Durham Bulls Open Season with Promotion-Packed Homestand

Opening Day, Fireworks, Meet the Team Event Highlight Season’s First Seven Games

Durham Bulls 2016 Opening HomestandThe Durham Bulls kick off the 2016 season on Thursday, April 7, when they open a seven-game homestand against the Charlotte Knights and Gwinnett Braves. Opening Day, two fireworks shows and a Meet the Team event highlight the Opening Week festivities.

The campaign opens on April 7 at 6:05 p.m. against the Charlotte Knights, when Whetstone Apartments presents Opening Day. Gates open at 5 p.m., as prior to first pitch fans will be treated to a special entrance by Wool E. Bull, full roster introductions and National Anthem performance by the Duke Pitchforks, accompanied by a fly-over by the five-plane Bandit Flight Team. Following the contest fans will take in the season’s first fireworks show, and will receive 2016 magnet schedules when leaving the stadium.

The homestand continues on Friday, April 8 at 7:05 p.m. against the Chicago White Sox’ Triple-A affiliate, with that night’s game presented by Triangle Orthopaedic Associates. After the game is the year’s first Friday Night Fireworks show, sponsored by bioMerieux.

On Saturday, April 9 the Bulls and Knights square off at 5:05 p.m. in the third game of the series. Note in the Pocket presents the finale of the four-game set on Sunday, April 10 at 5:05 p.m. Gates will open at 2:30 p.m. that day, as fans are invited to a Meet the Team event, where Bulls players and coaches will be available to sign autographs, take pictures, play games and play catch with children on the field from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Kids Run the Bases at the conclusion of the contest, presented by Nature’s Twist.

The Bulls welcome the Gwinnett Braves to the DBAP on Monday, April 11 at 7:05 p.m. for the first game of a three-game series, before squaring off again at 7:05 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12.

The series against the Atlanta Braves’ top affiliate concludes at 11:05 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13. That morning’s contest is Education Day, sponsored by NC Science Festival.

The Durham Bulls open the 2016 International League season on Thursday, April 7 against the Charlotte Knights at the DBAP. Full-season, mini plan and group ticket packages are available now. For more information visit durhambulls.com, the Frontier Communications Ticket Office, or call 919.956.BULL.

Thanks to DBBC’s Matt Sutor for this capcom story & graphic.

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