Memorial Day Doubleheader Kicks Off Greenvile Drive Homestand

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  • May 28, 2017
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Following the conclusion of the Southern Conference Baseball Championship at Fluor Field, the Greenville Drive roll right into a seven-day, eight-game homestand beginning on Memorial Day. This week features several themes embracing the beginning of summer, so make your plans to start your summer in Downtown Greenville! With 10 home dates remaining in the first half of the 2017 season, don’t miss your chance to support the Drive as they continue their pursuit of a first half championship and a playoff berth!

Greenville Drive vs. Rome Braves: Monday, May 29th-Wednesday, May 31st

ROME PLAYERS TO WATCH: RHP Ian Anderson (3rd overall pick by the Braves in the 2016 MLB Draft. #6 prospect in Braves organization by MLB Pipeline), OF Cristian Pache (#14 prospect in Braves organization by MLB Pipeline)

Make your Memorial Day plans with the Drive on Monday, May 29th! The Drive will face off against the Rome Braves, an affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, in a doubleheader beginning at 2:05 PM. The fun starts at 1:00 when the gates open, as the Drive will be hosting a special Memorial Day BBQ in the Paladin Plateau in right field. Fans can purchase a ticket to the game and access to the BBQ for just $15, while season ticket holders can add the BBQ to their ticket for $10. Let the Drive do all the cooking this Memorial Day while you enjoy a beautiful day of BBQ and baseball as we honor the brave men and women who lost their lives serving our country.

The series continues on Tuesday, May 30th with a 7:05 PM first pitch. The Drive and Braves are currently the top two teams in the Southern Division standings, and with a playoff berth on the line, this series will likely play a major role in who earns the first half championship. With both teams possessing strong pitching as well as emerging offenses, this series is a must-see on the field.

The Drive are excited to offer a special Family 4-Pack for the 7:05 PM game on Wednesday, May 31st. The Family 4-Pack includes four tickets to the game, four hot dogs, and four 22-ounce sodas for just $40! With summer approaching quickly, the Family 4-Pack provides a great opportunity to enjoy dinner and a game at Fluor Field! Purchase your Family 4-Pack today by CLICKING HERE and using the promo code “summer” at checkout.

Greenville Drive vs. Charleston RiverDogs: Thursday, June 1st-Sunday, June 4th

CHARLESTON PLAYERS TO WATCH: OF Blake Rutherford (18th overall pick by the Yankees in the 2016 MLB Draft, #3 prospect in Yankees organization by MLB Pipeline), OF Estevan Florial #18 prospect in the Yankees organization by MLB Pipeline)

The Drive and Charleston RiverDogs, an affiliate of the New York Yankees, will renew the Battle of the Palmetto State Rivalry Series presented by Spinx at 7:05 PM on Thursday, June 1st. The series begins with Dollar Drink Night presented by The Iron Yard at Fluor Field. Young professionals can enjoy networking in the live setting of The Iron Yard 500 Club with $1 PBR specials beginning when gates open, and fans of all ages can purchase $1 Pepsi products throughout Fluor Field to go with the Hot Tot, the new Carolina Pride Hot Dog of the Month.

The Hubbell Lighting “Light it Up” postgame fireworks show highlights the entertainment on Friday, June 2nd. First pitch is at 7:05 PM, and you can take a nine-inning vacation with the Drive on Hawaiian Luau Night! Grab your swim trunks and towel as you enjoy beach music and tropical-themed games throughout the evening, and nothing will finish your summer nights better than the best fireworks display in Greenville!

On Saturday, June 3rd, the Drive will host Greenville County Schools Employee Appreciation Night at Fluor Field. All night long, the Drive will thank Greenville County Schools teachers and employees for a year well done and help everyone kick off their summer vacation in style. All employees and teachers of the year will be recognized, and great prizes will be given away. First pitch between the Drive and RiverDogs is scheduled for 7:05 PM.

The homestand wraps up on Sunday, June 4th with Drive to Thrive, a celebration of cancer survivors, at Fluor Field. The game begins at 4:05 PM, and starting at 3:00 when gates open, the Drive are partnering with the Cancer Survivors Park Alliance and the Upstate Cancer Network to recognize cancer survivors throughout the day. Survivors will tell their inspiring stories of beating cancer, and during the seventh inning, all fans will be invited to take part in a Stand Up to Cancer moment to remember a loved one who was affected by cancer. This engaging day will inspire and touch each fan in attendance, and you won’t want to miss the opportunity to support these survivors at Fluor Field. Stick around after the game for BlueCross BlueShield Kids Run the Bases!

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