Las Vegas 51s Host El Paso Chihuahuas for Division Title August 31st – Sept 3rd – Playoff Series Tickets Go On Sale Monday August 31st

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51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD TO CONCLUDE 2015 REGULAR SEASON WITH
EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST EL PASO CHIHUAHUAS
AND TACOMA RAINIERS FROM AUGUST 31 – SEPTEMBER 7
FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4)
FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT/KOMEN JERSEY (SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5)

51s PLAYOFF TICKETS TO GO ON SALE ON MONDAY, AUGUST 31

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, and the 2013 & 2014 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open an eight-game homestand to conclude the 2015 regular season on Monday, August 31 against the El Paso Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m. The four-game series against El Paso will conclude on Thursday, September 3 (all games at 7:05 p.m.)  Las Vegas will then host the Tacoma Rainiers, Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, in a four-game series over the Labor Day Weekend from Friday-Monday, September 4-7.

 

Las Vegas, under third-year manager Wally Backman and the 2014 PCL Manager of the Year, are currently on an eight-game road trip (4-1) that will conclude in Round Rock, Texas, against the Express, Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, on Sunday, August 30.  The “first place” 51s (74-59 record, .556) hold a 3.5 game lead over second-place El Paso (70-62, .530) in the Pacific Southern Division.  Las Vegas is attempting to secure a post-season playoff berth for the third consecutive season for just the second time in franchise history (Las Vegas Stars 1986-88).

 

The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

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2015 ATTENDANCE: In 61 dates, Las Vegas’ total is 295,436 for an average of 4,843.  The 51s began the 2015 “home” season with back-to-back sellouts on April 17 (11,007) and April 18 (9,928).  The “home opener” crowd on April 17 of 11,007 was the largest in the 33-year franchise history (10,622 – inaugural home opener on April 10, 1983 vs. Salt Lake City).  Las Vegas has a total of four “home” sellouts and is 4,564 fans shy of reaching the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 33 seasons (1983-2015) and the all-time attendance total now stands at 10,939,645.

 

Smith’s Value Menu Monday will be presented in the opener and finale of the eight-game homestand on August 31 vs. El Paso and Labor Day (September 7) vs. Tacoma at 12:05 p.m. (regular season finale, presented by Dreyer’s Frozen Custard).  Monday “home” games feature a “Value Menu” for the seventh straight season!  The 51s and Aramark have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Pretzels for just $1.00 per item.

 

            Budweiser Dollar Beer Night will be presented in the finale of the four-game series against the Chihuahuas on Thursday, September 3.  “Dollar Beer Night” will be presented at every Thursday home game during the 2015 season.  Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

 

El Paso’s roster features three of the top 10 prospects in the Padres organization, according to Baseball America: Outfielder Hunter Renfroe (No. 3); outfielder Rymer Liriano (No. 6) and right-handed pitcher Casey Kelly (No. 10).

 

The final spectacular post-game “Fireworks Show” of the season, presented by Dolomite, will be featured in the opener of the four-game series vs. Tacoma on Friday, September 4 at 7:05 p.m. on Candlelighters Night.

 

Komen Jersey Night, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates (which open at 6 p.m.), will be featured in game two of the four-game series on Saturday, September 5 at 7:05 p.m. on Fan Appreciation Night.

 

WestStar Credit Union will also feature a ceremonial first pitch for a lucky fan of their choice at either the Friday or Saturday, September 4 or 5 contests at Cashman Field. A sweepstakes contest and official entry form can be found on weststar.org and entries will be accepted through Monday, August 31.

 

Tacoma’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Mariners organization, according to Baseball America: Third baseman D.J. Peterson (No. 2) and infielder Patrick Kivlehan (No. 4)

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on Sports 920 (AM) The Game, which will carry live all 144 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.comRuss Langer, the nine-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 16th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

 

All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, and the 2013 & 2014 Pacific Southern Division Champions, announced today that PCL Playoff Tickets for the Conference Championship Series will go on sale on Monday, August 31 at noon at the America First Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field.  The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m.  Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at selected Smith’s Food & Drug.

The individual game tickets for the Conference Championship Series will be priced at $11.00 (reserved); $14.00 (plaza) and $15.00 (field) & the blue dugout seats at $25.00.

 

Following the regular season, the 2015 PCL Playoffs will begin on Wednesday, September 9.

 

– The 2015 PCL Playoffs –

 

Conference Championship Series Schedule (Best-of-5):

Game 1: Wednesday, Sept. 9: Pacific Southern (Las Vegas/El Paso) at Pacific Northern (Fresno)

Game 2: Thursday, Sept. 10: Pacific Southern (Las Vegas/El Paso) at Pacific Northern (Fresno)

Game 3: Friday, Sept. 11: Pacific Northern (Fresno) at Pacific Southern (Las Vegas/El Paso)

Game 4: Saturday, Sept. 12*: Pacific Northern (Fresno) at Pacific Southern (Las Vegas/El Paso)

Game 5: Sunday, Sept. 13*: Pacific Northern (Fresno) at Pacific Southern (Las Vegas/El Paso)

 

Game 1: Wednesday, Sept. 9: American Northern (Oklahoma City) at American Southern (Round Rock/Memphis)

Game 2: Thursday, Sept. 10: American Northern (Oklahoma City) at American Southern (Round Rock/Memphis)

Game 3: Friday, Sept. 11: American Southern (Round Rock/Memphis) at American Northern (Oklahoma City)

Game 4: Saturday, Sept. 12*: American Southern (Round Rock/Memphis) at American Northern (Oklahoma City)

Game 5: Sunday, Sept. 13*: American Southern (Round Rock/Memphis) at American Northern (Oklahoma City)

 

PCL Championship Series (Best-of-5)

Game 1: Tuesday, Sept. 15: Pacific Conference Winner at American Conference Winner

Game 2: Wednesday, Sept. 16: Pacific Conference Winner at American Conference Winner

Game 3: Friday, Sept. 18: American Conference Winner at Pacific Conference Winner

Game 4: Saturday, Sept. 19*: American Conference Winner at Pacific Conference Winner

Game 5: Sunday, Sept. 20*: American Conference Winner at Pacific Conference Winner

 

*if necessary

 

2015 Gildan Triple-A Baseball National Championship Game

Tuesday, September 22: Pacific Coast League Champion vs. International League Champion

At Southwest University Park (9,000) in El Paso, Texas (Home of the Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres) and will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network at 5 p.m. (PDT) and Sports 920 (AM) The Game.

 

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the America First Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at selected Smith’s Food & Drug.

 

The individual game tickets for the 72-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $15.00 (field, $16.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $25.00.  The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on field, plaza and reserved seats throughout the season except for the “Fireworks Extravaganza” which was held on Saturday, July 4 (all seats were priced at $15.00 for this special event).

 

            Costco Tickets: Fans can purchase “5 Plaza Level Tickets” for just $39.99 at Costco Stores located in Green Valley, North Las Vegas and Summerlin.

 

Season tickets for the 2016 campaign are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 798-7825.

 

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com. 

 

– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com

– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

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