CURVE, Pa. - The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, have released games times and ticket information for the 2017 Eastern League Championship Series against the Trenton Thunder, Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees.
After sweeping the Bowie Baysox in the Western Division Series, the Curve are searching for their second Eastern League Championship in franchise history in the best-of-five series against Trenton this week.
After playing the first two games in Trenton, the Curve return to Peoples Natural Gas Field for Game 3 on Thursday night with first pitch set for 6 p.m. Gates at the ballpark will open at 5 p.m.
Game 4 (if necessary) will take place on Friday night in Altoona at 6 p.m. with the gates opening at 5 p.m. Game 5 (if necessary) will be at PNG Field on Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. with the ballpark gates opening at 2 p.m.
Full Series Schedule:
Game 1: Tuesday, Sept. 12 - Altoona at Trenton (7 p.m.)
Game 2: Wednesday, Sept. 13 - Altoona at Trenton (7 p.m.)
Game 3: Thursday, Sept. 14 - Trenton at Altoona (6 p.m.)
Game 4: Friday, Sept. 15 (if necessary) - Trenton at Altoona (6 p.m.)
Game 5: Saturday, Sept. 16 (if necessary) - Trenton at Altoona (3 p.m.)
Tickets for all sections of the stadium are available for $5 and can be purchased online at AltoonaCurve.com, by phone at 877.99.CURVE or by stopping by the Peoples Natural Gas Field box office.
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