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Ravens Open Eastern League Championship Series Tuesday at Yale Field

September 8, 2003 - Eastern League (EL1)
New Haven Ravens News Release

Having topped the New Britain Rock Cats three games to two to win the Northern Division Championship Series, the New Haven Ravens now move on to the best-of-five EASTERN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES against the Akron Aeros. The first two games will be at historic Yale Field Tuesday and Wednesday night at 6:35. Wednesday's game will be the last home game in Ravens history. Free tickets are still available for both playoff games courtesy of A-1 Toyota, New Haven Savings Bank and WTNH. The series concludes with games three, four (if necessary) and five (if necessary) in Akron. Here is a look at the pitching matchups:

Tuesday, September 9 at New Haven, 6:35
Ravens: LHP Dave Gassner (10-4, 2.79)
Aeros: RHP Francisco Cruceta (13-9, 3.09)

Wednesday, September 10 at New Haven, 6:35
Ravens: RHP Dustin McGowan (7-0, 3.17)
Aeros: RHP Kyle Denney (7-3, 2.42)

Friday, September 12 at Akron, 7:05
Ravens: RHP David Bush (7-3, 2.78)
Aeros: RHP Paul Rigdon (3-0, 3.23)

Saturday, September 13 at Akron (if necessary)
Ravens: RHP Cameron Reimers (10-5, 3.08)
Aeros: RHP Kyle Evans (9-5, 3.59)

Sunday, September 14 at Akron, 7:05 (if necessary)
Ravens: TBA
Aeros: TBA

Ultimate Yard Sale September 13-15

Fans will have their last chance to grab a piece of Ravens history when the team hosts its "Ultimate Yard Sale" September 13-15. The event runs from 9 to 4 each day. Stop by to pick up merchandise & apparel, office furniture, computer equipment, grounds crew equipment, sound equipment, concessions equipment and more -- all cash & carry.

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