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August 19, 2013 - American Association (AA) - Grand Prairie AirHogs News Release

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - The Grand Prairie AirHogs open a three-game series with the Amarillo Sox Tuesday night at QuikTrip Park at 7:05 p.m. There are all kinds of unique promotions set for the series. For tickets, fans can call 972-504-9383 or visit

Upcoming Series against the Amarillo Sox, August 20-22, at QuikTrip Park

Tuesday, August 20 at 7:05 p.m. - It's Twofer Tuesday with a Buy One Get One Free Ticket offer online with the promo code bogo.

Wednesday, August 21 at 7:05 p.m. - It's Wet & Wild Wednesday with the first 100 fans through the gates receiving a free water bottle. It's also Guaranteed WINS-day, so if the AirHogs don't win, fans get a free ticket to a future AirHogs game. It's also Super Hero Night as anyone wearing a Super Hero costume gets into the game for free.

Thursday, August 22 at 7:05 p.m. - It's Thirsty Thursday with $2 beer specials. Thursday is also Rivalry Night as anyone wearing their favorite college gear gets into the game for free.

AIrHogs News

AirHogs pitcher Derek Blacksher had a great week as he went 2-0 with wins over El Paso and Amarillo. On Saturday night, he pitched a complete game shutout in the AirHogs 12-0 win over El Paso giving up only two hits. On Monday, Aug. 12, Blacksher went eight innings in the AirHogs 4-1 win at Amarillo, but the run was unearned. The righty only gave up five hits in the victory. Blacksher is 9-6 on the season with a 4.21 ERA in 17 starts .

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