Las Vegas Aviators Host Intrastate Rival Reno Aces In 5 Game Series From Sat To Wed June 29th – July 3rd

LAS VEGAS AVIATORS RETURN TO LAS VEGAS BALLPARK
FOR BRIEF FIVE-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST
INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO ACES FROM SATURDAY-WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29 – JULY 3
AVIATORS JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 29)
LOS REYES DE PLATA “SILVER KINGS” (TUESDAY, JULY 2)
FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA (WEDNESDAY, JULY 3)
AVIATORS LEAD TRIPLE-A BASEBALL (30 TEAMS) IN
TOTAL HOME ATTENDANCE (379,202) AND AVERAGE (9,480)

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            The Las Vegas Aviators® professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, will open a brief five-game homestand against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Tripe-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, on Saturday, June 29 at Las Vegas Ballpark®.

The five-game series against Reno will conclude on Wednesday, July 3 with the Fireworks Extravaganza, presented by City National Bank.  All games in the series will begin at 7:05 p.m.

The Aviators, 44-35, are currently on a Northern California four-game road trip against the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, that will conclude on Friday, June 28.

The Aviators organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada. The franchise is playing in their 37th season in the Silver State as a member of the PCL.

LAS VEGAS AVIATORS LEAD TRIPLE-A BASEBALL IN HOME ATTENDANCE:

The Aviators lead Triple-A baseball (30 teams: 16 in PCL; 14 in International League) in total home attendance (379,202) and average (9,480 in 40 dates).

The Charlotte Knights, Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, lead the IL in total home attendance (329,720) and average (8,243 in 40 dates).

 

2019 LAS VEGAS BALLPARK ATTENDANCE: In 40 dates, Las Vegas total is 379,202 for an average of 9,480 (29 sellouts). The season-high sellout crowd was 12,111 vs. Tacoma on May 14 (Smokers Strike Out 16th Annual School Day Game). The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 37 seasons (1983-2019). The all-time attendance total now stands at 12,380,213.  In 36 seasons at Cashman Field (1983-2016), the attendance total was 12,001,011.

LARGEST SINGLE SEASON HOME ATTENDANCE:

1992    387,815           72 dates           5,386 average

1993    386,310           71 dates           5,441 average

2008    374,780           71 dates           5,279 average

2007    371,676           72 dates           5,162 average

*1983  365,848           75 dates           4,878 average

2006    365,659           72 dates           5,079 average

*inaugural season

 

The following is the schedule and promotions for the five-games from June 29 – July 3 at 7:05 p.m.:

            Saturday, June 29: *Aviators Jersey Night, pres by Valley Health System vs. Reno – SOLD OUT

Sunday, June 30: Silver State Diamond Challenge, presented by Nevada Donor Network vs. Reno

Monday, July 1: Silver State Diamond Challenge, presented by Nevada Donor Network vs. Reno

Tuesday, July 2: Los Reyes de Plata (“Silver Kings”) vs. Reno

Wednesday, July 3: Fireworks Extravaganza, pres by City National Bank vs. Reno – SOLD OUT

 

*first 2,500 fans through the gates     

 

            SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE, presented by Nevada Donor Network: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada…Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2019 campaign will mark the 11th season of the S.S.D.C.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces (Reno won series 9-games-to-7)

2017: Reno Aces (Reno won series 12-games-to-4)

2018: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 10-games-6)

2019: Series is tied 4-games-to-4

 

 

            +MiLB Es Divertido Ser Un Fan – “It’s Fun To Be A Fan Campaign!” The Aviators will transform to the Las Vegas Reyes de Plata (“Silver Kings”) eight times during the 2019 season at the Las Vegas Ballpark.  The remaining dates are: Tuesday, July 2, July 23, July 30, August 20.

Minor League Baseball announced on Feb. 18, 2019 the second annual Copa de la Diversión® (Fun Cup™) event series taking place during the 2019 season.  MiLB, on July 24, 2017, launched Es Divertido Ser Un Fan, a new multi-cultural fan engagement platform aimed at specifically connecting with Hispanic/Latino baseball fans in 160 markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. The program debuted in August 2017 in select MiLB markets, including Las Vegas, Charlotte, North Carolina; Kane County, Illinois; and Visalia, California, with national expansion implemented in the 2018 season!

The Las Vegas Reyes de Plata will take the field celebrating the city and state’s pioneering history at the forefront of the precious metal mining business that continues to define the Silver State today.

