Field Announced for Inaugural Southland Conference Home Run Derby

first_imgNo. 5 Joey Pinney, Central Arkansas – Sr. – IF – North Little Rock, Ark. Top-seeded batter Andrew Fregia of Sam Houston State and No. 3 David Fry from Northwestern State lead the field with 11 home runs each this season. That mark ties them for first in the Southland. Houston Baptist’s Spencer Halloran and Shane Selman of McNeese have each registered nine in 2018. The home run derby will take place at Constellation Field on Tuesday beginning with the batter representing No. 8 seed New Orleans at 6:30 p.m. CT, proceeding through in descending order to the final participant from No. 1 seed Sam Houston State. No. 4 Spencer Halloran, Houston Baptist – Sr. – OF – Sheffield, Iowa SUGAR LAND, Texas – The eight-player field for the inaugural Southland Conference Home Run Derby has been finalized, with each participating tournament team represented in the event scheduled for Tuesday night. No. 1 Andrew Fregia, Sam Houston State – Jr. – IF – Liberty, Texas The home run derby is open to the public and free to attend. No. 2 Trey Morgan, Southeastern Louisiana – So. – IF – St. Francisville, La.center_img No. 3 J.P. Lagreco, Northwestern State – Jr. – OF – Pearl River, La. No. 7 Kyle Knauth, Nicholls – Sr. – C/1B – Mandeville, La. Each batter will have four minutes on the clock starting with the first pitch and is allowed one 45-second timeout. If scores are even after all eight student-athletes have made their initial plate appearances, the tied players will enter a two-minute bonus round to decide the winner. No. 6 Shane Selman, McNeese – Jr. OF – Lake Charles, La. 2018 Southland Home Run Derby Participants No. 8 Pearce Howard, New Orleans – Fr. – OF – Silver Spring, Md.last_img read more

Uber Costa Rica to allow riders to pay in cash

first_imgRelated posts:Taxi drivers to demonstrate against Uber in downtown San José Costa Rica’s regulatory agency will not block Uber Uber Costa Rica drops fares 20 percent and some drivers aren’t happy Renovation of Hotel Costa Rica sparks criticism Uber Costa Rica will soon allow its customers to pay for their rides in cash, the company announced in a Friday news release.Beginning Monday, Sept. 26, users can pay their Uber drivers with cash by selecting that payment method within the app’s menu.The popular ride-sharing app was built on its card payment system. But in recent months the company has started rolling out cash payments in select places across the globe.Already more than 60 cities worldwide, 15 of them in Latin America, offer the ability to pay with cash, according to the company.Julie Robinson, Uber’s communications manager in Central America and the Caribbean, said in Friday’s statement that the company can now open itself up to a new market of potential users who may not have debit or credit cards.“Our main objective is offering flexible options in a secure and trustworthy manner to everyone with just the press of a button, regardless of whether you have access to a credit card or not,” Robinson said.Some users also don’t want to give out their card information online.The new payment option is just one of several recent changes in the ever-evolving company. Uber has made international news by experimenting more with driverless cars in the United States and other parts of the world.The autonomous cars have debuted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Singapore. Facebook Commentslast_img read more