The Drive are back at Fluor Field on Wednesday, July 11th for a seven-game homestand against the Rome Braves and the Lexington Legends! All week long, the Drive will be celebrating the people and the local communities that help make the Upstate one of the country’s most desirable places to live, work and play. The homestand concludes with a special day game that will take you back to past years of matinee baseball, and you won’t want to miss this week of fun at Fluor Field. Checkout the 2018 Team Guide
Greenville Drive vs. Rome Braves: Wednesday, July 11th through Friday, July 13th
BRAVES PLAYERS TO WATCH: OF Drew Waters (South Atlantic League All-Star, #18 Braves prospect), OF Greyson Jenista (2nd round pick by Braves in 2018)
The homestand begins on Wednesday, July 11th at 7:05 as the Drive host Spartanburg Night presented by GSP International Airport. The Spartanburg community will be on center stage throughout the night, with community leaders, organizations and companies, including several Drive partners, recognized from first pitch through the end of the game for their contributions in making the Upstate what it is today.
Dollar Drink Night returns to Fluor Field on Thursday, July 12th. First pitch is at 7:05 PM, and the drink specials begin at 6:00 when the gates open. For fans over 21, Thursday will be the first chance to purchase Terrapin Hopsecutioner, the July beer of the month, for just $2! $1 Keystone Light and a great menu of food to pair with your beer are also available in the 500 Club. $1 Pepsi products will also be available at all Fluor Field concession stands.
The series with the Braves wraps up on Friday, July 13th at 7:05 PM. Following the game, fans are invited to stick around for the Hubbell Lighting “Light it Up” Friday Night Fireworks, featuring all your favorite hits from the ’70s! Friday is also the Drive’s second “Copa de la Diversion” night of the season. The Drive will once again suit up as the Greenville Energia in this celebration of the local Hispanic community, and special music and menu items will highlight this fun night at the ballpark.
Greenville Drive vs. Lexington Legends – Saturday, July 14th through Tuesday, July 17th
LEGENDS PLAYERS TO WATCH: IF Nick Pratto (SAL All-Star, 1st round pick by Royals in 2017), C M.J. Melendez (SAL All-Star, 2nd round pick by Royals in 2017)
The Drive will begin the four-game series against Lexington on Saturday, July 14th with Anderson Night, which continues the Drive’s celebration of the local community, as the night will feature pregame and in-game recognition of the people and organizations who make Anderson such a valuable member of the Upstate.
On Sunday, July 15th, Fluor Field will host First Responders Day, presented by Henry Schein. First pitch is at 4:05 PM, but the fun starts at 2:00 on Field Street with “Heroes Alley” which features hands-on exhibits, patrol cars, EMS vehicles and much more. All children who attend “Heroes Alley” before the game will have the chance to participate in a pregame parade at 3:30 as Future First Responders, along with first responder vehicles and actual First Responders. Don’t miss this special day as the Drive salute the bravery and sacrifice of First Responders, as well as their efforts to keep the Greenville community safe on a daily basis. Pepsi will be set up at both gates with samples for fans to try, and be sure to stick around after the game for BlueCross BlueShield Kids Run the Bases.
You’re invited to chill out at Fluor Field on Monday, July 16th at “Frozen Fluor” presented by the Drive and United Community Bank Ice on Main! The fun begins when the gates open at 6:00, as the first 500 fans in attendance will receive a ticket to skate at Ice on Main this winter. Kids will enjoy visits from ice princesses and mascots, and any child who dresses up as their favorite ice princess or snowy character will receive an ice cream voucher.
A special day game concludes the homestand on Tuesday, July 17th, as the Drive and Legends will face off at 11:05 AM! Tuesday is the Drive’s annual Camp Day game, as summer camps and schools from across the Upstate will be on hand for a day of fun at the ballpark, including music, between-innings games, waterworks and more. Tuesday is also a great day to enjoy the Businessperson Special at Fluor Field! Come enjoy lunch with the game, as this package gets you a ticket inside the Champions Club, as well as food and drink from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, for just $40. Don’t miss your last chance of the season to take a day from work to enjoy Drive baseball!