This Week in Express Baseball
Tonight at Carson Park Student Transit will once again present their Bus’ting at the Seams School Supply Drive. It is also ‘Mystery Monday” at the park. So the Express have decided to join along in the fun and present a special concession item discount to fans that donate an item to the supply drive. Items can include school supplies like backpacks, pencils, etc., as well as winter gear. On Mondays, kids eat free! That’s right, kids entering Carson Park
Monday night the Express will also honor a great summer tradition by donning S’mores jerseys! That’s right the Express present S’mores vs Campfires night at Carson Park Monday with the Bismarck Larks playing the part of the Campfires. S’more will be sold near the fan deck while supplies last. Gates open at 5:35 with first pitch at 6:35.
Wednesday night the Express will welcome a special guest to the park with the help of Stucky Chiropractic and Kristo Orthodontics. From the baseball classic Field of Dreams, Dwier Brown, the actor that played John Kinsella will have a catch at Carson Park and meet our great fans. The game starts at 6:35
On Thursday, in what is becoming an annual tradition with the Express, Cesspool Cleaner Company will be giving away can koozies at the gate upon entry. It is also our last regular season ‘Thirsty Thursday’ where you can nab $2.50 domestic beer, $3.00 premium, and $2 fountain drinks all night long. We will see you there at 6:35 for another great night of baseball.
Mustard Night presented by Silver Spring Foods will take place this Friday as the team’s caps off an impressive regular-season home schedule. The festivities will begin at 5:00 in the plaza with games, face painters, and balloon artists all benefitting Feed My People, the West Central Wisconsin Food Bank. During the game, the Express and Silver Spring Foods will raffle of special grill packages to fans in attendance.
The Eau Claire Express are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.eauclaireexpress.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Express as your favorite team.