With seven games left in the first half of the season, the Manatees are two and a half games out of first place in the North Division of the Florida State League.The team begins a four-game homestand at Space Coast Stadium against the Jupiter Hammerheads. Monday night’s game begins at 6:30 pm. Left-hander Jed Bradley (4-2, 4.68) will be on the mound for the Manatees.
On Sunday, the Manatees lost the first game 8-2. This game was a make-up for the game that was rained out Saturday night in Brevard.In the second game, despite scoring two runs in the top of the first, the Manatees fell 3-2. Merritt Island High School graduate Dustin Geiger singled in the go-ahead run for the Cubs in the sixth inning.