 PM

JUPITER, Fla. (May 2, 2017) - Tuesday's contest between the Florida Fire Frogs and Palm Beach Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium was postponed due to inclement weather. The two clubs will square off in a doubleheader on Wednesday night, with game one of the twin bill starting at 5:00 p.m.

The Fire Frogs will look to tie up the four-game series against the Cardinals in the opener of the doubleheader at Roger Dean Stadium on Wednesday. LHP Luiz Gohara (2-0, 1.73) will try to play "stopper" for Florida against Palm Beach's RHP Junior Fernandez (1-0, 3.33) in game one, with LHP Tyler Pike (1-1, 2.63) facing off with RHP Zac Gallen (2-1, 1.57) in the night cap. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 p.m.

Florida returns to Osceola County Stadium on Friday, May 5 for game one of a three-game series against the Clearwater Threshers. The first night of that series will be Cinco de Mayo, where fans can join the Fire Frogs in celebrating the Mexican-American heritage in baseball and the Central Florida community. May 5 will also be First Pitch Happy Hour at the ballpark, featuring $2 domestic drafts, $1 fountain drinks, or a $3 run drink! Happy Hour lasts from doors opening until first pitch. The series opener will feature a fireworks display at the end of the matchup.

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 www.FloridaFireFrogs.com, and follow the team on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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