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Wilson Tobs 3rd Annual Homerun for Hunger Food Drive!

Wilson Tobs 3rd Annual Homerun for Hunger Food Drive!

Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Homerun for Hunger Food Drive! WILSON, NC Dec. 16, 2014 – The Tobs are proud to announce the date for the 3rd Annual Homerun For Hunger Food Drive. Come out July 28th to watch the Tobs take on the Gastonia Grizzlies. Gates open at 6 P.M. Bring your non perishable food items for free entry into the game! Mark you calendars and make plans to attend the largest food drive held in Wilson! The Tobs greatly appreciate your help and support and look forward to seeing you out at the game! Sincerely, Thomas Webb Wilson Tobs Baseball Club

Charleston RiverDogs 2015 Season Tickets on Sale Now

Charleston RiverDogs 2015 Season Tickets on Sale Now

Begin to catch all of the ’15 action … today! CHARLESTON, SC August 19, 2014 – Want a guarantee for great seats to all of the hottest RiverDogs games in 2015?  There’s Opening Week (April 9-15) that features the season’s first Thirsty Thursday, Friday Fireworks, Saturday giveaways and Family Sunday.  Then there’s the red-hot July 4th Independence Day Celebration that features a massive postgame fireworks extravaganza.  Those special games – several of the 70 home dates – are always packed and usually a sellout. So plan ahead and secure your seats in advance. Plus, one never knows when the RiverDogs’ parent club – the 27-time World Series Champions New York Yankees – will send a major leaguer to Charleston, like […]

Brandon Thomas Homers as RiverDogs Split with Braves

Brandon Thomas Homers as RiverDogs Split with Braves

Charleston closes seven-game homestand with 5-2 mark Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1pUXrfg CHARLESTON, SC August 17, 2014 – Brandon Thomas’ two-run home run in the sixth inning was a critical blast in a 5-4 Charleston RiverDogs victory against the Rome Braves on Sunday in front of 4,002 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. Charleston split a four-game series with Rome and also went 5-2 over a seven-game homestand. The RiverDogs improved to 30-27 in the second half and 63-64 overall. The Braves were eliminated from second-half postseason contention and fell to 25-32 and 49-78, respectively. Abiatal Avelino scored a run without the benefit of a hit in the bottom of the first inning. Avelino was hit […]

Sweat Tea and Whiskey Brined Smoked Wings Close “Smokin’ Chef” Series on Sunday

Sweat Tea and Whiskey Brined Smoked Wings Close “Smokin’ Chef” Series on Sunday

RiverDogs Food and Beverage Director Josh Shea bookends Smokin’ Chef with another delicacy   CHARLESTON, SC August 17, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs have hosted their inaugural “Smokin’ Chef” series by providing fans with a special smoked dish for every Sunday home game during the 2014 season. For today, Sunday, August 17, Sweat Tea and Whiskey Brined Smoked Wings will be prepared and served from the RiverDogs’ new meat smoker in the final installment of the “Smokin’ Chef” series. Sunday’s game between the RiverDogs and the Rome Braves will start at 5:05 pm at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. The celebrity chef preparing this delicacy is RiverDogs Food and Beverage Director Josh Shea, who also served as the first “Smokin’ […]

Kale Sumner’s Slam Slides Charleston RiverDogs Past Rome Braves

Kale Sumner’s Slam Slides Charleston RiverDogs Past Rome Braves

Kale Sumner, Michael O’Neill homer to power Charleston’s offense Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1poJd70 CHARLESTON, SC August 16, 2014 – A go-ahead grand slam by Kale Sumner propelled the Charleston RiverDogs to a 7-2 victory against the Rome Braves on Saturday night in front of 5,773 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. Sumner’s grand slam, the first of his career, was also joined by a two-run blast from Michael O’Neill that added to the lead. The RiverDogs advanced to 29-27 in the second half and 62-64 overall. The Braves dropped to 25-31 and 49-77, respectively. Rome still leads this four-game series by a 2-1 margin. In the top of the first inning, the Braves strung together […]

Rome Braves Outlast Charleston RiverDogs in Friday Marathon

Rome Braves Outlast Charleston RiverDogs in Friday Marathon

Sean Godfrey almost hits for the cycle as Rome takes a 2-0 series lead Box Score: http://atmilb.com/VrKgaE CHARLESTON, SC August 15, 2014 – A long contest on Friday evening ended with a 7-4 Rome Braves win over the Charleston RiverDogs in front of a sellout crowd of 6,081 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. Rome’s Sean Godfrey went 3-for-5 with three runs and fell a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. The RiverDogs dropped to 28-27 in the second half and 61-64 overall. The Braves improved to 25-30 and 49-76, respectively. Friday’s contest lasted three hours and 15 minutes. In the first inning, both teams scratched the scoreboard. Godfrey reached safely on […]

Walk-off wild pitch snaps nine-game road winning streak

Walk-off wild pitch snaps nine-game road winning streak

GAME-WINNING RUN COMES UNEARNED OFF OF BIRDS ‘PEN   SALEM, VA August 15, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, were knocked off 3-2 in extra-innings in their series opener against the Salem Red Sox at LewisGale Field on Friday night. The loss snapped a known franchise record-setting nine-game road winning streak. They have lost three of their last four games, and all three losses have come by one run. In his return to the starting rotation, Victor Payano put forth one of his best starts of the year. The southpaw allowed only two hits over five innings; he walked just one, and fanned three. One of the two hits he allowed, however, was […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Carolina Mudcats

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Carolina Mudcats

WOLFF AND PARRA BLANK CAROLINA IN SERIES FINALE MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 14, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Carolina Mudcats 1-0 on Thursday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. History was made Thursday when the Pelicans had their first consecutive sellouts in franchise history. Sam Wolff and Luis Parra combined to pitch the Pelicans’ ninth shutout of the season. The Pelicans (30-23, 74-47) recorded only two hits on the night off of Carolina starter Adam Plutko, which was a season-low for the Birds. Royce Bolinger hit a single to right center field, but was erased when trying to stretch the hit into a double. In the next at-bat, Nick […]

Charleston RiverDogs Release 2015 Schedule

Charleston RiverDogs Release 2015 Schedule

A dozen Saturday and Sunday games highlight slate of 70 home dates CHARLESTON, SC August 15, 2014 – Although the Charleston RiverDogs have another  homestand in which to entertain its many fans, the club is already making plans for the 2015 season as it releases next year’s 70-game home schedule. The highlight of the ’15 campaign in which the organization will mark their 19th season in Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park and the 22nd as RiverDogs is hosting a dozen Saturday and Sunday games, 10 Friday outings and nine games on the other nights. TICKETS: Charleston RiverDogs (MILB) The excitement and fanfare of Opening Night (April 9) and an Independence Day celebration (July 4) are annual top dates and great […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mudcats series opener rained out

Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mudcats series opener rained out

DOUBLEHEADER SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY AT 6:05 P.M.   MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 12, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, had their game with the Carolina Mudcats postponed due to rain on Tuesday. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday, August 13. Both games will be seven-inning contests. Gates will open at 5:00 p.m., and the first pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. Fans with tickets to tonight’s game can exchange those tickets for a ticket of equal or lesser value to any future Pelicans regular season game during the 2014 regular season or beyond, subject to availability. Tickets to Wednesday’s regularly scheduled contest will be good for […]

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