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Suns Blank Biscuits 3-0

Suns Blank Biscuits 3-0

Behind a dominant pitching performance by starter Omar Poveda (2-3) and the bullpen, the Jacksonville Suns (25-22) won their third straight game and second of the series against the Montgomery Biscuits (22-25) by winning 3-0 at Riverwalk Stadium on Thursday night.

Suns Return Home To Mash The Mudcats and Battle The Barons For First Place!

Suns Return Home To Mash The Mudcats and Battle The Barons For First Place!

Your Back to Back Southern League Champion Jacksonville Suns return home on Memorial Day to continue their quest for a third straight championship and will take on the Carolina Mudcats & Birmingham Barons During a Ten Game Homestand through Wednesday, June 8th! These games will help decide in determining if the Suns will claim the First Half Championship for the second consecutive season.

6th Annual Hammerhead Ocean Marathon

6th Annual Hammerhead Ocean Marathon

Looking for a challenge?? Well, sign up for the 6th annual Hammerhead Ocean marathon!The swim marathon has two sepreate legs that are1.25 miles, and 2.5 miles respectively in OPEN WATER. It will be held on August 13, 2011 and begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. at the Jacksonville Beach Pier. Bring your swimming gear, and most importantly your endurance!!! For more information log on to www.hammerheadtriathlonclub.com. See you there! 

Skipworth Homers for Suns

Skipworth Homers for Suns

For the second straight game of the series, the Jacksonville Suns (21-21) fell to the Birmingham Barons (22-19) in extra innings, as the Barons claimed a 3-2 victory in ten innings in front of 7,374 fans at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville on Friday night.

Suns Beat Barons 4-3

Suns Beat Barons 4-3

The Jacksonville Suns (22-21) claimed their first win of the series by defeating the Birmingham Barons (22-20) with a 4-3 score in front of 6,268 fans at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville on Saturday night.

First Series Loss for Jacksonville Since Early May

First Series Loss for Jacksonville Since Early May

The Jacksonville Suns (22-22) fell in the fourth game of the series against the Birmingham Barons (23-20) by a final score of 7-5 in front of 4,379 fans at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville on Sunday afternoon.

Parents of Suns Left Fielder in Town for the Weekend

Parents of Suns Left Fielder in Town for the Weekend

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Suns are in town through Monday and so are the parents of Jacksonville's left fielder Jake Smolinski.

Mike and Mary Smolinski have traveled from Rockford, Illinois to watch their son play this weekend.  These one-time little league parents are now minor league parents who hope to be Major League parents some day.

For more, watch the video clip attached to this story.