Prospect-Filled Baseball Card Sets On Sale Now

July 28, 2003 - Eastern League (EL1)
New Haven Ravens News Release

The 2003 New Haven Ravens team baseball card sets are now available, and figure to be an extremely popular item. The set features many of the top prospects in the Toronto Blue Jays farm system, starting with righthander Dustin McGowan. McGowan was rated the Jays' #1 prospect by Baseball America. Among the other prospects in the set are outfielder Alexis Rios, catcher Guillermo Quiroz, outfielder Gabe Gross, infielder Russ Adams, and more.

Battle for Playoff Spot Continues

The Ravens entered play on Monday just one game out of first place in the Eastern League's Northern Division. The Boston Red Sox affiliate Portland Sea Dogs lead the way with a 56-46 record, while the Ravens are 57-49.. The New York Yankees affiliate Trenton Thunder are in third with a 54-51 record. The top two teams in the division make the playoffs. New Haven will look to solidify its hold on the final playoff spot with a week of home games coming up. The Ravens host Montreal Expos affiliate Harrisburg (46-62) from Monday through Thursday and Detroit Tigers affiliate Erie (50-57) from Friday through Sunday.

Baseball Camps

The New Haven Ravens host two summer baseball camps at historic Yale Field. Each camp provides fundamental instruction in hitting, pitching, infield, outfield, baserunning, and bunting. The first camp, for children 6-9, is on July 28, 29, and 31 from 9:00 am to noon. The second camp, for children 10 and up, is on August 11, 12 and 13 from 9:00 am to noon. The cost of each camp is $135. To reserve your spot, please call Kristian Velez at 203-782-1666 x. 12.

Pavilion, Porch Opened to Individuals

The Verizon Wireless Party Pavilion and the Budweiser Short Porch Cafe, normally open only to groups of 30 or more, are now open for individual ticket sales for the remainder of the 2003 season. For one low price, fans get an all-you-can-eat buffet in addition to a great seat for the game. The buffet includes a main course of either hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken and ribs ($23 per person) or hot dogs and hamburgers ($18 per person). Both menus include corn on the cob, watermelon, potato salad, peanuts and soda. To order Pavilion or Porch tickets please contact Erik Lesniak at (203) 782-1666 x. 18..

Around the Horn

Third baseman Shawn Fagan has a 14-game hitting streak going, which includes eight multi-hit games. Fagan is hitting .441 during that stretch (26-for-59) and has scored 13 runs ...

Eastern League All-Star righthander Cam Reimers has allowed only three walks while striking out 33 in his last seven appearances, spanning 39.1 innings. He has a 2.52 ERA for that stretch and is 3-0 ...

Six of the Ravens' last 12 games have been decided by one run. The Ravens are 4-2 in those games...

Merchandise Clearance Sale

With the end of the season drawing near, the Ravens have reduced the price of several merchandise items. Check the link below for all of the latest sales.

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