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Augusta GreenJackets Swarm Charleston RiverDogs

Augusta GreenJackets Swarm Charleston RiverDogs

Augusta strikes early, never looks back en route to win CHARLESTON, SC April 12, 2014 – Despite three base hits and a run batted in from Mike Ford, the Charleston RiverDogs lost an 8-2 decision to the Augusta GreenJackets on Saturday night in front of 6,136 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. The RiverDogs have a 3-6 record after their fourth consecutive loss while the GreenJackets are now 6-4. Augusta has won the first three games of this four-game set at Riley Park. All eight of Augusta’s runs were scored before the RiverDogs scratched the scoreboard. After scoring two in the first inning, the GreenJackets drove in Brandon Bednar from first base on a […]

RiverDogs’ Opening Night to Feature Charleston’s Charm; Pregame Parade

RiverDogs’ Opening Night to Feature Charleston’s Charm; Pregame Parade

Charlie T. RiverDog Plans to Have Spectacular Entrance for the First Game of the Season presented by South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 Program CHARLESTON, SC March 28, 2014 – New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra reportedly said that he loves home openers, whether they are at home or away. There’s no doubting that he’d love the home opener for the Charleston RiverDogs, the Class A affiliate of the 27-time World Series Champions Yankees. The RiverDogs opens the 2014 season on Monday, April 7, at 7:05 pm at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park against the rival Greenville Drive. “Opening Night is always a big night for us as it also signals the unofficial beginning of Spring and another […]

Wednesdays & Thursdays Are Again Big Nights with the RiverDogs

Wednesdays & Thursdays Are Again Big Nights with the RiverDogs

Wednesdays are ‘Guaranteed Win’ Nights; Budweiser Thirsty Thursdays Return CHARLESTON, SC Mar. 12, 2014 – Who else but the Charleston RiverDogs would “guarantee” a victory on Wednesday nights? Put simply, if the RiverDogs don’t win on Wednesday night games at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park, the club will honor your ticket for free admission to the next Wednesday home game. All you have to do is hold on to your ticket. And in traditional RiverDogs fashion, there’s more than just a guarantee. Wednesday games at The Joe will be MeTV Senior Nights, presented by HealthSouth. All seniors can purchase special $5 tickets for Wednesday games, and all seniors that enter the gates before 7pm will receive a voucher for a […]

RiverDogs to Host 11th Annual “Run, Forrest, Run” 5K Race on April 19

RiverDogs to Host 11th Annual “Run, Forrest, Run” 5K Race on April 19

Race Benefits MUSC’s Storm Eye Institute CHARLESTON, SC Feb. 28, 2014 – Fans of the Charleston RiverDogs may not be able to run forever like Forrest Gump, but they can lace up their running shoes and head to Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park for the 11th Annual “Run Forrest Run” 5K Race presented by Fleet Feet Sports on Saturday, April 19 at 4 pm before the RiverDogs game against the Rome Braves. The course is TAC certified and features split times at each mile marker with chip timing for quick and accurate results. Proceeds from the rain-or-shine event benefit the MUSC Storm Eye Institute. “This race is fun for all ages and caters to every type of participant,” said RiverDogs […]

Charleston RiverDogs Job Fair Set for March 8

Charleston RiverDogs Job Fair Set for March 8

CHARLESTON, SC Feb. 24, 2014 – Are you an outgoing person who enjoys helping people, working outdoors, and happen to be seeking a part-time job? The Charleston RiverDogs’ annual Job Fair, where interested folks may apply for gameday staff positions that include ticket takers, ushers, ID checkers, parking attendants, clean-up crew, and the Kids Zone’s operators with the Class-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, will be held at Riley Park on Saturday, March 8 from 9 am-12 noon. Fans that come to Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park for Charleston RiverDogs games enjoy a multitude of experiences that range from quality baseball, tasty food and thirst-quenching beverages, fun time with family and friends, fresh air and much, much more. They […]

