51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR A FIVE-GAME HOMESTAND
AGAINST FIRST-PLACE SALT LAKE BEES FROM JUNE 29 – JULY 3
FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA (TUESDAY, JULY 3)
FIREWORKS SHOW (FRIDAY, JUNE 29);
51s PATRIOTIC DRI-FIT T-SHIRT NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 30
The Las Vegas 51s PROFESSIONAL baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open a five-game homestand on Friday, June 29 against the Salt Lake Bees, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m. All games on the homestand will begin at 7:05 p.m. from Friday-Tuesday, June 29 – July 3.
The 51s, under manager Tony DeFrancesco, are currently on a four-game road trip in the Pacific Northwest against the Tacoma Rainiers, Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. The series will conclude on Thursday, June 28.
The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.
2018 CASHMAN FIELD ATTENDANCE: In 40 dates, Las Vegas total is 192,108 for an average of 4,803. The season-high crowd is 9,003 vs. Fresno on April 20. The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 mark in “home” attendance in all 35 seasons (1983-2017). The all-time attendance total now stands at 11,860,895.
The 51s organization will feature the best fireworks show in Southern Nevada with the traditional Fireworks Extravaganza, presented by The Valley Health System, in the series finale on Tuesday, July 3. All tickets are priced at $17.00 (presale); $18.00-Day of Game.
A spectacular post-game Fireworks Show, presented by Findlay Toyota, will be featured in the series opener against Salt Lake on Friday, June 29.
51s Patriotic Dri-Fit T-Shirt Night, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.), will be featured in game two of the series on Saturday, June 30.
Smith’s Value Menu Monday will be presented in game four of the series on July 2. Monday “home” games will feature a “Value Menu” for the 10th straight season! The 51s and Centerplate have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jack, Pretzels and Churros for just $1.00 per item.
Salt Lake’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Angels organization, according to Baseball America: first baseman Matt Thaiss (No. 8) and right-handed pitcher Griffin Canning (No. 9).
Salt Lake is in first place in the Pacific Southern Division with a 44-34 record (.564).
Following the homestand, the 51s will embark on a five-game (four day) road trip to Northern California to face the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros. The series will run from Wednesday-Saturday, July 4-7. A double-header is scheduled on July 7.
The Triple-A All-Star break will then be held from Sunday-Wednesday, July 8-11. The 2018 Huntington Bank Triple-A All-Star Game, presented by Gildan, featuring the PCL All-Stars vs. International League All-Stars, will be held on Wednesday, July 11 at Huntington Park (10,100), home of the Columbus Clippers, Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.
The 31st annual Triple-A All-Star Game will be televised live on the MLB Network for the ninth consecutive year at 4 p.m. (PDT). The announcing team of Scott Braun, Cliff Floyd, Jonathan Mayo and Alexa Datt will bring the action to viewers nationwide.
The game will also be broadcast locally on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, home of 51s baseball.
The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 140 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.com. Russ Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 19th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.
All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.
Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the SCE Federal 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).
The individual game tickets for the 70-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $17.00 (field, $18.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $30.00 ($35-Day of Game). The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza, field and reserved seats throughout the season.
Season tickets and mini-plan packages are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 943-7200.
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 –