July 19, 2011 - California League (CalL) - San Jose Giants
SAN JOSE, CA - The San Jose Giants return home for an eight-game homestand beginning Saturday, July 23 at 6:00 PM. The Giants will host the Visalia Rawhide for a four-game series July 23-25 and will conclude the homestand with a four-game series versus the Lancaster JetHawks July 27-30. This actions-packed homestand will begin with Italian Night, presented by Sons of Sicily. Also, don't forget about the doubleheader on Sunday! Two games for the price of one as the Giants will play two, seven-inning games against Visalia beginning at 4:00 PM.
Promotions and Special Events:
Italian Night: The San Jose Giants have partnered with the Sons of Sicily for the fourth annual Italian Night on Saturday, July 23. The entire night will be a celebration of Italian culture with raffles, Italian music and food, vendor booths and giveaways. There will be a silent auction for the special Italian themed, game worn, player jerseys and many fun activities for the whole family. In addition, the first 1,000 fans will receive an Italian Night Baseball Hat presented by Country Club Villa Apartments and Battaglia Ranch Tree Farms.
San Jose Giants Bowl-A-Thon: Bowl with your favorite San Jose Giants at Homestead Lanes on July 23 at 9:30 PM. Festivities will include: Bowling, Pizza, Soda and Autograph Opportunities from some of your favorite San Jose Giants. One San Jose Giants Player will be designated the Beer Bowler and every time he throws a strike select drafts will be 2-for-1 for 10 Minutes. For more information or to sign up, please call Linda Pereira at (408) 297-1435 ext. 19.
Mix 106.5 Saturday in the Park: Fans can visit kezr.com to print out their Mix Family Four Pack which includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for just $33. In addition, fans can check online for a special Mix Buy One Get One Free ticket offer good for one free ticket of equal or lesser value for every regularly priced ticket purchased.
Martinelli's Apple Juice Kids Run the Bases: Following the conclusion of the games on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday July 24 the kids are invited down onto the field to run the bases, courtesy of Martinelli's Apple Juice.
Comcast Hometown Network Televising Live: Watch four games during this homestand live, Saturday, July 23 at 6:00 PM, Monday, July 25 at 7:00 PM, Wednesday, July 27 at 7:00 PM and Friday, July 29 at 7:00 PM, on Comcast Hometown Network Digital Channel 104 throughout most Northern California regions. After the initial live broadcast, the game will also be available for cable customers to view anytime through Comcast On Demand Channel 1.
Doubleheader on Sunday: The San Jose Giants and Visalia Rawhide will play a doubleheader with two seven-inning contests on Sunday, July 24 at Municipal Stadium. The first game of the doubleheader will count towards the second-half of the standings and the second game will be considered the makeup game and count towards the first-half standings. The doubleheader is scheduled to begin at 4:00 PM with a 30 minute break in between games. So come for the first game and stay for the second, because there's nothing better than free baseball.
OSH Merchant Night: The Merchant Night festivities continue on Sunday, July 24 and Thursday, July 28 with Orchard Supply Hardware Merchant Nights. Fans can pick up free admission tickets at participating OSH stores one week prior to selected dates. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis, while quantities last. Below is a list of participating OSH stores:
Tickets available at the following locations only (1 week prior to game)
720 W. San Carlos St., San Jose
3000 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose
1130 Branham Lane, San Jose
1751 E. Capitol Expwy., San Jose
5651 Cottle Rd., San Jose
5365 Prospect Rd., San Jose
777 Sunnyvale-Saratoga Rd., Sunnyvale
3615 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
125 N. Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas
303 E. 10th St., Gilroy
2555 Charleston Road, Mountain View
1601 41st Avenue, Capitola
KBAY's Giant Sunday: Fans can visit kbay.com to print out their KBAY Family Four Pack which includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for just $33. In addition, fans can check online for a special KBAY Buy One Get One Free ticket offer good for one free ticket of equal or lesser value for every regularly priced ticket purchased. Be sure to stop by the KBAY booth and enter to win great prizes.
