ASHEVILLE, NC – The Asheville Tourists, currently in the heat of the race for the second-half Southern Division pennant in the South Atlantic League, have announced that playoff tickets will go on sale at the McCormick Field box office beginning Tuesday, August 25, at 10 a.m.
The Tourists would host the first game of the Southern Divisional Championship Series against the Greenville Drive, the first-half winner, on Wednesday, September 9. The winner of the Southern Divisional Championship Series will then host the third, fourth and fifth games of the South Atlantic League Championship Series, slated for Thursday, September 17, Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19. All games at McCormick Field would start at 7:05 p.m.
Single game playoff tickets at McCormick Field will be available beginning Monday for $9 for general admission, $12 for box seats, $42 for the Asheville Citizen-Times Clubhouse and $47 for the Bojangles Dugout Suites. Four-game playoff packages are available at a reduced rate, including $32 per general admission pack, $44 for box seats, $152 for the Asheville Citizen-Times Clubhouse and $172 for the Bojangles Dugout Suites. Senior, children and military discounts are also available at the box office.
Fans who purchase or renew their season ticket packages, flex packages or mini-plans will receive playoff tickets at no cost. The number of playoff tickets will be equal to the number of seats purchased for the regular season or two per flex plan. Any money remaining from unplayed playoff games will be credited to the 2010 season.
The pennant race returns to McCormick Field on Tuesday, August 25, when the Tourists and Greensboro Grasshoppers begin a four-game series, with each contest starting at 7:05 p.m. The Tourists also will host the Lexington Legends for three games, from September 1-3, which will be the final regular-season series of the slate.
For additional information, contact the Tourists front office at (828) 258-0428.