(PR) (Trenton, NJ)- The Eastern League, Trenton Thunder and the New Britain Rock Cats announced on Friday that two games slated for this weekend at Waterfront Park in Trenton, NJ have been rescheduled in an effort to play them prior to the arrival of Hurricane Irene.
The games scheduled for Saturday (8/27) at 7:05 pm and Sunday (8/28) at 5:05 pm will be played as a doubleheader on Saturday starting at 12:05 pm. Gates will open at 11:05 am.
Tickets for Saturday night’s 7:05pm game will be honored for Saturday’s doubleheader. Tickets for Sunday evening may be used for Saturday’s doubleheader but fans must stop at the ticket office at Waterfront Park to have their ticket validated prior to entering the stadium. Fans with tickets to either game may exchange them for tickets of equal or lesser value to another 2011 Thunder regular season home game including TONIGHT (Friday 8/26), or any game in April 2012 including Opening Night, subject to availability. Ticket stubs may be presented in person at the Thunder Ticket Office at Waterfront Park. Fans wishing to exchange for a 2012 ticket must do so starting in February 2012.
The NJEA Back to School Night Kids Notebook giveaway (1st 1,500, 5-15) slated for Saturday night will be distributed starting at 11:05 am. The Good Deed Game charitable drives will take place throughout the game. Fans should bring their donations to the front office lobby and ask for Thunder Director of Community Relations, Patience Purdy. The Community Blood Council of New Jersey Blood Drive has been cancelled. Saturday’s post-game fireworks show has been cancelled. The Daddy-Daughter Date Night package has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 1.
The Trenton Thunder Pillow Case (1st 1,000, 5-15) giveaway presented by Capital Health that was slated for Sunday will be rescheduled for a date to be determined. Sunday’s Kids Club Ice Cream Social has been cancelled.
Both games on Saturday will be seven innings in length.
REVISED SCHEDULE – THUNDER VS. NEW BRITAIN ROCK CATS
Friday, August 26 – 7:05pm
Saturday, August 27 Game 1 – 12:05pm
Saturday, August 27 Game 2 – 20 minutes following game 1
Sunday, August 28 – No Game
The Thunder will conclude the regular season with a four game series against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats starting on Monday, August 29. Tickets are available by calling
609-394-3300 or online at trentonthunder.com