Jumbo Shrimp Chase Playoff Spot

Season ticket holders may reserve seats for potential home games; individual tickets will go on sale upon clinch

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are in the race for a Southern League playoff spot in their inaugural season. Jumbo Shrimp ticket plan holders can now reserve their seats for potential home playoff games. Individual tickets for potential home games will go on sale upon clinching or the given home game date is guaranteed.

The Jumbo Shrimp are currently first in the South Division second half standings. Any combination of Jacksonville wins and losses by the second-place team adding to five will clinch the club’s first playoff berth since 2014.

 

The potential South Division Championship Series best-of-five playoff schedule would be:

 

Game 1            Wednesday      Sept. 6, 7:35 p.m. EDT             at Pensacola     Blue Wahoos Stadium

Game 2            Thursday          Sept. 7, 7:35 p.m. EDT             at Pensacola     Blue Wahoos Stadium

Game 3            Friday              Sept. 8, 7:05 p.m. EDT             vs. Pensacola    Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville

Game 4*          Saturday*         Sept. 9, 6:05 p.m. EDT*             vs. Pensacola    Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville

Game 5*          Sunday*           Sept. 10, 6:35 p.m. EDT*          vs. Pensacola    Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville

*if necessary

 

Upon the clinching of a playoff spot, the Jumbo Shrimp would make individual playoff game tickets for Friday, Sept. 8, available online at www.jaxshrimp.com and at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office, which opens at 10 a.m. Saturday, noon on Sunday game days and 9 a.m. daily during the week for in-person and phone orders at (904) 358-2846. The box office will remain open immediately following any home game that clinches a playoff spot or guarantees an additional home playoff game. Subsequent individual playoff game tickets would go on sale once the game is necessary.

 

The potential BC – Southern League Championship Series best-of-five schedule would begin two days after both divisional rounds have concluded. Jacksonville would host the first two games and play on the road for the remainder of the series.

 

Game 1            Sunday/Monday/Tuesday, Sept. 10, 11, or 12     vs. North Champion      Baseball Grounds

Game 2            Day following Game 1                                      vs. North Champion      Baseball Grounds

Games 3, 4*, 5* Following Travel Day between Games 2 & 3    at North Champion

*if necessary

 

Game dates and times are subject to change based on weather, travel and length of the prior series.

 

The Jumbo Shrimp have five regular season home dates remaining Aug. 31-Sept. 4, with Fan Appreciation Night presented by Atlantic Self Storage and RJ Young at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, and the season finale at 2:05 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4.

 

Season ticket renewals and new packages for the 2018 season may be reserved with a nonrefundable 25 percent deposit by calling a Jumbo Shrimp account representative at (904) 358-2846 or at the box office, which is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and during home games for the remainder of the 2017 season.

 

UP NEXT: The Jumbo Shrimp begin their final regular season series with Pensacola at 7:05 p.m. Thursday. Gates open at 6 p.m. for Mavericks Live and Budweiser Thirsty Thursday, when fans can purchase $1 12-oz. and $2 24-oz. beers adjacent to the Budweiser Tiki Terrace, on the left-field berm, at two locations on the right-field bleachers, and at the Oasis concession stand behind section 115. $1 small sodas will be available at all concession stands. For Nassau County Night, Nassau County Chamber members are encouraged to contact the Jumbo Shrimp for special ticket offers. On Football Night in Jacksonville presented by Bud Light, the Jumbo Shrimp will give away tickets to some of the biggest gridiron games this fall. The game is presented by 95.1 WAPE and X102.9.

ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are beginning a new era of affordable family fun with the 2017 season presented by Community First Credit Union at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. With a new lineup of ticket and group options, there is a reason for everyone to get part of the action by calling the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visiting www.jaxshrimp.com.

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