Hoppers Baseball: The Hoptown Hoppers game at Fulton was rained out last night, with no make up date scheduled as of yet.
The Hoppers are back home this evening to host the Tradewater Pirates on Salvation Army Night. Fans are asked to bring paper products such as paper towels, napkins, paper plates for the Soup Kitchen. Those who do will receive half price admission. First pitch at 7:05, with pre game coverage at 6:50 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Also last night, Tradewater’s game with Marion last night was rained out.
Tonight in the Ohio Valley League: Fulton travels to Owensboro
Minor League Baseball: The Nashville Sounds opened a series at Memphis with a 10-4 win. Game two of the series is this evening in Memphis.
The Bowling Green Hot Rods lost the finale of a series at Dayton 9-5. The Hot Rods return home to open a series with West Michigan this evening.
NFL: Former Tennessee Titan and Baltimore Raven wide receiver Derrick Mason officially retired on Monday. The Tennessean reports Mason talked about former teammate Steve McNair, with whom he played with in both Nashville and Baltimore.
Mason said he hoped he never failed the quarterback, who died in a murder-suicide in Nashville in 2009. Mason played 15 seasons in the NFL.
When fans attend Tennessee Titans games at LP Field this fall, they will likely notice bigger video boards, which according to Titans officials will be the biggest in an outdoor NFL stadium. The boards are part of $25 million in improvements which include better sound and video ribbons in the stadium.
Golf: Nashville’s Brandt Snedeker has withdrawn from the US Open, which begins Thursday at Olympic Club in San Francisco. Snedeker pulled out of the tournament because of a rib injury. He will be replaced by amateur Jordan Spieth, who just completed his freshman year at the University of Texas.