RENO, Nev. - The Reno Aces and the University of Nevada baseball team will renew their annual exhibition game at 6:05 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5 at Aces Ballpark, with a portion of the proceeds once again to benefit the University of Nevada Dugout Club, the entities jointly announced today.
The 2011 exhibition will mark the second-straight season the Aces and Wolf Pack will meet. Last year, the Aces topped Nevada 11-1 at Aces Ballpark, and following last season's affair, the Aces made a $15,000 donation to the school's Dugout Club, which benefits the Wolf Pack baseball program.
The game will serve as the final tune-up for the Aces before opening the 2011 season on April 7, while Nevada's student-athletes will have the opportunity to compete against some of professional baseball's top prospects at the Triple-A level.
Once again this season, the game will be played in an exhibition format, with Aces pitchers and catchers playing for both squads. All players will use wood bats, and the contest will last between seven and nine innings, depending on the status of the Aces pitching staff. Utilizing the traditional Minor League Spring Training format, pitchers will be placed on a pitch count, and should a pitcher reach his limit, the game will immediately proceed to the next half inning.
Ticket prices will be $13 for adults and $7 for children ages 3-to-12. A specially-priced $10 ticket will be offered to all current University of Nevada students, faculty and staff with a school-issued ID. Tickets go on-sale March 5 online at www.RenoAces.com.
The Aces will open their 2011 home slate on April 15, and will enjoy home games on Memorial Day, Labor Day and the holiday weekend prior to Independence Day. Full and partial season ticket plans are on-sale now. Visit www.RenoAces.com or call (775) 334-4700 today for more information.