Augusta GreenJackets scream summer

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The Augusta GreenJackets open a seven-game homestand at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Thursday, June 20, with the first of four games against the Kannapolis Intimidators. Savannah’s Sand Gnats roll into town June 24 for a three-game set.

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Augusta GreenJackets sign baseballs before a game at Lake Olmstead Stadium. Many former Augusta players have advanced to the major leagues.  JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF
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Augusta GreenJackets sign baseballs before a game at Lake Olmstead Stadium. Many former Augusta players have advanced to the major leagues.

ON THE FIELD

WHO: The Augusta GreenJackets are the Class A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Six Jackets were picked for the South Atlantic League All-Star Game:

• Chris Stratton, pitcher

• Martin Agosta, pitcher

• Tyler Mizenko, pitcher

• Mitch Delfino, third baseman

• Jesus Galindo, center fielder

• Matt Duffy, shortstop

AT THE GATE

WHERE: Lake Olmstead Stadium (78 Milledge Road, Augusta), home of the Augusta GreenJackets since 1995

TICKETS: Adult tickets range from $8-$15, with discounts for children, seniors and military personnel

GAME TIME: All games start at 7:05 p.m., unless noted

MORE: (706) 736-7889, greenjacketsbaseball.com

IN THE STANDS

From $1 beers and all-you-can-eat concessions to free baseball caps and fireworks, fans are treated to contests between innings and other promotions.

IN THE BALLPARK

MONDAYS: Feed Your Face Monday. Select concessions are all-you-can-eat until the end of the sixth inning.

June 24 Savannah Sand Gnats

July 22 Asheville Tourists

July 29 Rome Braves

Aug. 19 Savannah Sand Gnats

TUESDAYS: Two-For-Tuesday. Get two soft drinks or two draft beers for the price of one.

June 25 Savannah Sand Gnats

July 23 Asheville Tourists

July 30 Rome Braves

Aug. 13 Greenville Drive

Aug. 27 Lexington Legends

WEDNESDAYS: Baseball Bingo. Play for free and win prizes.

July 17 Lakewood BlueClaws

July 31 Rome Braves

Aug. 14 Greenville Drive

Aug. 28 Lexington Legends

THURSDAYS: Thirsty Thursday. Small sodas and beers are $1. *

June 20 Kannapolis Intimidators

July 18 Lakewood BlueClaws

Aug. 1 Charleston RiverDogs

Aug. 15 Greenville Drive

Aug. 29 Lexington Legends

* Live post-game music: Joe Stevenson (June 20); The Mason Jars (July 18); The Ramblin’ Fevers (Aug. 1); Cameras, Guns and Radios (Aug. 15); and The Hollerers (Aug. 29)

FRIDAYS: Fireworks Fridays

June 21 Kannapolis Intimidators

July 5 Charleston RiverDogs

July 19 Lakewood BlueClaws

Aug. 2 Charleston RiverDogs

Aug. 16 Savannah Sand Gnats

SATURDAYS: Saturday Family Nights

June 22 Kannapolis Intimidators (free baseball caps)

July 6 Charleston RiverDogs (Inflatamaniacs)

July 20 Asheville Tourists (military appreciation)

Aug. 3 Charleston RiverDogs (Pablo Sandoval statuette)

Aug. 17 Savannah Sand Gnats (GreenJackets photo)

SUNDAYS: Kids Day. Children younger than 12 are invited to play catch on the field before the game and run the bases after the game. All Sunday games start at 2:05 p.m.

June 23 Kannapolis Intimidators

July 7 Charleston RiverDogs

July 21 Asheville Tourists

Aug. 4 Charleston RiverDogs

Aug. 18 Savannah Sand Gnats

SPECIAL PROMOTIONS

• Wednesday, June 26, vs. Savannah Sand Gnats, 12:05 p.m. Super Splash Day. The stadium will be turned into a water park for children during the game.

• Thursday, July 4, vs. Charleston RiverDogs, Fireworks Extravaganza


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