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Renegades Announce Opening Day

November 21, 2011 - New York-Penn League (NYPL) - Hudson Valley Renegades News Release

FISHKILL, NY - The Hudson Valley Renegades, Single A Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, are excited to present their 2012 schedule as they celebrate the 19th season of baseball at Dutchess Stadium. The Renegades will open their season at The Dutch on Monday, June 18 with a two-game series against the Aberdeen IronBirds (Baltimore Orioles).

The Renegades will play 38 games at Dutchess Stadium, with their final home game set for August 29 against the Brooklyn Cyclones (New York Mets). The team will conclude their season on the road in Troy, NY against the Tri-City ValleyCats (Houston Astros) on September 5.

Regular season home games will have first pitch set for 7:05pm Monday-Saturday, excluding the Renegades opening homestand (June 18-19) and final game (August 29), where they will be played at 6:35pm. Sunday home games will begin at 5:05pm. The schedule also features two midweek matinees, which will take place Monday, July 16 (11:05am) and Sunday, August 26 (1:05pm).

The Renegades front office is preparing to build on the experience of a Renegades game, through an enticing assortment of promotions, giveaways and firework shows. According to Eben Yager, Renegades General Manager, "the last two seasons of Be Your Own Fan have given us a chance to connect with our fans on a much deeper level. We are excited about some of the new ideas our staff has put together that will ensure the experience of just that- being your own fan- is even more enjoyable in 2012."

The Renegades are members of the New York-Penn League and are one of four teams owned and operated by the Goldklang Group. The Renegades are entering their sixteenth year of affiliation with the Tampa Bay Rays.

Season Tickets, Group Tickets, and Mini-Pack Ticket plans are now on sale. Contact the Renegades Ticket Office at 845-838-0094 for more information.

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