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Louisville Bats Return Home to Face Memphis This Week

Paul Ryburn

7-game homestand at Louisville Slugger Field to feature fireworks, $1 menu night, and a doubleheader
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The Louisville Bats, Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, return home to Louisville Slugger Stadium this week, following a week on the road at Nashville. The Bats will host the Memphis Redbirds, Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, for seven games over a six-day stretch.

This week's games and related promotions

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Tuesday, June 20 will be One Dollar Menu Day at Lousiville Slugger Stadium. Get your hot dogs, soft drinks, chips, and popcorn for only a dollar, all day long. This promotion is presented by Pepsi, Meijer, and iHeart Radio.

Also, Tuesday will be Baseball Bingo. Play along on the Louisville Bats app and have a chance to win prizes, courtesy of Cattleman's Roadhouse and Meijer. The first pitch will be at 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, June 21 will see a doubleheader at Louisville Slugger Field. It will be Sluggerita Wednesday. Fans 21 and up with valid ID can enjoy Sluggeritas made with Number JUAN tequila, available at all bars in the park.

Wednesday will also be a celebration of National Hot Dog Day, with hot dogs on sale for only $1 throughout the park.

The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. and the first pitch of the first game will be thrown at 5:30 p.m. The second game will be a makeup of the postponed July 10 game against Memphis, and the first pitch will be thrown shortly after the conclusion of the first game.

Thursday, July 22 will feature live music by DJ K-Dogg. K-Dogg is a Louisville-based DJ, VJ, and producer who is considered one of the top names in the region. He's also an official Red Bull DJ and the official DJ of University of Louisville athletics.

Thursday will be a night of Throwback Thursday food specials as well, with chicken tenders and fries plates for only $2 and also nachos for only $2. Wash your food down with a Thirsty Thursday $2 domestic beer, available from 5:30 to 8:30, presented by Miller Lite. The first pitch will be at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, July 23 will be a big day at Louisville Slugger Field with 2 special tickets and several other promotions.

Craft Beer Ticket Packs, starting at only $19, include not only a ticket to the game but 2 craft beers as well. Choose from Atrium Brewing's Bat Boy (only available at the ballpark) or Hazy Pale Ale. You must be 21 to use this ticket. Purchase tickets here using the code BATBOY.

Family Friday Four-Packs get your family 4 outfield seats, 4 sodas, four hats, and four hot dogs for $64. Purchase the ticket here using code FAMILY.

Prior to the game, there will be live music, giveaways, and games of cornhole in the Lucas Oil Fan Zone on Witherspoon Plaza. Baseball Bingo will be back during the game, and after the game wraps up there will be fireworks. The first pitch will be at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 24 will see the Bats offer a Mystery Bobblehead specialty ticket. With this ticket, you will receive a surprise mystery bobblehead the night of the game. Purchase ticket here using code MYSTERY.

Get ready for seltzer and craft beer specials Saturday. Smithworks Seltzer will be only $5 all game long, and Against the Grain craft beers will be $5 as well.

Live music by K-Dogg and Baseball Bingo will be back Saturday night. Following the game, fireworks will light up Louisville Slugger Field. The first pitch will be at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 25 will be all about the kids. Kids 12 and under get a free meal including a hot dog, nachos, and a soft drink or water courtesy of Meijer and Pepsi. Free meals will be available at the kiosk behind section 115. After the game, kids can stick around and run the bases. Kids Run the Bases is presented by YMCA, Subway, and Meijer.

It's shaping up to be a great baseball week in Louisville!

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