Val­leyCats an­nounce fire­works shows for 2019

The Saratogian (Saratoga, NY) - - SPORTS - By Sports Staff [email protected]

TROY, NY >> The New York-Penn League Cham­pion Tri-City Val­leyCats an­nounced on Fri­day that the 2019 sea­son will fea­ture 15 postgame fire­works ex­trav­a­gan­zas, two camp days, and a La­bor Day mati­nee to con­clude the reg­u­lar sea­son at Joseph L. Bruno Sta­dium.

The 15 fire­works shows have be­come a sta­ple sum­mer at­trac­tion for Cap­i­tal Re­gion fans, and that tra­di­tion will con­tinue in 2019 dur­ing the Val­leyCats’ 18th sea­son of pro­fes­sional base­ball in Troy.

On Sun­day, June 16th the Val­leyCats kick-off their home sched­ule vs. the Staten Is­land Yan­kees, an af­fil­i­ate of the New York Yan­kees, with a first pitch of 6:00 p.m. Fol­low­ing the game will be the first of the 15 fire­works shows. The rest of the Val­leyCats’ Sun­day home games will be­gin at 5:00 p.m.

On In­de­pen­dence Day, Thurs­day, July 4th, the Val­leyCats take on the Hud­son Val­ley Rene­gades, an af­fil­i­ate of the Tampa Bay Rays, in a re­match of the 2018 New York-Penn League Cham­pi­onship Se­ries. First pitch is 6:30

p.m. and will fea­ture an ex­panded postgame fire­works ex­trav­a­ganza.

Two camp days will be held at “The Joe” in 2019, Tues­day, July 9th vs. the Brook­lyn Cy­clones, and Thurs­day, Au­gust 1st vs. the Batavia Muck­dogs. Both fea­ture a first pitch of 11:00 a.m. and are geared to­wards sum­mer camps, se­nior groups, and busi­ness net­work­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties.

On La­bor Day, Mon­day Septem­ber 2nd, the Val­leyCats will close out the 2019 sea­son when they host the Ver­mont Lake Mon­sters (Oak­land Ath­let­ics) in a 3:00 p.m. mati­nee game.

With the ex­cep­tions of the two camp days, In­de­pen­dence Day and La­bor Day, start times for Val­leyCats week­day and Satur­day games are 7:00 p.m.

Sea­son tick­ets, mini plans and flex plans are avail­able for pur­chase, and the Val­leyCats are cur­rently tak­ing reser­va­tions for groups of 20 or more. Fans who pur­chase a ticket plan by De­cem­ber 21st will re­ceive a se­cret santa gift with their or­der.

The com­plete 2019 sea­son sched­ule and ticket in­for­ma­tion can be found on­line at tc­val­l­ey­cats.com, by call­ing 518-629-CATS (2287), or by vis­it­ing the Joseph L. Bruno Sta­dium box of­fice. Game times and fire­works dates are all sub­ject to change.

The full list of fire­works dates is as fol­lows: (*Sub­ject to change)

1. Sun­day, June 16 vs. Staten Is­land Yan­kees (Yan­kees) – 6:00 p.m.

2. Satur­day, June 22 vs. Ver­mont Lake Mon­sters (Ath­let­ics) – 7:00 p.m.

3. Fri­day, June 28 vs. Aberdeen IronBirds (Ori­oles) – 7:00 p.m.

4. Thurs­day, July 4 vs. Hud­son Val­ley Rene­gades (Rays) – 6:30 p.m.

5. Thurs­day, July 11 vs. State Col­lege Spikes (Car­di­nals) – 7:00 p.m.

6. Wed­nes­day, July 17 vs. Low­ell Spin­ners (Red Sox) – 7:00 p.m.

7. Fri­day, July 19 vs. Low­ell Spin­ners (Red Sox) – 7:00 p.m.

8. Satur­day, July 27 vs. Con­necti­cut Tigers (Tigers) – 7:00 p.m.

9. Wed­nes­day, July 31 vs. Batavia Muck­dogs (Mar­lins) – 7:00 p.m.

10. Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 7 vs. Low­ell Spin­ners (Red Sox) – 7:00 p.m.

11. Thurs­day, Au­gust 15 vs. Aberdeen IronBirds (Ori­oles) – 7:00 p.m.

12. Thurs­day, Au­gust 22 vs. Hud­son Val­ley Rene­gades (Rays) – 7:00 p.m.

13. Sun­day, Au­gust 25 vs. Staten Is­land Yan­kees (Yan­kees) – 5:00 p.m.

14. Satur­day, Au­gust 31 vs. Ver­mont Lake Mon­sters (Ath­let­ics) – 7:00 p.m.

15. Sun­day, Septem­ber 1 vs. Ver­mont Lake Mon­sters (Ath­let­ics)– 5:00 p.m.

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