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Cinco de Mayo, Coors Light Thirsty Thursday highlight Aces homestand



image001-300x214-7928744-6657452The Reno Aces kick off a four-game hometand Monday evening against the Las Vegas 51s, highlighted by Education Day, Corona Cinco de Mayo presented by Wild 102.9 and another Coors Light Thirsty Thursday™.

Monday night’s 6:05 p.m. contest marks the return of the Silver State Diamond Challenge, the annual struggle between Nevada’s two Triple-A baseball teams. Last season, the two squads split the sixteen-game season series, with the two cities’ mayors drawing a card to determine the winner. Mayor Goodman outdrew Mayor Cashell, giving the 51s the inaugural title and setting the stage for a hard-fought rematch in 2010.

Tuesday’s game begins at 11:35 a.m., and will be the first of two Education Days of the season. Thousands of schoolchildren from across Northern Nevada will be on-hand for a pre-game meet and greet with Aces players, in addition to a special presentation of the math and science behind the game of baseball.

Wednesday is Corona Cinco de Mayo presented by Wild 102.9, and the Aces are celebrating with a special Corona Cinco de Mayo Celebration. The first 1,250 fans to purchase a Corona at Wednesday’s 6:05 game will receive a limited-edition Aces sombrero. In addition, tacos and carne asada will be served at select concession stands around Aces Ballpark.

There are a limited number of Coors Light Party Zone tickets available for Wednesday’s game. For just $14, fans get a ticket to the Coors Light Party Zone and a commemorative Cinco de Mayo t-shirt.

The homestand comes to a close Thursday night at 6:05 p.m. with the second Coors Light Thirsty Thursday™ of the season. Fans can get $2 Coors and Coors Lights until the fifth inning in the Coors Light Party Zone, and the special will continue upstairs in the Freight House District throughout the evening.

Thursday’s game is also “Save Second Base Night,” with the Aces teaming up with Susan G. Komen For the Cure to support breast cancer awareness and research. Fans can purchse tickets online at RenoAces.com and use the promo code “pink” to ensure that a portion of the proceeds go to the Northern Nevada affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. There will also be a Pink Party Zone at Thursday’s game, with ticket, food and beverage packages available for $25 for cancer survivors and $40 for others.

Single-game tickets for all games start at just $7, while ticket plans for the 2010 season start at just $154. Fans can get more information on mini-plans, group tickets and half- and full-season ticket plans by calling (775) 334-4700.

Fans can purchase single-game tickets by calling the Aces Ballpark box office at (775) 334-7000 or by visiting RenoAces.com.

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