BEACH BUMS/GALLARDO DEBUT RAINED OUT
TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Tonight’s game between the Traverse City Beach Bums’(31-42) and the Windy City ThunderBolts(35-39) has been canceled due to inclement weather.
was in the bottom of the fourth inning when the skies opened up with heavy rain.
The Beach Bums were leading 2-0 on RBI hits by Marcos Derkes and Casey Rodrigue.
About 30 minutes after the rain started, the decision was made to cancel to
game. The result and all stats will not count.
Lost in the cancellation is the stellar debut by Eastern Michigan grad, Augie Gallardo. Although the stats will not count, he was very tough on the mound through four innings. He retired the first eleven men to face him and, in total, allowed just one hit, one walk, while striking out four.
Bright and early Friday morning the team is off to Joliet IL where the Beach Bums will play a three game series against the Joliet Slammers. First pitch is scheduled for 8:05pm and Tom Willms will have the Miller Lite Pre-Game Show at 7:45pm ET, on 101.9-The Bay.
Coming up on Tuesday, August 11th, grab
a friend and come out to the ball park for TWO FOR TUESDAY. Every Tuesday, Beach
Bums chairback tickets are buy one, get on free, for all fans. You don't want to
The Beach Bums Box Office & Gift Shop are now open with non-gameday hours of 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday, 10am to 4pm on Saturday. Fans holding tickets for Thursday's rained out game may exchange them for a ticket to one of the nine remaining regular season games.
Wuerfel Park is closed on non-gameday Sundays. Stadium hours are extended on gamedays.
For more information, please to call the offices at 1-231-943-0100 or come on out to the park and say hello!