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Chiefs announce details for Friday's playoff game

Rally towels, fireworks on tap for first postseason game in stadium history
September 4, 2014

The Syracuse Chiefs are pleased to announce details for Game Three of the Governor's Cup semifinals, to be held on Friday night at 7 p.m. The Chiefs will host the Pawtucket Red Sox in the first playoff game ever at NBT Bank Stadium. Games Four and Five, if necessary, would be held on Saturday at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 1 p.m.

The first 3,000 fans through the gates on Friday night will receive a rally towel to cheer on the Chiefs. In addition, the regular-season Fireworks Friday promotion has been extended to the postseason. Stay tuned after the final out for a spectacular fireworks extravaganza.

The rally towel and fireworks promotions come courtesy of the Chiefs' 2014 postseason sponsors: Coca-Cola, Blue Rock Energy, NBT Bank, & The Post-Standard, Hofmann Hot Dogs, Dark Horse Tavern, Bull & Bear and Spinnaker Custom Products.

"The energy at NBT Bank Stadium has been awesome this season", said Chiefs general manager Jason Smorol. "Now it's time to take the Syracuse Chiefs' atmosphere to a whole new level with playoff baseball! To all our fans and sponsors - thank you for staying on board. Let's pack the house on Friday night!"

To purchase tickets to Friday's Game Three or to Saturday and Sunday's potential games, call 474-7833, stop by the ticket office during regular business hours or go online to Any tickets purchased for unplayed semifinal games can be redeemed for championship-round games or any regular-season game during the 2015 season.

At the time of this release, the Chiefs trail the Red Sox 1-0 in the best-of-five Governor's Cup semifinals. Game Two will take place Thursday night at 7:05 in Pawtucket, with coverage available on radio on The Score 1260.