Woodbridge, VA---Wet grounds and the threat of severe thunderstorms have postponed the series opener between the Potomac Nationals (56-49, 19-19) and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (50-60, 16-24) at Northwest Federal Field at Pfitzner Stadium. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader at Northwest Federal Field on Tuesday, August 14th at 5:00pm.
Friday night's George Mason Pride Night as well as the Juan Soto "From the Pfitz to the Show" commemorative card giveaway have both been rescheduled for Friday, August 24th.
The P-Nats and Pelicans will now begin the series on Saturday with a previously scheduled doubleheader. First pitch of game one on Saturday is set for 5:30pm. Both games are scheduled for seven innings. Gates will open for the doubleheader at 5:00pm.
Saturday night, take in the doubleheader, and come out to the ballpark for the 25th anniversary celebration of The Sandlot! The first 1,250 fans can take home a Chauncey Leopardi bobblehead, presented by Northwest Federal Credit Union. Leopardi, who played the role of Michael "Squints" Palledorous in the movie, will be on hand for a celebrity meet-and-greet and autograph signing for P-Nats faithful! Autographs are on a first-come, first-serve basis, with the line set to begin when gates open. Saturday is also another theme jersey auction, set to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as well as another Scout Night at the ballpark. Fireworks will follow the doubleheader! First pitch of game one of the doubleheader is set for 5:30pm.
The Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League play at Northwest Federal Field at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge, Virginia, and are the Carolina League affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The Potomac Nationals have claimed five Carolina League Championship titles (1982, 1989, 2008, 2010, and 2014) and nine CL Northern Division Championships. Sponsorship opportunities for the P-Nats' 2018 season and beyond are available, as well as all-inclusive corporate picnic outings to watch the future stars of the Washington Nationals at The Pfitz. 2018 Potomac Nationals season tickets and mini plans are now on sale. For more information on Potomac Nationals 2018 season tickets, mini plans, group outings, picnic packages, fundraisers, and all things Red, White, and Blue, visit the P-Nats online at www.potomacnationals.com, follow the P-Nats on Facebook (@PotomacNationals), Twitter (@PNats42), and Instagram (@pnats42), or call the Potomac Nationals' Extreme Custom Collision Ticket Office at 703-590-2311.
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