LAS VEGAS AVIATORS® HOST SALT LAKE BEES & SACRAMENTO RIVER CATS IN 12-GAME HOMESTAND FROM AUGUST 29 -SEPTEMBER 10;
$2.00 BEER NIGHTS ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 31 & SEPTEMBER 7; AVIATORS BOBBLEHEAD NIGHT ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1; PICKLE BALL PADDLES NIGHT ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2;
YELLOWSTONE CAP NIGHT ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8; MARVEL NIGHT & HULK BOBBLEHEAD ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
The Las Vegas Aviators® professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, will host the Salt Lake Bees, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, in the opener of the six-game series on Tuesday, August 29 at 7:05 p.m. at Las Vegas Ballpark®. The 10th homestand will consist of 12 games against the Bees from Tuesday-Sunday, August 29 – September 3. Following a PCL off day on Labor Day (Monday, September 4), the Aviators will then host the Sacramento River Cats, Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, in a six-game series from Tuesday-Sunday, September 5-10. All games on the homestand will begin at 7:05 p.m. except for the two Sunday games on September 3 and 10, at 6:05 p.m.
The series opener on Tuesday, August 29 will feature the ninth of 10 games broadcast live on YurView Cox Channel 14.
The Silver State Sports & Entertainment Network (SSSEN), channel 5.2 and on Cox cable channel 125, will televise six games during the two-week homestand: Wednesday, August 30; Friday September 1 & Sunday, September 3 vs. Salt Lake. Wednesday-Thursday, September 6-7 & Sunday, September 10 vs. Sacramento.
The Aviators, under manager Fran Riordan, are 63-61 (.508) overall and 29-21 (.580) in the second half in the West Division. The following are the standings for the second-half of the 10-team PCL:
PCL Standings (10 teams, second-half winner):
W L Pct. GB
Round Rock Express 32 18 .640 – –
Tacoma Rainiers 30 20 .600 2.0
Las Vegas Aviators 29 21 .580 3.0
NOTE: The Oklahoma City Dodgers are the winner of the PCL first-half and will host the winner of the second half in the best-of-three league championship series (LCS) from Tuesday-Thursday, September 26-28 at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The Dodgers have the best overall record in Triple-A (30 teams) at 76-48 (.613).
Tuesday, August 29: Las Vegas Reyes de Plata “Silver Kings”
Wednesday, August 30: Bark in the Park, Presented by Subaru of Las Vegas
Thursday, August 31: $2.00 Beer Night
Friday, September 1: *Aviators Bobblehead Night
Saturday, September 2: *Pickle Ball Paddles Night
Tuesday, September 5: Las Vegas Reyes de Plata “Silver Kings”
Wednesday, September 6: Bark in the Park, Presented by Subaru of Las Vegas
Thursday, September 7: $2.00 Beer Night
Friday, September 8: *Yellowstone Cap Night
Saturday, September 9: Marvel Night & *Hulk Bobblehead
Sunday, September 10: 1983 Las Vegas Stars Throwback Game
*first 2,000 fans through the gates