06/01/2018 3:33 PM -
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2018
GARY, Ind. — The Gary SouthShore RailCats re-signed outfielder John Price Jr. before Friday’s series opener vs. the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. Price Jr. signed his first professional baseball contract with Gary on Jan. 10, 2018, and recorded his first pro hit in his first pro at-bat on May 20 vs. the St. Paul Saints. Price Jr. also forced extra innings with a sacrifice fly off former MLB pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen on May 20 vs. the Saints.
The RailCats resume their 10-game homestand with the first of three games vs. the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Friday night at 7:10 p.m. RailCats RHP Daniel Minor (2-0, 4.20) opposes RedHawks LHP Will Solomon (1-1, 3.27) in the first matchup of the year between the two teams. Friday’s game is Princess and Pirates Night and a Fifth Third Bank Fireworks Friday and a Valparaiso Community Night, presented by Fifth Third Bank.
Jared Shlensky and Brennan Mense bring you all 100 RailCats game this season on WEFM (95.9 FM) and online at railcatsbaseball.com. Ticket packages for the 2018 Gary SouthShore RailCats season are available online at railcatsbaseball.com and can also be purchased by calling the RailCats ticket line at (219) 882-BALL. The RailCats box office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
A day at U.S. Steel Yard is non-stop fun, and that's even without the baseball! The RailCats promise a wide array of laugh-out-loud between inning entertainment, great giveaways, jaw-dropping fireworks and a family-first, kid-friendly atmosphere! RailCats fans come in all ages, shapes, and sizes, and the RailCats promise every fan will have fun.
U.S. Steel Yard
One Stadium Plaza
Gary, IN 46402