Aces ready for season opener
RENO – The Reno Aces will kick-off their second season today at 6:05 p.m. against the Fresno Grizzlies in front of a sellout crowd at Aces Ballpark, with a pre-game fireworks show and the much-anticipated debut of the Freight House District.
The Aces and Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, will square-off Thursday through Sunday at Aces Ballpark. Friday and Saturday night’s games will be 7:05 p.m. starts, with Sunday’s matinee set for 1:05 p.m.
Also on Thursday, SK Baseball will unveil its newest downtown development, the Freight House District. The year-round dining and entertainment complex adjacent to Aces Ballpark will be opened to the public for the first time, with both Duffy’s Ale House and Bugsy’s Sports Bar and Grill open for business at 2 p.m. on Thursday.
Friday night, the Aces will be giving away 2,500 magnet schedules. In addition, the Aces will continue the popular tradition of St. Mary’s Fireworks Fridays presented by KOLO 8 News Now, which will follow every Friday night home game.
Saturday night, 3,000 fans will receive an Aces fleece blanket presented by Silver Legacy/Eldorado.
The Aces will continue the Kids Run the Bases program. After every Friday, Saturday and Sunday game, all children 12 and under are invited to run the bases on the Aces Ballpark infield.
The first Aces homestand of the season will conclude with a four-game set against the Salt Lake Bees, to take place Monday through Thursday of next week. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday’s games will begin at 6:05 p.m., with a 1:05 p.m. start slated for Wednesday afternoon.
At Monday game, 3,000 fans will receive a special Reno Aces scarf, while Thursday’s 6:05 p.m. tilt will introduce 2010’s first of nine Coors Light Thirsty Thursdays™ of the season.
Single-game tickets for all games start at $7, while ticket plans for the 2010 season start at $220. Fans can get more information on mini-plans, as well as half- and full-season ticket plans by calling (775) 334-4700.
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