Mike Fontenot

Mike Fontenot

Height/Weight: 5' 8"/165 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Slidell, Louisiana
College: LSU
Draft: 2001 1st round (19th pick) by the
  • West Valley View

    Jake McCarthy embraces David Peralta's spot

    Replacing a fan favorite is never an easy task, especially when said star is Arizona Diamondbacks leftfielder David Peralta. Jake McCarthy returned to leftfield when Peralta, whose nickname is the Freight Train, was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays in July after nine years with the team. In the first game following the transaction, McCarthy ripped a double and did a mopey version of Peralta’s trademark move.

  • Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

    Mike Evans becomes Bucs’ all-time leader in yards from scrimmage

    TAMPA — The Bucs’ undisputed first-half star achieved a milestone while keeping his team within reach of Kansas City. With his 30-yard reception on Tampa Bay’s second-quarter touchdown drive, Mike Evans broke James Wilder’s career franchise record (9,449) for yards from scrimmage. Evans finished the drive with the 77th touchdown catch of his career (a 13-yarder) to tie Joey Galloway for 33rd ...

  • Orlando Sentinel

    Rays lose game to Astros and chance to play 1st round at home

    Though Cleveland appears the most likely destination, the Rays won’t definitively know for another day or two if they are facing the Guardians or Blue Jays in the Wild Card Series that begins Friday. But they now know they won’t be playing at home. A 3-1 loss to Houston on Sunday, combined with the Blue Jays’ win over Boston, determined the Rays will be on the road for the best-of-three one-site series at Cleveland or Toronto.