Alliance Credit Union Kids Eat Free Sunday with your Coupon from the Mercury News: Fans can cut out the Kids Eat Free coupon from Sunday's Mercury News and redeem it at the San Jose Giants Box Office. For every youth ticket purchased fans will receive a free hot dog and soda. The coupon must be presented at the time of purchase. The offer allows for only one ticket per coupon.
Orange Crush Sunday: The Giants will be sporting their Orange Jerseys for Orange Crush Sunday. Be sure to pick up some Orange Crush at your local retailer for our Family Four Pack Offer to receive four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for just $33.
Baseball Buddies Foundation Day: Come watch the San Jose Giants and support Councilmember Kansen Chu's Baseball Buddies Foundation on Sunday, July 24. Donate you old or used baseball equipment, such as cleats, gloves and bats, and get two free tickets to another future San Jose Giants game! For more information about Baseball Buddies, please visit baseballbuddies.org.
Merchant Night: Monday, July 25 and Thursday, July 28 will be Merchant Nights, so be on the lookout at local businesses and stores for complimentary tickets to the game.
Carnival Fun Ship Grand Slam Giveaway: If a San Jose Giants player hits a grand slam in the 5th inning of the game on Wednesday, July 27, one lucky fan will win a Carnival Cruise to the Mexican Riviera.
Chevys Meet-and-Greet: The San Jose Giants will head to Chevys following their game on Thursday, July 28 for a postgame meet and greet and autograph session. Join your favorite San Jose Giants players at the Chevys at 550 South Winchester in San Jose after the game for great Mexican food. Make sure to bring your favorite San Jose Giants item to get autographed!
KRTY Family Friday: Be sure to stop by the KRTY booth during Friday's game versus Lancaster, check out the KRTY live broadcast and enter to win great prizes. Fans can visit krty.com to print out their KRTY Family Four Pack which includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for just $33. In addition, fans can check online for a special KRTY Buy One Get One Free ticket offer good for one free ticket of equal or lesser value for every regularly priced ticket purchased.
2011 Single-Game Ticket Pricing:
Box Seat - $16
Upper Reserved - $13
General Admission - $10
General Admission Youth/Senior - $7
General Admission tickets are NOT assigned seating. They are on a first come first serve basis in the stadium grandstand and bleachers.
Throughout the season, single game tickets will be available at the Box Office and over the phone at (408) 297-1435 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Tickets are also available online at sjgiants.com. Before heading out to Municipal Stadium, make sure to check out the Stadium A to Z Guide for information regarding tickets, parking and ballpark events.
On the Airwaves:
Comcast Coverage: The San Jose Giants and Comcast have once again joined forces to bring fans an expanded schedule of 25 LIVE television broadcasts during the 2011 season. The games can be viewed live on Comcast Hometown Network Digital Channel 104 throughout most Northern California regions. Tune in and catch Joe Ritzo call all the action on Saturday, July 23 at 6:00 PM and Monday, July 25 at 7:00 PM as the Giants take on the Visalia Rawhide, and also Wednesday, July 27 at 7:00 PM and Friday, July 29 at 7:00 PM when the Giants match-up against the Lancaster JetHawks.
The LIVE games will be replayed several times on Comcast Hometown Network (Channel 104), and will also be available any time of the day or night via Comcast's popular ON DEMAND platform, which is free to Comcast digital customers. To view California League baseball games ON DEMAND, Comcast Digital Cable customers can tune to Channel 1 on their Digital Cable lineup or press the ON DEMAND button on their remote control, then click on the "Get Local" section, then click on "Comcast Hometown" then select "Cal League Baseball."
Streaming Live: Every Giants game can be heard live on the San Jose Giants official website at sjgiants.com. Joe Ritzo is behind the microphone for his eighth season as the voice of the Giants and fans can also find team information such as updated rosters, statistics, game notes, and news by visiting the website.