National Anthem Auditions Scheduled for March 6 & 19

National Anthem Auditions Scheduled for March 6 & 19

CHARLESTON, SC Feb. 17, 2014 – If you’ve ever had a desire to sing or play the National Anthem prior to a Charleston RiverDogs game at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park, now is the time to step up to the plate. We want to hear you! The Class A affiliate of the New York Yankees will host auditions for those wishing to perform the Star Spangled Banner on Thursday, March 6, from 4-7 pm and Wednesday, March 19, also from 4-7 pm, behind home plate at Riley Park. If inclement weather persists on both days, the rain date for the auditions is slated for Monday, March 24 from 4-7pm. Whether you are a talented vocalist or can play the Star […]

Charlie T. RiverDog to Host Famed Mascot Phillie Phanatic

Charlie T. RiverDog to Host Famed Mascot Phillie Phanatic

CHARLESTON, SC Feb. 14, 2014 – Attention mascot fans of all ages: The famed Phillie Phanatic is coming to Charleston. On Thursday, Feb. 20, popular Charleston RiverDogs mascot Charlie T. RiverDog will host one of the most famous mascots in the world when the Phillie Phanatic visits Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park from 6-7 pm at the RiverDogs’ Souvenir Store that is located inside the ballpark’s gates. There will be a free meet-and-greet and fans are invited to mingle with the world famous mascot and take part in some special buys of RiverDogs merchandise and special ticket offers. The Phanatic’s stop in the Holy City is presented by D.D. Peckers’ Wing Shack in West Ashley. During his appearance at Riley […]

RiverDogs Announce 2014 Manager & Coaching Staff

RiverDogs Announce 2014 Manager & Coaching Staff

CHARLESTON, SC January 7, 2014 – The New York Yankees have announced that Luis Dorante, who served as bullpen coach for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 2008-10 and has managed 11 seasons in the minor leagues, will serve as manager of the Charleston RiverDogs in 2014. Dorante was most recently the first base coach for the Trenton Thunder, the Yankees’ Double-A affiliate, the past two seasons, and he also skippered the Aguilas de Zulia to a 34-29 record in the Venezuelan Winter League this offseason which was good for second place. A native of Falcon, Venezuela, he spent six seasons as a player in the Boston Red Sox organization prior to beginning his coaching career. “Luis has a load of coaching […]

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Charleston Stage Opens The New Year With Charlotte’s Web

Charleston Stage Opens The New Year With Charlotte’s Web

Charleston Stage Opens The New Year With An Adaptation Of E.B. White’s Classic Novel Charlotte’s Web Starring Charleston Stage’s Professional Resident Acting Company and Running Jan. 24 – 26, 2014 at the Historic Dock Street Theatre! Charleston, SC January 3, 2013 – A wonderful story to share with children and grandchildren, alike, Charlotte’s Web tells the story of a remarkable pig named Wilbur who is befriended by an enchanting spider named Charlotte. Together, with their friends from the barnyard, they hatch a grand plan to persuade Farmer Zuckermann from turning Wilbur into bacon. Along the way the great lessons of friendship will unfold in every scene.   Charleston Stage Professional Resident Actor Jesse Siak will star in the lead role […]

Charleston Stage Alum Appears In Jersey Boys at the North Charleston PAC This Week!

Charleston Stage Alum Appears In Jersey Boys at the North Charleston PAC This Week!

CHARLESTON, SC November 5, 2013 – Charleston Stage Alum and Broadway Veteran Barry Anderson is back in town with the Jersey Boys tour playing this week at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Barry appeared as George Gershwin in the 2003 production of Charleston Stage’s Gershwin at Folly. “Spending 7 weeks at Charleston Stage working on Gershwin at Folly,” says Barry, “was an amazing experience and career highlight for me, and I’ve proudly referred to Charleston as my ‘favorite U.S. city’ ever since. I can’t wait to re-visit it and bring Jersey Boys to the Lowcountry!” In Jersey Boys, Barry plays the leading role of Bob Crewe, the producer that signed the boys to their first record contract. Unfortunately Barry […]