Zebulon, NC, July 24, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Carolina Mudcats (http://www.carolinamudcats.com), Wake County’s hometown professional baseball team, has announced the team’s upcoming five-game home series against the Jacksonville Suns starting Tuesday, July 26 through Saturday, July 30. The Mudcats will play a doubleheader on Tuesday night that will begin at 5:30 p.m. Gates will open at 5 p.m.. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday’s games all have starting times of 7:15 p.m., and Saturday’s game will start at 6:15 p.m.
The Tuesday, July 26 game will feature KRAFT Singles Tuesday Night Tickets. Fans may bring a package wrapper to Five County Stadium and get one ticket free with the purchase of another. Tuesday is also Carolina Packers Dollar Hot Dog night.
The game scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, will offer a 2-for-1 promotion, where fans can buy one box seat ticket and get a second box seat ticket for free with a Food Lion MVP Card. The promotion is presented by Food Lion and is subject to availability.
The Thursday, July 28 game will feature Thirsty Thursday, presented by Natty Greene’s Brewing Company. Fans may purchase 12-ounce Pepsi products for only $1 and 16-ounce domestic drafts for only $2.
Friday is Muddy the Mudcat’s Birthday Party, and his mascot friends will be at the game to celebrate. In lieu of gifts for Muddy, he is asking for donations of school supplies that will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Wake County. By bringing three new school supplies to the game, fans will receive one free general admission ticket. Friday Night Fireworks, presented by Traveler’s Insurance and Moore & Johnson Agency, will follow the completion of the July 29 game.
The N.C. Education Lottery will be at Five County Stadium during the Saturday, July 30 game. They will have lottery prize packs and special games available. Also featured on July 30 is the Pint Glass Giveaway, presented by Budweiser and available to all fans 21 and older.
“We are looking forward to some great baseball as we welcome the Jacksonville Suns to Five County Stadium,” said Mudcats President Steve Bryant. “The promotions that are available during this homestand provide ways for fans and their families to beat the heat while saving money.”
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-The Jacksonville Suns are the Double-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins Major League Baseball (MLB) team based in Miami.
- Tickets can be purchased in a variety of ways: online at http://www.carolinamudcats.com, via the Mudcats box office at (919) 269-2287 and in person at Five County Stadium. Fans may use cash, checks or any major credit cards (Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover). For all online sales or via phone, credit cards must be used.
- Tickets are available for all remaining 2011 regular season home games through Sept. 5. Regular season ticket prices are as follows: $12.50 Cattails Restaurant, $11 Premium Field-Level, $10 Box Seats, $9 Reserved Field Level and $6 General Admission. In addition to single game tickets, package plans including season tickets are still available.
- The Mudcats offer a $1 ticket discount for children (7-12), senior citizens (65+) and military personnel in the Box Seats, Reserved Field Level and General Admission sections.
- Children (ages 4-6) receive discounted tickets for $3 in the General Admission, Reserved Field Level and Box Seats. Children ages 3 and below receive complimentary General Admission tickets, Reserved Field Level and Box Seats if a seat is required. These discounts and complimentary offers do not apply to Premium Field level and Cattails Restaurant and may not be purchased online.
About The Carolina Mudcats i:
The Carolina Mudcats is Wake County’s hometown professional baseball team, located in Zebulon, N.C. The Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, the Mudcats play in the North Division of the Southern League at home in Five County Stadium off U.S. 264 near Franklin, Johnston, Nash and Wilson counties. The Mudcats have been an established minor-league fan favorite in Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Rocky Mount, Wilson, Smithfield, Clayton, Louisburg, Wake Forest and surrounding towns and communities since 1991. Offering everything from fireworks to weekly promotions and group event nights from April through September, with seating ranging from inexpensive general admission to luxury suite rentals, the Carolina Mudcats provide a fun and exciting afternoon or evening of entertainment for casual and hardcore baseball fans alike that makes Five County Stadium “The Family Place” to be in Wake County. For more information, call (919) 269-2287 or visit http://www.carolinamudcats.com.
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