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Otters Back Home this Weekend, Full Slate of Promotions

May 16, 2019 - Frontier League (FL) - Evansville Otters News Release

y 17-19, the Otters will return home to Bosse Field against the Florence Freedom.

Friday's series opener at 6:35 p.m. is presented by Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

Saturday, y 18 will feature multiple promotions including Military Appreciation Night, Boy Scout Night, and the Old National Bank Attendance Awards ceremony. For Military Appreciation Night, the Otters want to show their appreciation to those who served, including all veterans and active military personnel, with free admission to the game. There will also be a military-themed jersey auction. Saturday's game is presented by Brentwood Springs.

The Otters also invite the Boy Scouts of America and the local Buffalo Trace Council for a fun, unforgettable night at Bosse Field. Pre-registered boy scouts will receive a General Admission ticket, hot dog, chips and water, get to meet the Otters and participate in a postgame baseball clinic, receive a commemorative patch, and camp out overnight at Bosse Field. First pitch is 6:35 p.m.

The series finale Sunday is Bark in the Park. On Sunday, y 19, bring your dog to the ballpark for an afternoon of baseball courtesy of It Takes A Village Canine Rescue. Fans can come enjoy America's game with their best companion, starting at 12:35 p.m.

*Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets.*

Wynne named Frontier League Pitcher of the Week

The Frontier League has named Evansville Otters pitcher Randy Wynne the Pitcher of the Week following Opening Weekend.

Pointstreak, the official statistical provider of the Frontier League and the Independent Professional Baseball Federation, chooses the weekly award.

In earning the award, Wynne earned his first win of the season in Saturday's 6-1 win against the Southern Illinois Miners.

"Congrats to Randy for a well-deserved recognition of his outing," Otters manager Andy McCauley said.

"He was in total command of all of his pitches and attacked the zone. He worked ahead of hitters and got big outs when he had to."

"It feels great to receive this recognition," Wynne said. "I'm always focused on helping the team win but it's nice to be recognized."

Wynne tossed eight innings while striking out a career-high 13 batters. Wynne recorded 12 strikeouts on two occasions during the 2018 season, one of which came against the Miners.

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