Reno to open 2010 season Thursday at Aces Ballpark |

Reno to open 2010 season Thursday at Aces Ballpark

RENO – The Reno Aces will kick off their second season Thursday at 6:05 p.m. against the Fresno Grizzlies in front of a sellout crowd at Aces Ballpark, with a pregame 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 through Sunday at Aces Ballpark. Friday and Saturday night’s games will be 7:05 p.m. starts, with Sunday’s matinee set to begin at 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 starting at 2 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.

Friday night, the Aces will be giving away 2,500 magnet schedules presented by McMaster Consulting. 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. Fans are invited to line up early, as these popular items are expected to go fast.

Like last season, the Aces are proud to reintroduce the Kids Run the Bases program presented by Dr. David Welmerink, the Ace of Braces. 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. 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 night’s 6:05 game, 3,000 fans will receive a special Reno Aces’ scarf.

Single-game tickets for all games start at just $7, while ticket plans for the 2010 season start at just $220. Fans can get more information on mini-plans, as well as half- and full-season ticket plans by calling (775) 334-4700.

Fans can purchase single-game tickets by calling the Aces Ballpark box office at (775) 334-7000 or by visiting

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