Jumbo Shrimp Clinch Playoff Spot; Gear & September 8 Tickets on Sale
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - With a win over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Thursday night, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are going to the playoffs as the Southern League South Division second-half champions in their inaugural season presented by Community First Credit Union, which also presents the Jumbo Shrimp's 2017 playoff run. Tickets for the first home playoff game - which will include postgame fireworks - on Friday, Sept. 8, are now available at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office. Both tickets and playoff merchandise are available online at www.jaxshrimp.com.
Jumbo Shrimp ticket plan holders can reserve their seats for Friday, Sept. 8, and all potential home playoff games presented by Community First Credit Union by calling (904) 358-2846 or at the box office, which opens at 10 a.m. Saturday, noon on Sunday game days and 9 a.m. daily during the week for in-person and phone orders at (904) 358-2846. Individual tickets for potential home games beyond Friday, Sept. 8 - all of which will have postgame fireworks - will go on sale once the given home game is necessary.
The South Division Championship Series best-of-five playoff schedule will be:
Game 1 Wednesday Sept. 6, 7:35 p.m. EDT at Pensacola Blue Wahoos Stadium Game 2 Thursday Sept. 7, 7:35 p.m. EDT at Pensacola Blue Wahoos Stadium Game 3 Friday Sept. 8, 7:05 p.m. EDT vs. Pensacola Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Game 4* Saturday* Sept. 9, 6:05 p.m. EDT* vs. Pensacola Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Game 5* Sunday* Sept. 10, 6:35 p.m. EDT* vs. Pensacola Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville *if necessary
The potential BC - Southern League Championship Series best-of-five schedule would begin two days after both divisional rounds have concluded. Jacksonville would host the first two games and play on the road for the remainder of the series.
Game 1 Sunday/Monday/Tuesday, Sept. 10, 11, or 12 vs. North Champion Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Game 2 Day following Game 1 vs. North Champion Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Games 3, 4*, 5* Following Travel Day between Games 2 & 3 at North Champion Chattanooga or Montgomery *if necessary
Game dates and times are subject to change based on weather, travel and length of the prior series.
The Jumbo Shrimp have four regular season home dates remaining Friday through Monday, with Fan Appreciation Night presented by Atlantic Self Storage and RJ Young at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, and the season finale at 2:05 p.m. Monday.
Season ticket renewals and new packages for the 2018 season may be reserved with a nonrefundable 25 percent deposit by calling a Jumbo Shrimp account representative at (904) 358-2846 or at the box office.
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