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Missions Begin Six-Game Home Stand Tomorrow

July 6, 2011 - Texas League (TL) - San Antonio Missions News Release

San Antonio - The Missions begin a six-game home stand tomorrow with three games against the NW Arkansas Naturals (Kansas City Royals) and three against the Tulsa Drillers (Colorado Rockies). The home stand will go through Tuesday, July 12 followed by a league-wide off day on Wednesday, July 13.

San Antonio went 5-1 during their six-game road trip to improve to 9-3 in the second-half and 58-24 (.707) overall. The Missions own the best record in all of the minor leagues in terms of wins and winning percentage and are the only team in professional baseball to have won at least seventy percent of their games.

San Antonio hit 13 home runs while on the road trip, including 11 in the last three games, to bring their season total to 110 which is the third-most in the minors.

The home stand concludes with the Missions' final day game of the 2011 season. Tuesday's match-up against Tulsa will begin at 11:05 a.m. with the gates opening at 10:00 a.m.

Probable pitching match-ups and promotional schedule for the NW Arkansas series

(June 7-9):

Thursday, July 7NW ArkansasRH Jake Odorizzi (1st Double-A Start of 2011)

7:05 p.m.San AntonioRH Jorge Reyes (4-2, 3.31 ERA)

Dollar Night presented by Time Warner Cable and Bud Light - Dollar popcorn, dollar hit dogs and dollar beverages

Friday, July 8NW ArkansasLH Will Smith (6-7, 4.28 ERA)

7:05 p.m.San AntonioRH Simon Castro (2-1, 3.18 ERA

Missions First-Half Championship T-Shirts to the first 1,500 fans presented

by Venom and Snapple

Frito's Family Friday - Six fans will be chosen at random to participate in

various activities around the stadium

Saturday, July 9NW ArkansasRH Zach Miner (1-4, 5.94 ERA)

7:05 p.m.San AntonioRH Casey Kelly (7-3, 4.34 ERA)

Kids run the bases after the game presented by Denny's

Probable pitching match-ups and promotional schedule for the Tulsa series

(June 10-12):

Sunday, July 10TulsaTBA

6:05 p.m.San AntonioLH Rob Musgrave (5-2, 3.47 ERA)

Henry the Puffy Taco Pictures to the first 500 kids 12 & under presented by Kellogg's

Monday, July 11TulsaTBA

7:05 p.m.San AntonioLH Juan Oramas (5-0, 2.32 ERA)

WellMed Senior Sluggers Day - All seniors 65 and over or those eligible for Medicare, will receive a complimentary reserved seat ticket and drink (bottles water or soda)

Tuesday, July 12TulsaTBA

11:05 a.m.San AntonioRH Jorge Reyes

Cricket $2 Tuesday - $2 reserved tickets, $2 parking and $2 draft beer and

KRAFT Singles Tuesday Tickets - buy one ticket, get one free from KRAFT Singles with purchase


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