Tobs In Playoffs with .500 Record
WILSON, NC August 4, 2014 – The final regular season game, scheduled against the Edenton Steamers in Edenton, has been cancelled and will not be made up. This means the Wilson Tobs end the season at .500 with a 27-27 record and the three seed in the CPL Playoffs.
The Tobs will have tomorrow off before playing host to the Edenton Steamers for Game One of their three game series. The entirety of the Tobs’ playoff run is sponsored by Greenlight with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 P.M. and gates opening at 6 P.M. The Tobs will then hit the road to take on the Steamers in Edenton on Thursday and again on Friday if necessary.
Tickets prices for the playoff game on Wednesday are $7 for General Admission tickets and $8 for Reserved Seating. Presale for the playoff tickets will continue until 1 P.M. on Wednesday. Season Ticket and Corporate Ticket holders have until 4:01 P.M. on Tuesday to reserve the rights for their seats.
“We’re all unbelievably excited to be able to bring back playoff baseball to Wilson for the first time since 2010,” gushed GM Thomas Webb, “this is a great team we have here and Justin Hay has done a terrific job keeping this team focused and ensuring a long overdue trip back to the playoffs. I can’t wait to Smoke the Steamers on Wednesday and start our quest to bring the Wilson Tobs their first ever Petitte Cup.”
In order to purchase tickets for the game please call the Tobs office at (252) 291-8627 or visit wilsontobs.com. If you want to see more pictures of the Tobs or for any Tobs related updates be sure to follow us @wilsontobs and like us on facebook www.facebook.com/wilsontobs.
About the Coastal Plain League:
The Coastal Plain League is the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 18th season in 2014, the CPL features 14 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL gives college players the chance to refine their skills with the use of wooden bats. Players are housed with local host families for the summer and past experiences have been very positive for both players and hosts. Further more, the CPL has had nearly 1,200 alumni drafted and 66 alums – including 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander – make their Major League debut thus far; while another notable alum – Russell Wilson – won Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at CoastalPlain.com, and be sure to friend us on Facebook (at www.facebook.com/coastalplainleague) and follow us via Twitter (as CPLBaseball).