Former MLB Pitcher Manages New 13U Team for the Parkland Pokers
Former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher, Derek Andersen of Parkland. {courtesy}

By Sharon Aron Baron

Former Tampa Bay Rays, pitcher Derek Andersen, is managing a new Parkland Pokers 13u team, and in August, they’ll be holding tryouts for the fall season.

Born in Seattle. Anderson, who now lives in Parkland, was a left-handed pitcher drafted by the Kansas City Royals out of high school. Choosing to attend college instead, he graduated from Kansas State University in 1998 and was signed with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 1999. He pitched until 2004 when a shoulder surgery ended his career.

Tryouts are held at Pine Trails Park, Field D on Thursday, August 4 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday, August 6 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., and Tuesday, August 9 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Former MLB Pitcher Manages New 13U Team for the Parkland Pokers
Parkland resident Derek Anderson coaching a Parkland Pokers team.

To sign up for the tryouts, RSVP Here. The fall season runs from August through December.

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Sharon Aron Baron
Sharon Aron Baron
Sharon Aron Baron is a Parkland resident and editor of Talk Media. She has been covering Parkland news since 2012. Parkland Talk was created to provide News, Views, and Entertainment for the residents of Parkland.

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