Last nights’ game against the Wilmington Sharks was postponed to Tuesday, July 30 for a double header in “The Shark Tank.” The SwampDogs are scheduled to play a double header tonight against the Edenton Steamers and it will be the first game Fayetteville has played since July 6.
Baseball returns to “The Swamp” on Wednesday night. It’s fan’s choice night presented by the Home Builders Association of Fayetteville with the first 500 fans receiving a koozie. Gates will open at 6 p.m. with first pitch at 7:05.
Also don’t forget on Sunday, July 21, the SwampDogs are organizing a charity bowling event to benefit the Cape Fear Valley Health Foundations Friends of Children, Friends of the Cancer Center and Friends of the Heart Center. You can register your team of four right now by clicking on the top banner of our website. The night will include two hours of bowling and fun for just $50 per team and you’ll benefit a great cause! The event is taking place at the B&B Lanes off Fort Bragg Blvd.
If you would like a one-of-a-kind SwampDogs pink jersey, you can start bidding on your favorite player(s) and/or coach(es) jerseys online by visiting the front page of our website. The winning bid will receive a game-worn jersey after the game on July 25 and the second place bidder will receive an authentic replica jersey. All procedes will benefit Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation’s Friends of the Cancer Center.
The Coastal Plain League is the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 17th season in 2013, the CPL features 14 teams playing North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. The CPL gives college players the chance to refine their skills with the use of wooden bats. Players are housed with local host families for the summer and past experiences have been very positive for both players and hosts. Furthermore, the CPL has had over 1,000 alumni drafted and 63 alums – including 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander – make their Major League debut thus far. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com and follow us via Twitter @CPLBaseball.