Friday, May 24, 2013

Yankees Affiliate Makes Only Visit of Year in Big Homestand

Bison, RailRiders, and Fireworks, oh my!  It's sure to be a great Memorial Day at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham.

The Buffalo Bisons and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders make their only visits of the season during the Durham Bulls next homestand, beginning Monday, May 27. A special 5:05pm start on Memorial Day, an appearance by the Russian Bar Trio and Friday Night Fireworks highlight the eight game event schedule.

A day after the ACC Baseball Championship concludes at the DBAP, the Bulls return home on Memorial Day to begin a four game series against the Buffalo Bisons, Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.  A special holiday first pitch on May 27 is set for 5:05pm.

Tuesday’s 7:05pm game is another AAA Membership Card Night. At every Tuesday home game in 2013, fans who show their AAA Membership Card can buy one Terrace Reserved ticket and get one, courtesy of AAA Carolinas.  The 7:05pm game on Wednesday, May 29 is presented by DPAC.

On Thursday, May 30, Bayer CropScience presents a fun-filled series finale between the Bisons and Bulls. Back by popular demand, the Russian Bar Trio returns to the DBAP Thursday to entertain fans during several between-inning performances (Watch video here). In addition, Thursday home games at the DBAP (with the exception of July 4) feature $1 Bright Leaf hot dogs, popcorn and fries. Thursday is also College Night, where students can get a Terrace Reserved ticket and $5 in Bulls Bucks for just $10 or an Outfield Reserved ticket for only $4.99 by entering the promo code COLLEGE (and using a valid .edu email address) when purchasing tickets online at

The new look affiliate of the New York Yankees begin their only Durham visit of 2013 on Friday, May 31. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and Bulls get underway at 7:05pm on Friday night, in a game presented by the North Carolina Education Lottery. Fans will be treated to a Diamond Cutters performance during the game and Friday Night Fireworks immediately following the series opener.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC presents Saturday’s 7:05pm game between the newly named RailRiders and Bulls.  On Sunday, June 2, Kids Run the Bases following a 5:05pm game thanks to Pepsi.  The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre series and the homestand conclude on Monday, June 3 with the final midweek day game of the season, as the two teams get underway at 1:05pm.

The Durham Bulls return home to the DBAP on Monday, May 27 to begin an eight game homestand featuring visits from the Buffalo Bisons and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Tickets for all home games are available at, by phone at 919.956.BULL, or at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park box office.

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