(AKRON, OHIO) June 16, 2017 - The Akron RubberDucks announced today that there are limited tickets remaining for Saturday, June 17 vs. the Portland Sea Dogs at 7:05 p.m.
• Tickets are still available for Father's Day on Sunday, June 18. Sunday is Akron Children's Hospital Family FUNday with the RubberDucks and is a great way to spend time with your family! Play catch on the field before the game, get player autographs, and enjoy a $2 hot dog and so much more! The team will also be wearing special WABL 60th anniversary jerseys honoring West Akron Baseball, Softball & T-Ball League. Game-worn jerseys from players and coaches will be available via silent auction behind home plate on the concourse with a portion of the proceeds benefiting WABL! Tickets are available by calling 330-253-5151 or at akronrubberducks.com/tickets.
• Tickets are available for the upcoming homestand on June 26 - July 3. The Homestand will be followed by a special Independence Day celebration called Fourth on the Field with the showing of the Star Wars movie "Rogue One" at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available for the homestand and Fourth on the Field by calling 330-253-5151 or at akronrubberducks.com/tickets.
Regular-season RubberDucks tickets start at $5 and fans can purchase tickets by stopping at the Akron RubberDucks box office at Canal Park weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or on a game day starting at 10 a.m. and running until gates open one hour before the scheduled game time. Tickets are also available by calling 330-253-5151 or on www.akronrubberducks.com.
June 16 - 18 Homestand Highlights
FIREWORKS FRIDAY, June 16 at 7:05 p.m. vs. Portland Sea Dogs - presented by 98.1 KDD / Akron Beacon Journal
• Probables: Portland RHP Jacob Dahlstrand (5-1, 5.93) vs. Akron - LHP Thomas Pannone (2-1, 1.75)
Salute to Senator John Glenn
• Space Shuttle Suit Replica Jersey Auction - Special game-worn jerseys from the players and coaches will be available via silent auction behind section nine
• Hero Fireworks, presented by: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Firestone
• Main Street Festival (5-7 p.m.) - S. Main St. will be closed for fans to enjoy live music, face painters, fun and games, plus much more!
GIVEAWAY SATURDAY, June 17 at 7:05 p.m. vs. Portland Sea Dogs - presented by Northern Ohio Honda Dealers / 97.5 WONE
• Probables: Portland - RHP Kevin McAvoy (1-4, 5.54) vs. Akron - LHP Tanner Tully (1st Double-A start)
• ZOOperstars! Appearance
◦ The ZOOperstars! show will make all audiences crack up with laughter. They flip, they bounce, they shake, they dance and they just flat out JAM!
• Youth Jersey Giveaway (1ST 1,000 kids 12 & younger) - presented by VisitPITTSBURGH
• Bruno Mars Fireworks, presented by National Interstate Insurance
• Giveaway Saturday, presented by Northern Ohio Honda Dealers - Every Saturday home game will feature a different giveaway for the first 1,000 fans in attendance. These are our most popular days of the week, so make sure you get to the ballpark early!
SUNDAY FAMILY FUNday, June 18 at 7:05 p.m. vs. Portland Sea Dogs - presented by Akron Children's Hospital / KIDJAM! Radio - powered by The Summit
• Probables: Portland - RHP Travis Lakins (0-4, 8.14) vs. Akron - RHP Matt Esparza (3-0, 1.71)
· Father's Day Celebration
• WABL's 60th Anniversary Celebration
• Family FUNday, presented by Akron Children's Hospital - Family FUNdays with the RubberDucks is a great way to spend time with your family! Play catch on the field before the game, get player autographs, and enjoy a $2 hot dog and so much more!
• WABL Replica Jersey Auction - Game-worn jerseys from players and coaches will be available via silent auction behind home plate on the concourse with a portion of the proceeds benefiting WABL!
All RubberDucks games are broadcasted on Fox Sports 1350 AM, the WARF iHeart channel, and the TuneIn Radio App. All RubberDucks home games are also available via MiLB.TV.
The Akron RubberDucks are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians and defending Eastern League champions. The 2017 season is the franchise's 21st since moving to Akron and the franchise's 20th year at Canal Park. For more information about the team, please visit www.akronrubberducks.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/AkronRubberDucks, Twitter feed @AkronRubberDuck, and Instagram at @akronrubberducks.