CORPUS CHRISTI - After a quick weekend wrap-around series at Midland, your first-place Hooks settle in for a half-dozen at the friendly confines of Whataburger Field.
Opposition: the Arkansas Travelers and Springfield Cardinals.
Team photos, duffle bags, a Nolan Ryan Bobblehead and the Texas Tornados in concert highlight homestand No. 10.
Here's a look at it all, night-by-night:
Wednesday, August 8, Travelers @ Hooks, 7:05 p.m. (gates open 5:30)
-All fans take home a 2012 Hooks Team Photo from the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
-Your 2012 Corpus Christi Hooks sign team photos on the main concourse from 5:45-6:15.
-Astros legend Enos Cabell visits with fans and signs autographs between 5:30 and 6:30 on the main concourse at Section 119.
-Whataburger Family Day, buy a ticket for yourself and get your kid's ticket free!
-Donate your gently-used Hooks clothing item to Goodwill near the main gates at the giant Whataburger fry box. In exchange, you'll get a new Hooks t-shirt, ticket voucher and special Whataburger coupon offer!
-Catholic Diocese of Corpus Christi Night with discounted tickets, call Jeff Mackor at 361-561-4678.
-American Diabetes Association Awareness Night, contact Bryan Mayhood at 361-561-4704 to learn more.
Media partner: KFTX-FM
Thursday, August 9, Travelers @ Hooks, 7:05 p.m. (gates open 5:30)
-The first 2,500 fans receive a Hooks Duffle Bag from ValueBank Texas.
-Thirsty Thursday, with discounted beer and soda from Stripes.
-After 8:30 a.m. on the 9th, go to the Stripes Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/stripesstores to learn the Stripes Thirsty Thursday Word of the Day. Later that day or night, repeat the word at the Whataburger Field box office and receive a free Hooks Thirsty Thursday reserved-seat or general admission ticket for each Thirsty Thursday ticket purchased.
-Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce Night, call Craig Wendel at 361-561-4719 for discounted tickets.
-National anthem by Greg Mendoza.
Media partners: Classic Rock 104.5 FM and Time Warner Cable
Friday, August 10, Travelers @ Hooks, 7:05 p.m. (gates open 5:30)
-Enjoy Friday Fireworks postgame, presented by Bud Light.
-It's Texas Lottery Night, presented by the Texas Lottery Commission.
-Sign up at Guest Services to compete in the CPL Retail Energy Flip the Switch Challenge. If your postgame dance is judged best by the crowd, you'll win a $200 VISA gift card.
-National Anthem by Sierra Howe.
Media partner: K-99
Saturday, August 11, Cardinals @ Hooks, 6:05 p.m. (gates open 4:30)
-The first 2,500 fans pick up a Nolan Ryan Bobblehead from Wigington Rumley Dunn & Ritch.
-Texas Tornados postgame concert from the Goodwill Zone presented by Mattress Firm.
-National anthem by Zelda Olivares.
Media partners: KIII-TV3 and La Mejor
Sunday, August 12, Cardinals @ Hooks, 6:05 p.m. (gates open 4:30)
-Enjoy our Olympic-themed Mascot Night, festivities begin pregame.
-Rusty's Kids Club members have a private pregame photo session with the mascots in Kieschnick's Korner.
-H-E-B Kids' Day, children run the bases postgame.
Media partners: KSAB-FM and KUNO-AM
Monday, August 13, Cardinals @ Hooks, 7:05 p.m. (gates open 5:30)
-One-Dollar Hot Dogs & Soda, sponsored by Mrs Baird's.
-Financial Industry Night, Craig Wendel has details on discounted tickets at 361-561-4719
-National Anthem by the Mathis High School Band.
Media partner: 106.5 FM The Shark