NILES, OH - The Mahoning Valley Scrappers are proud to announce a jam-packed promotional schedule for the 20th season at Eastwood Field. 2018 season highlights include seven post-game firework displays, four full-sized bobblehead giveaways, six Buck Nights and three specialty jersey nights.
The Scrappers full-sized bobbleheads presented by 21 WFMJ will feature three former Scrappers; Jose Ramirez on June 23 (Toyota of Warren), Francisco Mejia on July 7 (Huntington Bank), and Triston McKenzie on August 25. Additionally, Major League Umpire and Mahoning Valley native, John Hirshbeck will round out the bobbleheads on July 14 (Eastwood Mall Complex). Other giveaway nights include a Youth Throwback Jersey on June 16 (Armstrong), a 20th season commemorative card set and 2018 team poster on August 5, and a Scrappers backpack on August 17 (Chemical Bank). Following the game on August 5, there will be a post-game autograph session on the field.
The Scrappers will wear three specialty jerseys this season that will be auctioned off at the games and at mvscrappers.com:
• Friday, June 22 - the Scrappers will don Star Wars jerseys presented by Liberty Comics with proceeds to the Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley
• Saturday, July 14 - players will wear a Batman Superhero jersey with proceeds to Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley.
• Saturday, August 18 - the Scrappers will turn back time and don specialty 1999 Scrappers jerseys (Eastwood Mall Complex)
The Scrappers weekly promotions for the 2018 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 $2 pizza slice night (Marco's Pizza). Get $2 pizza slices at any of the main concession stands all game long.
Wednesdays are Military Appreciation Nights (NECA/IBEW Electricians). Show a Military ID at the Chevy All Stars 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 (Quaker Steak & Lube) are back! Fans can enjoy $1 General Admission tickets, hot dogs and drinks at six Buck Nights this season.
Each Friday home game there will be a fantastic fireworks show! Fireworks will also follow the game on the Fourth of July. Fireworks are presented by media partner 21 WFMJ & WBCB.
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, visit here. The Scrappers open the 2018 season at Eastwood Field on June 15 vs. the West Virginia Black Bears.
Single game tickets go on sale Friday, April 13 at 8:30am and can be purchased online at mvscrappers.com, at the Chevy All Stars Box Office at Eastwood Field or by calling 330-505-0000. The first 20 fans to purchase $200 or more of single game tickets, ticket packages, or a group deposit in person on April 13 will receive an autographed baseball from one of the five Cleveland Indians players (Andrew Miller, Jason Kipnis, Corey Kluber, Edwin Encarnacion, or Francisco Lindor). Limit one autographed baseball per person. Anyone who makes a purchase in person on April 13 will be entered for a chance to win one of the aforementioned baseballs.
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