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Syracuse Salt Potatoes vs. Rochester Plates

March 3, 2018 - International League (IL) - Syracuse Mets News Release

SYRACUSE, NY - The Syracuse Salt Potatoes and the Rochester Plates will face off in the Duel of the Dishes during the 2018 season. The Salt Potatoes and Plates will have their first on-field battle on Thursday, June 21st at Frontier Field in Rochester, NY. The rivals will play again on Saturday, August 25th at NBT Bank Stadium in Syracuse, NY. The teams will compete for the Golden Fork, which will be held by the winning team after each competition.

"Last year the Syracuse Salt Potatoes took the field for the first time, and it was such a fun promotion, we knew we had to bring it back in 2018," said Jason Smorol, general manager. "We wanted to add a new, interesting twist to the Salt Potatoes and we are so excited to partner with Rochester to bring the fans a Salt Potatoes vs. Plates series. This is going to be fun and silly and we hope fans from both Syracuse and Rochester enjoy it!"

The Golden Fork trophy will be a six-foot tall golden fork that will be presented to the winning team after each Salt Potatoes vs. Plates match up. There will be special themed promotions at each stadium each day to honor the hometown dish and prove it is better than the other. This truly will be the series you never knew you wanted to see.

Salt Potatoes merchandise is available at or at the Whistlestop Souvenir Store. To purchase tickets for August 25th or any other Syracuse Chiefs home game, please call 315-474-7833, visit or stop by the NBT Bank Stadium Ticket office, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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