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Marauders to host Public Safety Night

Marauders to host Public Safety Night

Bradenton, Florida -- The Bradenton Marauders will host Public Safety Night on June 29.

Fans will receive giveaways that will help keep your family safe.

After the 6:30 p.m. game, there will also be a softball game played between Bradenton Police and the Bradenton Fire Department.

REDS Offshore Racing Team – Florida Gearheads with Heart

REDS Offshore Racing Team – Florida Gearheads with Heart

Sarasota is all a buzz with Super Boats this Week! I met up with one world class winning team that has been gaining lots of attention – REDS Offshore Racing, led by Florida gearheads Eddie Tamberino (Throttle), Nate Hunt (Driver) and Rob Gourley (Mechanic).

Their new Watt-Ahh® boat has them going up three class levels to the highest Production P‐1 Class. The boat itself, a 36’ Spectre cat with twin 900 hp motors and no. 6 mercury drives.

IMG Academy players compete in USA Baseball Tournament of Stars

IMG Academy players compete in USA Baseball Tournament of Stars

Bradenton, Florida -- Two IMG baseball players are competing in the 2012 USA Baseball Tournament of Stars this week at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.

Several Marauders promoted

Several Marauders promoted

Bradenton, Florida -- The Bradenton Marauders roster will have a different look for the rest of the season.

Five players have been promoted to the Altoona Curve, the Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Included in that group is Pitcher Gerrit Cole, the first overall pick in the 2011 amateur draft. Evan Chambers, Drew Maggi and Stefan Welch were promoted Thursday, while Hunter Strickland was added to the Curve roster Monday.

Here are some player stats courtesy Bradenton Marauders:

Upcoming Marauders homestand includes promotions

Upcoming Marauders homestand includes promotions

Bradenton, Florida -- The Bradenton Marauders begin a homestand on Monday with the first of several promotions and giveaways.

Monday's game is a Florida Central Credit Union Buyout Night.

Following that is a "2 for 1 Tuesday" and a "Thirsty Thursday," among other promotions.

For more details, visit bradentonmarauders.com.

Marauders mascot competing to be named top in minor leagues

Marauders mascot competing to be named top in minor leagues

Bradenton, Florida -- Marty Marauder, mascot for the Bradenton Marauders, has been named one of the top 64 mascots in all of Minor League Baseball.

But Marty needs help to be named number one.

An online tournament is underway, called Mascot Mania, with the top mascot being named June 18.

Marty is matched up with Chopper, the Gwinnett Braves mascot, in the first round.

Click here to vote for Marty Marauder

Marauders to host Military Appreciation Night

Marauders to host Military Appreciation Night

Bradenton, Florida -- Veterans and active military personnel can watch some minor league baseball for very little money this weekend. The Bradenton Marauders will host Military Appreciation Night on Saturday night at McKechnie Field.

Included is $1 admission for veterans and those with a valid military ID.

The first 500 fans will also receive a free camouflage hat.

The game starts at 6:30 p.m.