Shuckers rest before heading on the road

The Biloxi Shuckers, after winning the series finale game Monday night at MGM Park against the Birmingham Barons 8-2, today have their first scheduled day off in 21 days.

The respite prefaces  a 10-game road trip against division revivals, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.

On Wednesday, Luiz Ortiz will start Game 1 with the first pitch at 7:05 p.m.  Live coverage begins at 6:45 p.m. on the Shuckers Radio Network, locally on WGGM AM-1240 and 100.9 FM. The game will also be available on

The Shuckers are scheduled to return to MGM Park on Sunday, July 30 for a five-game series against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp.

Currently, the Biloxi Shuckers, a Double-A Southern League Affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, are fourth in the Southern League with an 11-14 record.
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News and notes

Breakfast with the Mayor:  The Biloxi Chamber of Commerce with host this year’s third installment of Breakfast with the Mayor on Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Hard Rock Live.  Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich will update the public on the city’s latest initiates.  For more information, call the chamber at 228-604-0014. 

Bike Biloxi:  Biloxi Main Street will host its monthly Bike Biloxi ride tonight beginning at 6 p.m. at the Biloxi Visitors Center.  Individuals are invited to bring their own bicycles for the 6.5-mile ride, and helmets and bike lights are recommended.  Bicycle rentals are also available at one of the two Biloxi Zagster bike stations, at the Biloxi Visitors Center or MGM Park.  For more information, call Biloxi Main Street at 228-435-6339.