MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Redbirds released game times for the 2013 schedule today and are happy to announce a special "Two-sday" promotion that offers fans special discounts and numerous ways to win prizes at every Tuesday home game at AutoZone Park in 2013.
Each of the Redbirds' ten homestands throughout the home slate will feature a Twosday promotion, totaling 12 in all at AutoZone Park in 2013. Games will commence when the minute-hand strikes "two" on ten Tuesday night contests (7:02 p.m.) and on a pair of matinee games (2:02 p.m. on April 23 and 12:02 p.m. on May 14).
The Redbirds will feature a special Tuesday ticket offer that includes two-for-one pricing in a certain section for each of the Tuesday home games.
A pair of Twosday tickets will be given away by the Redbirds every Tuesday morning throughout the regular season. Fans are encouraged to "Like" the Redbirds on Facebook (facebook.com/memphisredbirds) and "Follow" the team on Twitter (@memphisredbirds) while using the #Twosday hashtag for a chance to win and receive exclusive promotions.
All fans will receive Team Store and concession discounts on Twosday games, including $2 Hot Dogs, $2 Sodas, $2 Popcorn, and beer specials. Fans born on the 2nd day of any month will receive free admission (with a valid ID) while select fans will be rewarded with a boat load of special prizes.
Fans Win Various Prizes If The Following Happens During Redbirds Tuesday Contests:
- The Redbirds hit a double during the 2nd inning or a ground rule double in any inning
- The Redbirds catcher throws out an opposing runner attempting to steal 2nd base
- The Redbirds drive in a run with two outs
- The Redbirds hold an opponent to two runs in the game
- The Redbirds execute a double steal
- Two-strike, two-ball count with two outs
The Redbirds will host 72 games at AutoZone Park beginning with the 7:05 p.m. season opener on Thursday, April 4 against the Oklahoma City RedHawks.
The 2013 home schedule includes ten homestands, ten day games, and 32 weekend dates (Fri.-Sun.) during what is sure to be another summer at the ballpark filled with affordable family fun.
The Pacific Coast League continues its use of an unbalanced 144-game schedule format in 2013. The Redbirds will play 16 games (eight home, eight away) against teams in their own conference. Memphis will host each of the four Pacific Conference Southern Division teams - Sacramento, Fresno, Tucson, and Las Vegas - in four-game series at AutoZone Park. The Redbirds will travel to each of the four Pacific Northern clubs - Colorado Springs, Reno, Salt Lake, and Tacoma - for four-game sets.
The Redbirds are proud to continue to be the best and most affordable sports and entertainment value in Memphis.
Season ticket plans are currently available for $700 per seat, which breaks down to just $9.72 per game - a savings of $6.28 over day-of-game pricing.
Season tickets, mini-plans, and group outing packages are currently on sale. Contact the Redbirds at (901) 721-0299 or click here for more information.
The 2013 season will be the Redbirds' 16th year as the St. Louis Cardinals' top affiliate in the Pacific Coast League. The 2013 promotional schedule will be released at a later date.
About Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation: The Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation is the first and only not-for-profit charitable organization in the United States to own and operate a professional baseball franchise, the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds. AutoZone Park - the finest ballpark ever built in the United States below the Major League level - is the home of the Redbirds and has served as the cornerstone of development in downtown Memphis. Incorporating the Memphis Redbirds as not-for-profit entity allows the community to own the team and facility. For the first time in history, Mid-South residents, corporate leaders and baseball fans are able to give back to the community - and at the same time enjoy first class entertainment - by supporting Memphis Redbirds Baseball.
About Global Spectrum: Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) manages the Memphis Redbirds, as well as more than 100 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 20-million people attended more than 11,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world's largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.
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