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River Cats set to salute Armed Forces during homestand

Impactful series includes annual favorite Salute to Armed Forces, return of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team
Flyover at Raley Field before the 2015 Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team game. (Ralph Thompson, Sacramento River Cats)
May 3, 2017

The Sacramento River Cats are back for a four-game homestand against the Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks) starting Saturday, May 6. The homestand may be brief, but includes the annual fan-favorite Salute to Armed Forces celebration as well as the return of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) for a

The Sacramento River Cats are back for a four-game homestand against the Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks) starting Saturday, May 6. The homestand may be brief, but includes the annual fan-favorite Salute to Armed Forces celebration as well as the return of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) for a special softball match against the Sacramento All-Stars. 

Saturday, May 6 - River Cats vs. Reno Aces

  • WWAST: The Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team will take on the Sacramento All-Stars at 3:30 pm. Tickets for tonight's River Cats game also include the exhibition softball game. Gates open at 3 pm.
  • Game Time: First pitch for the River Cats game is at 7:05 p.m. Raley Field gates will open to all fans at 3 p.m. 
  • Broadcast: Today's game will be broadcast live online at rivercats.com and on River Cats radio affiliate ESPN 1320.
  • Salute to Armed Forces: The celebration will include a flyover, National Anthem by Band of the Golden West (Travis AFB), and a special recognition of a WWII veteran who survived Pearl Harbor.
  • Armed Forces Specialty Jerseys: The River Cats will take the field in specialty jerseys which feature images of local active and retired service members, all submitted by fans. These game-worn jerseys will be available via auction and all proceeds will benefit Women's Veterans Alliance
  • Saturday Night Fireworks: Enjoy themed fireworks shows after every Saturday game, courtesy of Sutter Health.

 
Sunday, May 7 - River Cats vs. Reno Aces
  • Game Time: First pitch is at 1:05 p.m. Raley Field gates will open to all fans at 11 am. 
  • Broadcast: Tonight's game will be broadcast live online at rivercats.com and on River Cats radio affiliate ESPN 1320.
  • Sunday Funday: K-LOVE Sunday Funday features pregame player autographs, face painters, and Kids Run the Bases after the game.
  • Little League Day: Pregame Little League parade presented by California Family Fitness.


Monday, May 8 - River Cats vs. Reno Aces
  • Game Time: First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Raley Field gates will open to all fans at 6 p.m. 
  • Broadcast: Tonight's game will be broadcast live online at rivercats.com and on River Cats radio affiliate ESPN 1320.
  • Baseball Bingo Monday: Each play on the field corresponds to a square on your Bingo card, presented by Cache Creek Casino Resort.

 
Tuesday, May 9 - River Cats vs. Reno Aces
  • Game Time: First pitch is at 12:05 p.m. Raley Field gates will open to all fans at 9:30 a.m. 
  • Broadcast: Today's game will be broadcast live online at rivercats.com.
  • Toyota Family Value Tuesdays: Fans can enjoy $1 hot dogs and ice cream cups every Tuesday, presented by Toyota.
  • AAA School Day: Students from across the Sacramento Region can enjoy a pregame AAA Assembly, courtesy of the Division of Boating and Waterways.

Tickets are still available for all games and can be purchased online at rivercats.com or over the phone by calling (916) 371-HITS (4487) or by visiting the Round Table Pizza Ticket Office at Raley Field.
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The Sacramento River Cats are the Triple-A affiliate of the three-time World Champion San Francisco Giants. The team plays at Raley Field in West Sacramento, consistently voted one of the top ballparks in America. River Cats Season Tickets, Mini-Plans, and Flex Plans can be purchased for the 2017 season by calling the River Cats Ticket Hotline at (916) 371-HITS (4487). For more information about the River Cats, visit www.rivercats.com. For information on other events at Raley Field, visit www.raleyfield.com.
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