Fresno Grizzlies return home tonight to begin four-game homestand

Team will play the El Paso Chihuahuas May 6 - 9 at Chukchansi Park

By Fresno Grizzlies | May 6, 2014 12:37 PM ET

FRESNO, Calif. -- The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, bring their current nine-game winning streak back to Chukchansi Park tonight with a 7:05 p.m. game against the El Paso Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. The Grizzlies will follow Tuesday's game with a 12:05 p.m. game Wednesday, a 7:05 p.m. game Thursday, and will close out the four-game homestand on Friday with first pitch at 7:05 p.m. Gates will open to the general public at 6:05 p.m. for all 7:05 p.m. games and 11:05 a.m. for the Wednesday day game.

Upcoming highlights and promotions for the homestand are highlighted below:

Tuesday, May 6 - First Pitch Scheduled for 7:05 p.m

2-for-Tuesday: 2-for-1 Field Box Tickets, 2-for-1 Wild Water Adventure Park Voucher, $2 Hot Dogs, and $2 Sodas ($2 Hot Dogs and $2 Sodas available through the fourth inning)

Pitching Probable | LHP Juan Oramas vs. LHP Jose De Paula

National Anthem: Alicia Guzman

Wednesday, May 7 - First Pitch Scheduled for 12:05 p.m.

Everybody Wins-Day: 2 Super View Tickets, 2 Fresno Chaffee Zoo Vouchers, 2 Jamba Juice Vouchers, 2 John's Incredible Pizza Company Children's Buffet Vouchers (All for $28) -- Presented by The Fresno Bee

Pitching Probable | RHP Keyvius Sampson vs. RHP Mitch Lively

Making The Grade (10:15 a.m.) Speaker: Benjamin B. Wagner, United States Attorney, Eastern District of California

Family Ice Cream Giveaway (First 1,500 Fans) - Presented by ScholarShare

Clifford the Big Red Dog Appearance -- Presented by Wawona Frozen Foods

National Anthem: Liberty High School Choir

Thursday, May 8 - First Pitch Scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Tecate Thursday: $2 24 oz. Tecate and Tecate Light (through the fifth inning), $1 12 oz. Sodas (all game) -- Presented by Tecate and Tecate Light

Pitching Probable | RHP Billy Buckner vs. LHP Edwin Escobar

Drag Kings Performance -- Presented by Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino

National Anthem: Mikaela Harris

First Pitch: Miss Clovis Morgan Edwards

Friday, May 9 - First Pitch Scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Ag Night, presented by Stamoules Produce Company

The Fresno Grizzlies will celebrate the Valley's agriculture heritage before and throughout the game.

Farm Grown Friday

  • Pregame Farm Forum --- Panel Discussion: GMO Foods
  • Farmer's Market --- There will be 12 total vendors from Fresno, Bakersfield, Lemoore, Visalia, and Clovis which will feature items such as fresh and dried fruit, dairy products, beef jerky, pistachios, gourmet artisan foods etc.
    • Tractors provided by Fresno Equipment Company
  • Postgame Fireworks --- Presented by Stamoules Produce Company

National Nurses Night

Pitching Probable | LHP Jason Lane vs. RHP Jason Berken

National Anthem: St. Anthony's

First Pitch: Stamoules Produce Company

The 12:05 p.m. game on Wednesday will be preceded by Making The Grade, which will feature an anti-bullying address by Benjamin B. Wagner, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California at 10:30 a.m. The address will be given prior to the game to local Central Valley schools ranging from elementary to high school. As U.S. Attorney, Mr. Wagner has made the prosecution of mortgage fraud, gang violence, hate crimes, child exploitation and narcotics violations top priorities for the office. He currently serves on the Attorney General's Advisory Committee.

Chukchansi Park Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase in person at the Box Office (corner of Kern and H Street), by the phone at 559.320.TIXS, or online at For further game day promotions, inquiries, or comments, call 559.320.HITS.


This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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