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Tuesday’s Mighty Mussels-Blue Jays game postponed

FORT MYERS, Fla. Tuesday’s game between the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels and Dunedin Blue Jays was postponed due to persistent rain and unplayable field conditions at Hammond Stadium. The game will be made up (weather permitting) as part of a single-admission doubleheader beginning at 4:30 ...

Roaring back

After a year off from making waves on Fort Myers Beach, the organizers of Roar Offshore Boat Races are planning to bring back the powerboats o the gulf for a racing event that will stretch from Bowditch Point Park to the Diamondhead Resort from Oct. 7 to Oct. 9. On Monday, the Town of Fort ...

Practice begins

The Cape Coral High Seahawks football team started practice this week, along with all the other schools across Lee County. Monday, the team was busy working on conditioning and other drills. Starting Friday, The Breeze will begin running its football preview stories featuring the West Zone ...

Mussels’ Gipson-Long named Low-A Southeast Pitcher of the Week

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Fort Myers Mighty Mussels’ right-hander Sawyer Gipson-Long has been named the Low-A Southeast Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday. Gipson-Long spun a career-best seven innings July 27 at Clearwater, allowing just one unearned run on three hits. He ...

Mussels power past Threshers 7-1

Holland, Cavaco both homer in series-opening win CLEARWATER – The Mighty Mussels used two home runs and a brilliant pitching performance from Sawyer Gipson-Long to power past the Clearwater Threshers 7-1 at BayCare Ballpark Tuesday. Gipson-Long (5-4) spun a career-high seven innings, ...

Free games and hot dogs for children at Hammond Stadium Tuesday

By NATHAN MAYBERG nmayberg@breezenewspapers.com National Night Out will be celebrated Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers with a night of free hot dogs, games, aviation and police demonstrations as part of an event announced by the Lee County Sheriff's Office. The event will ...

Mussels drop two close games to Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels out-hit the Clearwater Threshers Thursday, but dropped a doubleheader by scores of 4-2 and 3-2 at BayCare Ballpark. The Mighty Mussels (40-35) had the tying run in scoring position in the bottom of the final inning in Game 1, but were unable ...

Mussels split series with Tortugas

Feliz’ walk-off home run lifts Fort Myers in finale FORT MYERS – Jesus Feliz delivered a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth Sunday, helping the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels defeat the Daytona Tortugas 6-5 and earn a split of the six-game set at Hammond Stadium. Feliz’ dinger ...