(PR) (Trenton, NJ)- Waterfront Park in Trenton, NJ, home of the Trenton Thunder, suffered no damage or flooding and is ready for baseball in the wake of Hurricane Irene. The team starts its final home series of the regular season tonight at 7:05pm against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
Due to road closures and damage sustained in and around Trenton, the Thunder organization is offering rain checks to all fans with tickets for tonight’s game, should they decide not to attend. Fans with tickets to the game on Monday, August 29 may exchange them for tickets of equal or lesser value to another 2011 Thunder regular season home game, or any game in April or May 2012, 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 Thunder advise fans to allow extra travel time and to use these routes to reach Waterfront Park:
* From 295 North or South, exit at Route 29 North and bear right onto Route 129 then turn left at Cass Street (Thunder Road) and continue straight to the ballpark.
* From all Pennsylvania points, take 95 North into New Jersey until it becomes 295 South then follow the instructions above.
* From points north of Waterfront Park on Route 29, take Rt. 29 to 95 North and follow instructions above.
* From points east, use 195 and continue straight as it becomes Route 29 North. Bear right onto Route 129 then turn left at Cass Street (Thunder Road) and continue straight to the ballpark.
The Thunder encourage fans who are without power to bring cell phones, laptops and the appropriate power chargers with them to the game so they can be recharged. The Thunder will provide free wireless internet access and a free charging station.
The Thunder welcome the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Toronto Blue Jays) to Trenton for the final four games of the regular season, tonight through Thursday, all starting at 7:05pm.
Tonight’s game features a Souvenir Travel Cup giveaway #6 (1st 1,000, 6+) presented by SBLI. Tomorrow night is 2010 EL MVP Brandon Laird Mini Bat giveaway (1st 1,000, 5-15) presented by Macy’s. It’s also Super Value Tuesday with $1 Hot Dogs AND Kids Eat Free Courtesy of On The Border. Wednesday night is the much anticipated Andy Pettitte Statue (Thunder Home Uniform) (1st 2,000, 6+) presented by Verizon Wireless. Five of the statues are autographed by Andy Pettitte and will be randomly inserted among the ones at the entrances. Thursday’s season finale features fireworks presented by St. Francis Medical Center plus Thirsty Thursday presented by Budweiser and WPST. Fans can enjoy $2 Bud and Bud Lights from gates open until the middle of the 5th inning.
The Thunder encourage people who had tickets to any of this season’s rained out games to exchange them this week. Only four games remain this season. Rain checks are being offered for April 16, August 19, August 21, August 27 and August 28.
The forecast for this week’s games calls for highs in the mid-80’s and little chance of rain.
Tickets are available by calling 609-394-3300 or online at trentonthunder.com.