CT Tigers Home Opener Monday

Tigers host defending champion Tri-City ValleyCats

June 3, 2011 1:04 PM ET

NORWICH, CT - The Connecticut Tigers will kick off the home portion of their 2011 schedule as they play host to the defending New York-Penn League Champion Tri-City ValleyCats at Dodd Stadium on Monday, June 20th, with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m.

The opener is part of a three-game home opening series against the ValleyCats, Class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, with game's two and three on Tuesday and Wednesday night, both a 7:05 p.m. first pitch.

Opening Night will be filled with fun and exciting events both on and off the field. Along with catching your first glimpse of the 2011 Connecticut Tigers, Class-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, fans will be treated to the first of six post-game Atlas PyroVision fireworks shows throughout the summer. All fans in attendance will receive a 2011 Magnet Schedule presented by AT&T Yellow Pages.

Great tickets are still available for opening day and can be purchased at www.cttigers.com, by calling the Tigers box office at (860) 887-7962, or in person at the Tigers box office at Dodd Stadium. The box office is open Monday-Friday

The Connecticut Tigers are the Class-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers and play in the New York-Penn League. Season tickets are on sale now at www.cttigers.com or by calling the Tigers box office at (860) 887-7962.

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

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