Ernesto postpones series opener at Carolina
Zebulon, N.C. - Thursday's series opener between the Jacksonville Suns and Carolina Mudcats has been postponed due to heavy rainfall throughout Eastern North Carolina from Tropical Storm Ernesto.
The National Weather Service forecast for Zebulon Thursday night indicated a chance of precipitation at 100% with possible new rainfall amounts in excess of four inches.
Thursday's game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 5:00 p.m.
The Suns and Mudcats will begin the series Friday with the originally scheduled 7:15 p.m. ET first pitch. 2006 Southern League Most Outstanding Pitcher Spike Lundberg will face Carolina RH Daniel Barone. Fans can follow the action on AM 930 The Fox or online at jaxsuns.com or milb.com.
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Southern League Stories from August 31, 2006
- Chattanooga defeats Jaxx 3-1 - Jackson Generals
- Stars cap remarkable month of August with shutout win - Huntsville Stars
- BayBears topple Smokies 9-3 - Tennessee Smokies
- BayBears win sixth in a row, 9-3 - Mobile BayBears
- Braves take game one from Biscuits, 4-2 - Mississippi Braves
- Biscuits' Andy Sonnanstine named to S.L. Postseason All-Star Team - Montgomery Biscuits
- Ernesto postpones series opener at Carolina - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
- Carolina-Jacksonville Postponed - Carolina Mudcats
- 2006 BayBears player awards announced - Mobile BayBears
- Barone joins Mudcats, Brauer sent down - Carolina Mudcats
- Devine heads to the bigs - Mississippi Braves
- Four Tennessee Smokies named to Postseason All-Star squad - Tennessee Smokies
- Southern League honors Shoemaker, Lundberg - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
- Joey Votto named Southern League Most Valuable Player - SL
- Spike Lundberg named Southern League Most Outstanding Pitcher - SL
- John Shoemaker named Southern League Manager of the Year - SL
- Southern League announces Postseason All-Star Team - SL
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