The Mahoning Valley Scrappers are proud to announce a jam-packed promotional schedule for the 2017 season. Highlights include seven post-game firework displays, five bobblehead giveaways, seven Buck Nights and three specialty jersey nights. The Scrappers will feature four former Scrappers on the 2016 Cleveland Indians World Series roster in a #MVtoCLE bobblehead collectible series: Francisco Lindor on June 23 (Mercy Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine & 21 WFMJ), Cody Allen on July 4 (Eastwood Mall Complex & 21 WFMJ), Jose Ramirez on July 29 (Mr. Rooter Plumbing & 21 WFMJ) and Jason Kipnis on August 26 (21 WFMJ). Additionally, a Paul Warfield bobblehead will be given away on August 5 (Toyota of Warren & 21 WFMJ). Other giveaway nights include a magnet schedule on June 21 (Mr. Rooter Plumbing), a superhero youth jersey on June 24 (Armstrong), and a sock giveaway on August 11 (Dr. J. LaPolla/Howland Wellness Committee).
The Scrappers will wear three specialty jerseys this season that will be auctioned off at the games and at mvscrappers.com:
- Friday, July 28 - the Scrappers will don Star Wars jerseys (Liberty Comics) with proceeds to the Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley. A Star Wars themed fireworks show (Chevy All-Stars & 21 WFMJ/WBCB) will follow the game.
- Saturday, August 5 - players will wear a custom kids designed jersey with proceeds to Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley. Kids 12 & under can submit designs at mvscrappers.com until May 5th.
- Saturday, August 12 - the Scrappers will become the "Mahoning Valley Packards" for the night (Eastwood Mall Complex). Jersey proceeds will benefit the National Packard Museum and special t-shirts and hats will be available in the Team Store and online.
The Scrappers weekly promotions for the 2017 season include:
Every Monday Matters (Pizza Joe's) at Eastwood Field. Bring a donation of a non-perishable food item, new or gently used clothing item or a children's book for a free General Admission ticket.
Tuesdays are All You Can Eat! Fans can add-on an all you can eat pass that entitles them to select items at the main concession stands through the 7th inning. Menu items include hot dogs, fountain soft drinks, popcorn, nachos and French fries.
Wednesdays are Military Appreciation Nights (NECA/IBEW Electricians). Show a Military ID at the Mr. Rooter Box Office at Eastwood Field for two free upper box seat game tickets. It's also Wendy's® Wednesday. Fans can receive buy one get one free upper box seat tickets with a Wendy's receipt or voucher from participating Wendy's.
Thursday Buck Nights (PNC Bank) are back! Fans can enjoy $1 General Admission tickets, hot dogs and 12 oz. drinks at seven Buck Nights this season.
Each Friday home game there will be a fantastic fireworks show! Fireworks will also follow the home opener on Wednesday, June 21 and the Fourth of July. Experience watching fireworks from the field with a Fireworks ticket package.
Sundays are Family Fun Days (McDonald's) featuring kids' themed activities all game long. It's also the Ohio Lottery Second Chance Sunday Promotion - buy one get one free tickets with any non-winning Ohio Lottery instant ticket.
For a complete promotional schedule, click here. The Scrappers open the 2017 season at Eastwood Field on June 21 vs. the Auburn Doubledays. Single game tickets go on sale Friday, April 14 at 8:30am and can be purchased online at www.mvscrappers.com, at the Mr. Rooter Box Office at Eastwood Field or by calling 330-505-0000.
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