Reno’s roster features one of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: right-handed pitcher Taylor Widener (No. 7).

Following the homestand, the Aviators will embark on a brief four-game road trip to Albuquerque, N.M. to face the Isotopes, Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, from Thursday-Sunday, July 4-7.

The Triple-A All-Star break will then commence from Monday-Wednesday, July 8-10. The 2019 Ronald McDonald House Charities Triple-A All-Star Game, the 32nd annual contest featuring the International League vs. Pacific Coast League, will be held on Wednesday, July 10 at Southwest University Park in El Paso, Texas, home of the Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. The game will begin at 6:05 p.m. PT and will be broadcast live on the MLB Network.

 

The Aviators 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 Aviators website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.aviatorslv.comRuss Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 20th season behind the microphone calling Aviators baseball.

All Aviators games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via aviatorslv.com.

Tickets for all Aviators home games can be purchased at Las Vegas Ballpark Box Office.

Box Office Hours:

NON-GAME DAYS:

Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday is closed

GAME DAYS:

Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to end of game

Sunday night games (June – September) from noon to end of game

NOTE: Las Vegas Ballpark will call is located off Pavilion Center Drive near the main entrance to the ballpark, Will call is open 1.5 hours before the game and closed at the end of the game.

Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com).

The Aviators will be offering a military and first responders discount through the team’s partnership with GovX (www.govx.com) – – $5.00 off tickets through the website.

The individual game tickets for the 70-game home season are subject to dynamic pricing.

The pricing classifications are subject to change:

Home Plate Box ($35-$45)

Dugout Prime ($29-$39)

Dugout Box ($22-$32)

Outfield Prime ($18-$28)

Outfield Box ($15-$25)

4 Topps Corners ($50-$60)

Home Run Porch ($50-$60)

Social/Berm ($12-$22)

2019 Group Tickets are on sale and the phone number is (702) 943-7200.

Official licensed Aviators team merchandise is available at the Las Vegas Ballpark TEAM STORE and on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.aviatorslv.com.

 

– Visit the Las Vegas Aviators on the Internet at www.aviators.com

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

Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rival Reno Aces In 4 Game Homestand At Cashman Field From Thurs.-Sun., Aug. 9th – 12th

 

51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR A BRIEF FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND
AGAINST INTRASTATE RIVAL, THE RENO ACES
FROM THURSDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 9-12
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, AUGUST 9)
FIREWORKS SHOW (FRIDAY, AUGUST 10);
51s BASEBALL DUFFLE BAG NIGHT/KIDS NIGHT OUT (SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

 

 

 

The Las Vegas 51s PROFESSIONAL baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open a brief four-game homestand against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, on Thursday, August 9 at Cashman Field.  The four-game series will conclude on Sunday, August 12 and all games in the series will begin at 7:05 p.m.

The 51s, under manager Tony DeFrancesco, concluded a seven-game “Midwest” road trip on Tuesday afternoon in Des Moines, Iowa against the Cubs, Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.

The PCL has a scheduled off day on Wednesday, August 8.

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 56 dates, Las Vegas total is 256,214 for an average of 4,575. The season-high crowd is 9,321 vs. Salt Lake on July 3 for the Fireworks Extravaganza!  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 11,925,001.

            Budweiser Dollar Beer Night, presented by Laughlin, will be featured in the series opener against the Aces on Thursday, August 9.  Dollar Beer Night will be featured at every Thursday home game during the 2018 season.

Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

A spectacular post-game Fireworks Show, presented by Findlay Toyota, will be featured in game two of the series on Friday, August 10.

51s Baseball Duffle Bag Night on Kids Night Out, presented by CSN (College of Southern Nevada), will be featured in game three of the series against Reno on Saturday, August 11.  The first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.) will receive the jersey.

Reno’ roster features one of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: right-handed pitcher Taylor Clarke (No. 8).

 

SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada.  Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2018 campaign will mark the 10th season of the S.S.D.C.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces (Reno won series 9-games-to-7)

2017: Reno Aces (Reno won series 12-games-to-4)

2018: Las Vegas leads the series, 7-games-to-5        

Following the homestand, the 51s will embark on a seven-game road trip beginning in Northern California on Monday, August 13 against the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros. The three-game series will conclude on Wednesday, August 15.  Las Vegas will then travel to El Paso, Texas, to face the first-place Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, in a four-game series from Thursday-Sunday, August 16-19.  El Paso has won the Pacific Conference Southern Division for three straight seasons (2015-17).

