North Augusta, SC – The Jackets led 9-2 against the Charleston RiverDogs (Tampa Bay Rays) on Sunday, but the RiverDogs made it interesting. Augusta earned a 9-7 victory to win a series division with Charleston. Augusta is now preparing for a six-game streak at SRP Park starting Tuesday with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Chicago Cubs).
The jackets are 13-7 on the season. Charleston drops to 18-12.
Darius Vines made his second start of the series and contested five innings, allowing just two runs, to secure his first professional victory.
The offense rolled the sticks in the fourth inning. With the game tied, Brandon parker hit his fourth homer of the season to give the Jackets a 3-1 lead. Connor blair caught a sacrifice fly to make it 4-1, then Braulio Vasquez went deep. A two-point shot took Augusta to 6-1.
Two more runs occurred in the fifth inning for an error. A third scored on a Vaughn grissom Single. It was 9-2 after five innings. Charleston used the long ball to get back into the game. Two home runs of Alexander Hill definitely helped. Abiezel Ramirez had one, and it was Nick schnell in the 9th inning to lead it into a 9-7 game.
Ben dum however won the save and the Jackets were awarded a series division.
- Willie Carter completed 3-by-4, RBI. It was his 10th multi-hit game of the season. It now reaches 0.344.
- Brandon parker is now tied with Cade bunnell for the team leader in circuits with four.
- Darius Vines now has a 2.25 ERA after 24 innings this year.
NEXT HOMESTAND: Tuesday June 8 to 13 against Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Chicago Cubs)
Tuesday June 8, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – 7:05 p.m.
- Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
- “First Responder Tuesday’s”, presented by Academy Sports and Outdoors, News 12 / NBC 26 & Sunny 102.7
All firefighters, police officers and EMS can receive $ 2 off the reserved or general admission ticket options (standing room only) with a valid ID at the SRP park ticket office (while stocks last ).
- Be our first player in the game
· Sign up to be the first responder of the Academy Sports and Outdoors game and receive four (4) tickets, four (4) food stamps and a $ 100 gift card to Academy Sports & Outdoors. Link to register: https://www.milb.com/augusta/ballpark/gj-first-responders
Wednesday June 9, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – 7:05 p.m.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
This is the very popular Play Baseball Bingo brought to you by Comfort Keepers, guests receive a bingo card at the entrance and play to win prizes all night long.
· Join us for the fourth “Warrior Wednesday” presented by Augusta Technical College & News-Talk WGAC Augusta
o The jackets will wear special military-themed jerseys. The specialty jerseys will be auctioned on Wednesday, September 8 to benefit Forces United.
o Active members who present ID can purchase $ 2 discount or general admission tickets (standing room only) at the SRP Park ticket office.
· This is an evening for Silver Jackets Club members presented by AARP Georgia, Augusta Ear, Nose, Throat & Allergy and Comfort Keepers. Guests over 60 can join this great club to join us every Wednesday, to find out more visit: https://www.milb.com/augusta/ballpark/gj-silver-jackets.
Thursday June 10e, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – 7:05 p.m.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
· It’s Country vs Country Club Night. Which one are you? Country or Country Club? Step out in your favorite country or country club outfit for the game!
· Thirsty Thursday is BACK! Presented by KICKS99, BOB FM, Garden City Social and Mr. Tattoo. The weekly promotion includes $ 1 PBR and Natural Light and other discounted beers from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday 11 Juneth, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – 7:05 p.m.
- Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
- Faith & Family Evening!
· Come join us for the Faith and Family evening. West Avenue Worship of First Baptist Church North Augusta will perform a pre-game concert from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 a.m.
- Braves BUZZFest – Red Out
- Bee A Fan Feature Friday is back where every Friday Game features a special featured beer at the Keg Stand and Chef John and Team Food & Beverage have a special menu option available throughout the weekend!
Keg Stand will be presenting Columbia Craft Brewing Company this week from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A representative from Columbia Craft Brewing will be on hand to hand out gifts and talk about all things beer.
The featured weekend element comes in 2 forms this week:
Buffalo Wing Burger (Bee’Stro) and Buffalo Wing Dog (Back 9 Grill) which includes wing sauce, blue cheese and pickled carrots.
Saturday June 12, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – 6:05 p.m.
- Doors open at 4.30 p.m.
- Night F * R * I * E * N * D * S with the One where they go to the game package which includes 6 reserved seat tickets for the Saturday game and a food voucher!
- Another Saturday, another Saturday from the Anthony family and London Thaun State Farm! Come cheer on the jackets!
- Media sponsor: KICKS99
- The White Claw concert series continues with a pre-game concert from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. with Chris Strikeland
Customers can enjoy $ 2 Off White Claw from 4.30am until the first location
· This is the 3rd booming fireworks display of 2021. You don’t want to miss it!
Sunday June 13, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – 2:05 p.m.
- Doors open at 1:00 p.m.
- Bark in park # 2! Get your GreenJackets fan on all fours for a day at the baseball stadium! Presented by Hollywood Feed
- Sunday FUNday presented thanks to Shout 94.7 – Enjoy kid-friendly themes and activities during play, including Face Painting by Rainbow Factory!
This is a Jr. Jackets Kids Club game brought to you by Best Office Solutions, Family YMCA of Greater Augusta, Pediatric Partners & Tum-E Yummies. Membership is FREE and members 12 and under will receive free entry to this game, special perks and themes with every Sunday game – not a member signs up today: https://www.milb.com/augusta/community/jr-jackets-activities
The first 200 Jr. Jackets members to check in at the Jr. Jackets table outside the main door will receive a FREE ice cream sandwich voucher which can be redeemed at the Back 9 Grill, Bee’Stro, at McGavins and Front 9 only
- Every Sunday, Maurice’s Piggie Park BBQ Sunday Meal Savings allows fans 12 and under to enjoy savings and a delicious menu option.
To find out more or buy tickets for this homestand, visit: https://www.milb.com/augusta/tickets/promotions
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