NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Arkansas Travelers are ready to play ball and kickoff a new season later this week.
Here's the schedule for the Travs first week of play at Dickey-Stephens Park:
- THURSDAY, APRIL 10 OPENING DAY - The Travs host the Midland RockHounds (Oakland Athletics) in the first of a three-game series. Get a look at the Travs brand new uniforms, logos and color schemes and meet new mascots Ace and Otey! Fans at the game get a Travs 2014 Magnet Schedule courtesy of Papa John's and XFINITY. Fan favorite Darril Harp will play the steel drum at the main gates leading up to the game. Isom Kelly performs the Star Spangled Banner with the Governor's Color Guard on hand to present flags. Kids run the bases after the game thanks to the Museum of Discovery. Gates open at 6:10 p.m. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m.
- FRIDAY, APRIL 11 - Enjoy the first weekend game of the 2014 season as the Travs battle against the RockHounds. Fans get a free Travs magnet schedule thanks to Papa John's and XFINITY. Kids run the bases after the game thanks to the Museum of Discovery. Darril Harp performs at the main gates before the game. First pitch at 7:10 p.m. Gates open at 6:10 p.m.
- SATURDAY, APRIL 12 - The first 1,500 fans receiving a 2014 Travs Wall Calendar courtesy of Church at Rock Creek and XFINITY. The Riverside Acura Postgame Frisbee toss will give fans a shot at a beautiful Acura vehicle for just $1. Darril Harp performs at the main gates before the game. First pitch at 6:10 p.m. Gates open at 5:10 p.m.
- SUNDAY, APRIL 13 OPERATION MILITARY APPRECIATION SUNDAY - The Travs open up a series with the Frisco RoughRiders (Texas Rangers) at 4:10. Fans get $3 a general admission ticket with a military ID at the box office. A military family will be honored during the game as well! Get the entire family admission for just $10 when you bring a church bulletin to the box office. Or find a $3 discount coupon at Edwards Food Giant stores in Central Arkansas. After the game kids run the bases thanks to the Museum of Discovery. First pitch 4:10 p.m. Gates 3:10 p.m.
- MONDAY, APRIL 14 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE NIGHT - Find a $3 discount coupon inside the sports section of today's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. All government employees get $3 off a ticket with a valid government ID or paystub. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. Gates open at 6:10 p.m.
- TUESDAY, APRIL 15 ARBY'S FAMILY NIGHT, ANIMAL AMBASSADOR NIGHT, VIVA! ARKANSAS LATINO NIGHT - The Travs wrap up the first home stand of the 2014 season with a $3 discount coupon located at Central Arkansas Arby's Restaurants. Animal Ambassadors from the Little Rock Zoo will be on hand with some furry friends for fans to meet. First pitch 7:10 p.m. Gates open 6:10 p.m.
The Travs are on the road from April 16 - April 20. They return for eight games Monday, April 21 through Monday, April 28. Anti-Tobacco School Kids Day is Wednesday, April 23. Then it's Travs Rally Caps on Friday, April 25, and Bark In The Ballpark on Saturday, April 26.
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