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BC-FL--Florida Sports Digest, FL

August 1, 2018

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ATLANTA — The Braves will call up left-hander Kolby Allard to make his major league debut when Atlanta, only one-half game behind first-place Philadelphia in the NL East, faces Dan Straily and the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:35 p.m.


ST. PETERSBURG — Ryne Stanek gets the start when the Tampa Bay Rays begin a three-game series against Tyler Skaggs and the Los Angeles Angels. By Mark Didtler. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.



JACKSONVILLE — Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey reports to training camp a week after the birth of his first child. Ramsey is expected to arrive Tuesday and join teammates on the practice field following a physical. By Mark Long. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 4 p.m.


TAMPA — Ryan Fitzpatrick jokes that he thought he had “seen it all” during a 13-year career as a starter and backup quarterback. Now, he’s preparing to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during Jameis Winston’s three-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 5 p.m.


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