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Gwinnett Braves Homestand Highlights: May 11-17

Gwinnett Braves Homestand Highlights: May 11-17

Gwinnett Braves

Education Day, Fireworks, Clue Night among features during 7-game homestand

The Gwinnett Braves come back to Coolray Field on Monday, May 11 for a seven-game homestand against two non-divisional opponents. They will begin with a four-game series against the Syracuse Chiefs of the International League North Division and finish with three contests vs. the Louisville Bats of the IL West.

The homestand opens at 6:35 p.m. Monday with “Meal Deal Monday” against Syracuse, the Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals. Fans can follow the G-Braves on social media to learn about weekly Meal Deals. The next two games of the series vs. the Chiefs also begin at 6:35 p.m. All Infield Box and Field Box seats are two for the price of one on May 12 for a “Two-For-Tuesday” game.

Fans can follow along with the on-field action May 13 for “Winning Wednesday” with Baseball Bingo for the chance to win great prizes. It’s also “Kids Eat Free” night, when all kids ages 12 and under receive a voucher for a free hot dog, chips and soft drink.

The series finale against Syracuse begins at 10:35 a.m. Thursday, May 14 on “Education Day” presented by Belk. The game will feature an Educational Zone on the concourse that will allow students to try out baseball equipment and test their skills with various math and science activities.

The three-game set with the Louisville Bats will start at 7:05 p.m. May 15 on “Fireworks Friday,” with a spectacular fireworks show on the field after the game. It is also “ALS Awareness Night,” as representatives from the ALS Association Georgia Chapter will be at the stadium to promote the fight against the disease.

The first 2,000 fans who come through the gates for the 7:05 p.m. game May 16 against Louisville will receive a G-Braves Fleece Blanket, courtesy of Coolray Heating and Cooling. Fans will also be able to try to solve an entertaining mystery that will run throughout the game as part of “Clue Night.”

The homestand wraps up with “Sunday Funday” activities for the 2:05 p.m. game May 17 vs. the Bats. Bring the family out early for a Pre-Game Catch on the Field. Catch will begin when gates open at 1 p.m. and last for 20 minutes. After the game, all kids 12 and under will get to run the bases.

Here’s a look at the homestand:

Monday, May 11

Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 6:35 PM

National Anthem performed by: Pinckneyville Middle School

Features:

  • Meal Deal Monday – Follow the Gwinnett Braves on social media and be the first to know about weekly Meal Deals.

Tuesday, May 12

Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 6:35 PM

National Anthem performed by:  Cedar Hill Elementary

Features:

  • Two-For-Tuesday – All Infield Box and Field Box seats are two for the price of one.

Wednesday, May 13

Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 6:35 PM

National Anthem performed by:  Quadraphonics

Features:

  • Winning Wednesday – Follow the on-field action with Baseball Bingo for a chance to win great prizes!
  • Kids Eat Free – All kids 12 and under will receive a voucher for a free hot dog, chips and soft drink!

Thursday, May 14

Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 10:35 AM

Presenting Sponsor:  Belk

National Anthem performed by:  Dyer Elementary

Features:

  • Education Day – The game will feature an Educational Zone on the concourse down the left-field line that will allow students to try out baseball equipment and test their skills with various math and science activities.

Friday, May 15

Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 PM

National Anthem performed by:  Benefield Elementary

Features:

  • Fireworks Friday – Stick around after the game for a spectacular fireworks display that will follow every Friday night home game throughout the season.
  • ALS Awareness Night – Join the Gwinnett Braves and the ALS Association Georgia Chapter as they support the fight against ALS.

Saturday, May 16

Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 PM

Presenting Sponsor:  Coolray

National Anthem performed by:  Britt Elementary

Features:

  • Fleece Blanket – The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a G-Braves Fleece Blanket, courtesy of Coolray.
  • Clue Night – Come out to Coolray Field and try to solve an entertaining mystery while watching the game.

Sunday, May 17

Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 2:05 PM

National Anthem performed by:  Findley Oaks Elementary

Features:

  • Pre-Game Catch on the Field – To kick off every Sunday Funday, bring your ball and glove to Coolray Field for a pre-game catch in the outfield! The 20-minute catch starts when the gates open at 1 p.m..
  • Post-Game Kids Base Run – Bring the youngsters down and let them loose on the Coolray Field basepaths after the game, courtesy of Belhaven University.  Children must be 12 and under to participate.

 

Tickets for all Gwinnett Braves home games are on sale now at the Coolray Field Ticket Office. Call (678) 277-0340 or visit GwinnettBraves.com for more information.