Up until first pitch, use the comments section to predict who you think will be the Sunburst Player of the Game. (be sure to use a valid email address while leaving the comment). The commenter that correctly predicts who we will name the Sunburst Player of the Game the most times prior to the all-star game, will win two tickets to a second-half game. Runners-up get their choice of a t-shirt. [Click HERE for rules]

Check Marc Topkin’s blog for the starting lineups.




  1. MikeD says:

    Matt the G

  2. GatorRaysHead says:


  3. Joel says:

    Bartlett – batting .500 against Lester last two years.

  4. Neal says:

    Bartlett from the lead-off spot!

  5. Jason W says:

    Jason Bartlett

  6. David says:

    Jason Bartlett
    vs. Lester: 7/14 (.500 BA), .500 OBP, .500 SLG, OPS 1.000

    JB loves his lefties.

    My pick is Matt Garza. I know, pulling a fast one on ya, but Garza will come out pitching to prove that he isn’t just a hot head, but a hot head that can pitch. Besides, this is the same team and pitcher he beat to become ALCS MVP.

  7. ClemsonRay says:


  8. Michael says:

    Matt Garza

  9. Brian says:

    Upton from the 7 spot.

  10. FlavaDave says:

    Red Sox killer….Longoria

  11. Pudieron says:

    barty in the top spot

  12. KillaTapes says:

    Gonna have to go with Garza here, he gets amped about these crucial match-ups.

  13. Billy says:

    Evan Longoria

  14. BigRay says:

    Carlos Pena!

  15. Kevin says:

    BJ…he’s got something to prove.

  16. Wally Pipp says:


  17. Rayhawk says:

    CC lets hope he runs on our buddy Victor, Victor likes it when we steal bases…;o)

  18. Andy Kline says:


  19. Tim says:

    I posted this in the wrong section before…Garza will be the SPOG…he owns the Sox and he’s nails at the Trop!

  20. Tim says:


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