Following the road trip from August 13-19, the next scheduled off day for the PCL is Monday, August 20.

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.comRuss 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.

 

LAS VEGAS BALLPARK 2019 SEASON TICKET DEPOSITS:

Fans can reserve their spot in the new Las Vegas Ballpark by placing a season ticket deposit for just $100 per seat; $100 per seat for club seat and $100 for a group event.

To make a deposit, go to http://bit.ly/LVBallparkDeposit

Customers who place a deposit will be able to select their seats after current 51s season ticket holders. Deposit priority will be based on the time and date of deposit.

Inventory is limited on season tickets and the opportunity to purchase will be determined on a first come – first served basis. Priority order is based on 2018 season ticket holders, followed by customers who make a $100 deposit and finally the general public.

The $100 deposit will be kept on the customer’s account to secure the priority. At the date of the purchase, the deposit will be applied towards the total cost of the season tickets or group event.  All deposits are refundable if customers decide not to purchase tickets.

            NOTE: For fans that are currently a SEASON TICKET HOLDER or GROUP BUYER, there is no need to place a deposit for the 2019 season.

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 –

Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rival Reno Aces In 4 Game Homestand From June 21st – 24th

51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR A BRIEF FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND
AGAINST INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO ACES FROM JUNE 21-24
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, JUNE 21)
FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, JUNE 22)
51s CAMOUFLAGE JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 23)

 

 
The Las Vegas 51s PROFESSIONAL baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open a brief four-game homestand on Thursday, June 21 against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m.  The series against the Aces will conclude on Sunday, June 24 at 12:05 p.m. (final Sunday “matinee” home game of the season). The remaining Sunday “home games” will be played at 7:05 p.m. on July 1,15,29, August 12 and September 2.

The 51s, under manager Tony DeFrancesco, are currently on a seven-game road trip that will conclude on Tuesday, June 19 in Oklahoma City, Okla., against the Dodgers, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The PCL then has a scheduled off day on Wednesday, June 20.

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 36 dates, Las Vegas total is 174,816 for an average of 4,856. 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 11,843,603.

Budweiser Dollar Beer Night, presented by Laughlin, will be featured in the series opener vs. Reno on Thursday, June 21.  Dollar Beer Night will be featured at every Thursday home game during the 2018 season.

Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

A spectacular post-game Fireworks Show, presented by Findlay Toyota, will be featured in game two of the series on Friday, June 21 at 7:05 p.m.

51s Camouflage Jersey Night, presented by Nevada Department of Wildlife, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.), will be featured in game three of the series vs. the Aces on Saturday, June 23 at 7:05 p.m.

Reno’ roster features one of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: right-handed pitcher Taylor Clarke (No. 8).

 

SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada.  Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2018 campaign will mark the 10th season of the S.S.D.C.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces (Reno won series 9-games-to-7)

2017: Reno Aces (Reno won series 12-games-to-4)

2018: Reno leads the series, 3-games-to-2

Following the homestand, the 51s will embark on a brief four-game road trip to the Pacific Northwest beginning on Monday, June 25.  Las Vegas will face the Tacoma Rainiers, Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, and the series will conclude on Thursday, June 28.

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.comRuss 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 –

 

Las Vegas 51s Host Salt Lake Bees and Intrastate Rival Reno Aces In 8 Game Home Stand From August 19th – 27th

51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND
AGAINST SALT LAKE AND INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO FROM AUGUST 19-27
KRIS BRYANT BOBBLEHEAD NIGHT (SATURDAY, AUGUST 19)
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, AUGUST 24)
FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, AUGUST 25)
51s DUFFLE BAG NIGHT (SATURDAY, AUGUST 26)
LAS VEGAS REYES DE PLATA (TUESDAY, AUG. 22)

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open an eight-game homestand on Saturday, August 19 against the Salt Lake Bees, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m.  The four-game series against the Bees will conclude on Tuesday, August 22. The next scheduled off day for the PCL is Wednesday, August 23.  Las Vegas will then host intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, in a four-game series from Thursday-Sunday, August 24-27.  All eight games on the homestand will begin at 7:05 p.m.

The 51s, under first-year manager Pedro Lopez, are currently on an eight-game road trip in Northern California against the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, that will conclude on Friday, August 18.

