Highlights May 29th-June 3rd at Fluor Field
Nothing signifies summer like the sights, sounds and smells of baseball, and Fluor Field is the perfect place to get your summer underway! The Drive return home to Downtown Greenville on Tuesday, May 29th for a six-day homestand against a pair of Southern Division rivals, and the homestand features fun and entertainment for fans of all ages, as well as fun for your dog on Sunday!
Greenville Drive vs. Augusta GreenJackets: Tuesday, May 29th through Thursday, May 31st
GREENJACKETS PLAYERS TO WATCH: OF Heliot Ramos (Giants 1st round pick in 2017, #1 Giants prospect), IF Jacob Gonzalez (Giants 2nd round pick in 2017, #11 Giants prospect)
The action at Fluor Field on Tuesday, May 29th begins at 4:30 PM, as the Drive complete a suspended game from last Sunday and play their regularly scheduled game at 7:05 PM. Since the Drive aren’t at home on Memorial Day, Tuesday is your chance to join the Drive for a special post-Memorial Day picnic at Fluor Field! Tickets for the picnic are available for just $15, and they include access to the games as well as an all-you-can-eat buffet starting at 6:00 PM, featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw and much more. Let the Drive do all the cooking while you celebrate Memorial Day at Fluor Field.
Tuesday is also the Drive’s date for the Double Play package, which includes four Drive tickets, four ice cream cone vouchers from Sweet Caroline’s and four passes to the Children’s Museum of the Upstate (to be used between June 11th and June 17th) for just $60! The package is still available for purchase through Tuesday’s games at Fluor Field, and with the Children’s Museum set to unveil their new “Big League Fun” exhibit on Saturday, this is the perfect package for the baseball-loving family as the summer gets underway! The Drive will also hold the “Tecate Tuesday” special featuring two tacos and a 16-ounce Tecate for just $6 at the Carrera Cantina stand.
Wednesday, May 30th’s contest at Fluor Field begins at 7:05 PM. Hot dogs are synonymous with baseball, and the series vs. Augusta will be your last chance to grab a Bacon Cheddar Ranch Dog, the Carolina Pride Hot Dog of the Month for May! Be sure to check out the new Dugout Mugs, the Drive’s Merchandise Item of the Homestand, as well. These mugs made out of baseball bats are the perfect gift for baseball fans, and a great way to show off your Drive and Red Sox pride.
The Drive’s series with Augusta wraps up on Thursday, May 31st at 7:05 PM. Thursday is Dollar Drink Night at Fluor Field, so take advantage of drink specials throughout the ballpark beginning at 6:00 when the gates open. $1 Pepsi products will be available at all Fluor Field concession stands, and $1 Keystone Light as well as $2 Miller High Life will be available for purchase in the 500 Club for fans over 21. Come on by the 500 Club for your last chance to grab a Miller High Life before a new $2 beer special is unveiled in June, and be sure to try one of the many new menu options while you’re there!
Greenville Drive vs. Asheville Tourists: Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd
TOURISTS PLAYERS TO WATCH: IF Ryan Vilade (Rockies 2nd round pick in 2017, #6 Rockies prospect), RHP Will Gaddis (Rockies 3rd round pick out of Furman University in 2017, Rockies #16 prospect)
An entertaining night on Friday, June 1st will conclude with the Hubbell Lighting “Light it Up” Fireworks following the 7:05 PM game against the Tourists. The musical theme for the fireworks show is “Rocky,” and you won’t want to miss the sounds from one of the best sports movies of all time. The ZOOperstars! are also on hand on Friday night, and you won’t want to miss the wacky shenanigans of these sports-themed animal characters such as Ken Giraffey, Jr., Shark McGwire, Bear Bonds, Whale Gretzky and much more!
Saturday, June 2nd is Super Hero Night at Fluor Field! Grab your super hero costumes and join us for a fun night of super hero games, music, between-innings fun and more! First pitch for Saturday’s game is at 7:05 PM. Don’t miss the “Thirst Inning” promotion during the games on Friday or Saturday, which features $2 Budweiser products at the beer carts on the concourse during the first inning of action.
Bring your four-legged friends to Fluor Field on Sunday, June 3rd at 4:05 PM as Bark in the Park concludes the homestand! The Drive are teaming up with Greenville Humane Society for a special day for fans and their dogs. Tickets are available for fans with dogs in the lawn and deck area of Fluor Field, and water stations and designated walking areas will be on hand for an enjoyable experience for all dogs. Stick around after the game for BlueCross BlueShield Kids Run the Bases.