FRISCO, Texas (July 12, 2017) - Thursday night's game between the Frisco RoughRiders and San Antonio Missions at Dr Pepper Ballpark is being televised by FOX Sports Southwest, with airtime at 7 p.m.
The game will air locally in the Dallas-Fort Worth market, as well as San Antonio and throughout the FOX Sports Southwest region. The broadcast is also available on FOX Sports GO. Jared Sandler is handling play-by-play duties alongside analyst David Murphy and sideline reporter Ashlea Bullington.
FOX Sports Southwest has a 10-game broadcast package with the RoughRiders this season. The full broadcast schedule can be found at www.RidersBaseball.com/TV.
The RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, and the Missions (San Diego Padres) open a four-game series tonight, with first pitch for each game on the homestand at 7:05 p.m. The series opener also is Weiner Wednesday presented by Texas Chili Company with $1 hot dogs for the entire game.
The game televised by FOX Sports Southwest is also Thirsty Thursday. Fans can enjoy $1 domestic draft beers, $2 craft and import beers, $3 Stella Rosa wine and $1 Dr Pepper products from 6-8 p.m. The Choctaw Lazy River Pool Party is also Thursday, and for just $39 fans can float the river and enjoy an all-you-can-eat menu featuring hot dogs, brats, peanuts, chips and Dr Pepper products.
Post-Game Fireworks presented by Nuts for You follow on Friday, July 14. Fans are invited onto the field after the game to enjoy the aerial show.
Retro Game Show Night on Saturday, July 15 closes the homestand and features an appearance by Mr. Game Show himself, Bob Eubanks. Eubanks rose to fame in the 1960s hosting The Newlywed Game, a landmark show that exposed the hush-hush of the freshly married. Eubanks also helmed Rhyme and Reason, Card Sharks, Dream House, The Diamond Head Game, Trivia Trap and Powerball: The Game Show.
The Post-Game Party in Bull Moose Saloon features Zach Coffey. The Riders will also be wearing specially-themed game show jerseys, which will be auctioned off via the DASH app to benefit Frisco Fastpacs (friscofastpacs.org).
Gates for all home games open an hour before first pitch (90 minutes early for Founders Members).
Single-game tickets, season tickets and special ticket packages are available at RidersBaseball.com, (972) 731-9200 and the RoughRiders Ticket Office.
About the RoughRiders
The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at beautiful Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. The team was founded in 2003 and has finished first among all Double-A franchises in attendance in each of the last 12 seasons (2005-2016). In August 2014, the RoughRiders were purchased by an ownership group led by Chuck Greenberg. The new ownership group, together with the city of Frisco, has spearheaded numerous major franchise improvements over the past two seasons, investing nearly $8 million in a wide array of facility upgrades and improvements, including a new state-of-the-art HD video board, sound system, Bull Moose Saloon, InTouch Grille, Riders Outpost Team Store and the newest and biggest creation, the 174-foot Choctaw Lazy River. The upgrades made prior to the 2015 season earned the Riders and the City of Frisco "Best Ballpark Renovation" of 2015 by Ballpark Digest. The same publication also honored the Choctaw Lazy River as the best ballpark improvement over $1 million for the 2016 season. More than 140 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball, including All-Stars Chris Davis, Adrian Gonzalez, Ian Kinsler and Nelson Cruz, as well as current Rangers stars Elvis Andrus, Rougned Odor and Nomar Mazara. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact Art Garcia at AGarcia@RidersBaseball.com or Ryan Rouillard at RRouillard@RidersBaseball.com.