2017 CASHMAN FIELD ATTENDANCE: In 59 dates, Las Vegas’ total is 295,715 for an average of 5,012.  Las Vegas has recorded five sellouts: 9,872 for Star Wars Night/Fireworks on April 28 vs. Albuquerque; season-high crowd of 10,342 for the Smokers Strike Out 14th Annual School Day Game on May 3 vs. Tacoma; 9,559 for the Fireworks/Nevada Donor Network Donate Life Night on May 5 vs. Tacoma; 9,353 for the Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4 vs. El Paso; 10,520 for the Kids Night Out/51s Cooler Bag on August 5 vs. Oklahoma City. The Las Vegas franchise is 4,285 fans shy of reaching the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance for the 35th consecutive season (1983-2017). The all-time attendance total now stands at 11,605,443.  The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

            Kris Bryant Bobblehead Night, presented by CSN, will be featured in the opener of the homestand on Saturday, August 19. The first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.), will receive a Bryant Bobblehead in a Bonanza High School uniform.

LAS VEGAN KRIS BRYANT: The 2010 graduate of Bonanza High School was the 2016 National League Most Valuable Player and helped lead the Chicago Cubs to the World Series championship for the first time in 108 years (1908)!  The ’16 MVP batted .292 (176-for-603) with 77 extra-base hits (35 doubles, 39 HR) and 102 RBI. He became just the second Cub to ever reach 35 home runs in his age-24 season, joining Ernie Banks.  He earned 2015 Sporting News & BBWAA National League Rookie of the Year honors.

SCE Federal Credit Union presents “Drive it out of the Park” sweepstakes on Saturday, August 19.

51s fans will have the opportunity to “sign up” at the game at one of the three SCE Federal Credit Union tables located in the concourse level. The three contestants will then be selected from those entries to compete in the contest.

The contest will take place at the end of the 7th inning on the field. The three contestants will roll specialty dice and if the “SCE Logo” appears on all the dice, the contestant will win $25,000 toward a vehicle from Findlay Chevy.

The 51s, in conjunction with Minor League Baseball, will present “Peanut-Free Night” on Sunday, August 20 in game two of the four-game series. MiLB, on August 3, announced the partnership with Auvi-Q and its food allergy awareness campaign.

             “Smith’s Value Menu Monday” will be presented in game three of the series on August 21. Monday “home” games will feature a “Value Menu” for the ninth straight season!  The 51s and Centerplate 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 opener of the four-game series against Reno on Thursday, August 24 (final $1.00 Beer Night of the season). Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

A spectacular post-game “Fireworks Show,” presented by Vons will be featured in game two of the series against the Aces on Friday, August 25.

            51s Duffle Bag Night, presented by SCE Federal Credit Union, will be distributed to the first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.) in game three of the series vs. Reno on Saturday, August 26.

MiLB Es Divertido Ser Un Fan – “It’s Fun To Be A Fan Campaign” at Cashman Field on Tuesday, August 22:

The 51s will transform to the Las Vegas Reyes de Plata (“Silver Kings”) for the third time in 2017 (1-1 record). The Reyes de Plata will wear special hats and jerseys for the contest vs. Salt Lake.

MiLB (on July 24) launched Es Divertido Ser Un Fan, a new multi-cultural fan engagement platform aimed at specifically connecting with Hispanic/Latino baseball fans in 160 markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. The program debuted in August in select MiLB markets, including Las Vegas, Charlotte, North Carolina; Kane County, Illinois; and Visalia, California, with a national expansion planned for 2018.

The Las Vegas Reyes de Plata will take the field celebrating the city and state’s pioneering history at the forefront of the precious metal mining business that continues to define the Silver State today.

“The Reyes de Plata name plays off the fact that Nevada is the Silver State and embraces the impact and history that the Hispanic/Latino community had early in the precious metals mining industry that ultimately made Nevada state-worthy during the final months of the Civil War. The Tuesday re-branding that will occur during August games is something that is unique in professional sports and goes beyond one-off heritage nights,” said 51s General Manager/VP of Sales & Marketing Chuck Johnson.

SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada…Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2017 campaign will mark the ninth season of the S.S.D.C.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces (Reno won series 9-games-to-7)

2017: Reno leads the series 8-games-to-4

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 142 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 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 18th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

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

Reno’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: Outfielder Socrates Brito (No. 4) and right-handed pitcher Taylor Clarke (No. 7). 

Following the homestand, Las Vegas will embark on its final road trip of the ’17 season to Northern California. The 51s will face the Sacramento River Cats, Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, in a four-game series from Monday-Thursday, August 28-31.

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 71-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $16.00 (field, $17.00-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.

2018 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 –