Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The Tulip Gulch Haunted House will be hosted in the Bowie Baysox Prince George's Stadium for the 11th year.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Looking for a good scare? Tulip Gulch Production's Doomsday Asylum Haunted House opens at Prince George's Stadium this Friday, Oct. 5 and will run weekends in October and Oct. 29-31. The longest running, locally produced, all volunteer haunted attraction is in its 26th year, and this is the 11th year the event has been hosted at Prince George's Stadium, according to Tulip Gulch Production co-owners Mark Torsani and Gary Fischer. Each year, a portion of proceeds go to support local charities. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 on the Baysox website or for $17 at the door. Friday, Oct. 12 is Patch Night, and all Patch readers will be eligible for a $5 discount. Order using this link, and the discount code PATCH (all caps) for …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Dylan Bundy, 19, will be the youngest Orioles player to make a major league debut in more than 40 years.
Bowie Baysox right-handed pitcher Dylan Bundy was called up to the majors Wednesday morning, according to a Baltimore Orioles press release. Bundy made his Baysox debut in August after being called up from Class-A Frederick, and has spent the past several weeks impressing fans and media alike. Following his first minor league season he was named to the Baseball America Minor League All-Star Team and this year he finished his Double-A minor league regular season going 2-0 with a 2.24 ERA in three starts. At just 19 years old, Bundy will be the first Orioles player to make his major league debut before turning 20 since Mike Adamson in 1967, according to the release. Bundy will join 20-year-old infielder Manny Machado, who has been wowing …
Monday, September 3, 2012
The Baysox are expected to play 71 homegames in 21 homestands next season.
The Bowie Baysox have announced their home schedule for the 2013 season, which will include 71 home games played in 21 homestands at Prince George’s Stadium between April 11 and Aug. 29. Fans can expect standard games Monday through Friday to begin at 7:05 p.m., with most Saturday games starting at 6:35 p.m. and Sunday games starting at 2 p.m. There are some exceptions to start times; check the online schedule for more details. Below is the schedule for the Baysox 2013 season as excerpted from a Baysox press release: A limited selection of season ticket plans for the 2012-2013 season are for sale through the box office until Dec. 1, but fans must call 301-464-4880 to order, according to Baysox spokesperson Matt Wilson. Individual game …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The Bowie Baysox have set the dates for their final two 20th Season Card Set giveaways.
Baysox fans and baseball card collectors won’t want to miss Friday’s game against the Harrisburg Senators, when the team will be giving away 20th season card sets to 500 lucky fans ages 6 and older. This is the second chance fans have had to receive a set of the cards, which feature 10 of the greatest players in Baysox history, according to a press release. The gates at Prince George’s Stadium open at 6 p.m. Friday and the first 500 fans will receive a free set. The game begins at 7:05 p.m. Friday isn’t the only chance for fans to score the 20th season card set. The final card giveaway will be Aug. 30, as the Baysox take on the Erie SeaWolves at 7:05 p.m. at Prince George’s Stadium. Once again, gates will open at 6 p.m. and the first 500 …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Dylan Bundy, the Orioles top pitching prospect made his Double-A debut in Bowie Tuesday night and received a standing ovation from the fans when he left in the top of the sixth.
Baltimore Orioles top pitching prospect, Dylan Bundy, made his Double-A debut Tuesday night with the Bowie Baysox at Prince George’s Stadium in front of an eager and supportive crowd. Bundy impressed fans, media and Orioles players—Jim Thome was on hand to catch the action—alike by earning a 5-3 victory over the Erie SeaWolves in the outing. While you can talk about Bundy’s performance—he went five-and-a-third innings surrendering three runs, two earned, and three strikeouts—what Orioles fans should choose to focus on is the fact that it is August and people are still excited about Orioles baseball. On a Tuesday night, 2,982 people flocked to Prince George’s Stadium in Bowie to see a pitching prospect—someone who hasn’t event made it to …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The pitching phenom is set to make a move to Bowie.
Dylan Bundy, often touted as one of the Orioles top-rated prospects along with Manny Machado, will reportedly pitch for the Bowie Baysox on Tuesday night. However, as of Tuesday at 3 p.m., the official roster transaction to call up the 19-year-old pitcher from the High-A Frederick Keys to the Baysox was not officially confirmed by the Orioles. The Baltimore Sun reported last week that Bundy would make his debut in Bowie in the first game of a doubleheader against Erie at 6:05 p.m. Tuesday. Bundy was recently profiled by Tom Verducci in Sports Illustrated (SI) magazine and appeared on a SI television feature, both of which can be seen at www.SI.com. Order tickets online or call 301-464-4865. Are you excited that Dylan Bundy is coming to …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The former Baysox shortstop was called up to the majors Wednesday and is expected to play third base against the Royals tonight.
After being called up by the Orioles just one day ago, former Bowie Baysox shortstop Manny Machado is expected to make his major league debut tonight as the team faces off against the Royals. The 20-year-old will start for the O’s on third base and batting ninth in the lineup tonight, according the Baltimore Sun. Machado was the third overall pick in the 2010 draft and according to an Orioles press release, he was batting .266/.352/.438 with 11 homers, 26 doubles, five triples, 48 walks and 13 stolen bases for the Baysox. Thursday's game at Camden Yards begins at 7:05 p.m.
Friday, August 3, 2012
The run was postponed after last month's powerful storms.
After last month’s derecho knocked out power to Prince George’s Stadium and caused about $20,000 in damages, the Bowie Baysox had to postpone its inaugural Charity 5K and Kids Fun Run. Fear not local runners and baseball fans because the run has been rescheduled for 8 a.m. Aug. 12. There is no need to re-register if you signed up for the July 1 run, but new runners and walkers can register online here until Aug. 10. Walk up registration on the day of the event also will be accepted. Registration for the Baysox 5K is $30 and registration for the Kids Fun Run is $15. All proceeds will stay local, benefitting the Bowie Health Center, the Bowie Police Explorers and Louie’s Holiday Hope Project.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Patch rounds up a few events happening in Bowie this weekend.
The Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of The Comedy of Errors opens Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Bowie Playhouse, with additional shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights and at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online here. The Bowie Baysox take on the Trenton Thunder in their home stand this weekend while hosting their annual family campout at the stadium on Friday. The campout will include fireworks and a family-friendly movie following the game. The event is open to all fans but space is limited so preregistration is required. Tickets are $7 with no additional charge for the campout. The game begins at 7:05 p.m. Check the Baysox website for more details. If camping is not your thing, you can see the Baysox …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The Valentine's Day themed game will collect blood donations in support of local charity Mended Little Hearts.
Love will be in the air on Aug. 14 at Prince George’s Stadium when the Bowie Baysox will host their Half-Way to Valentine’s Day Celebration, complete with a blood drive to benefit a local charity Mended Little Hearts. The Baysox will take on the Erie SeaWolves in a doubleheader starting at 6:05 p.m., but fans can show up as early as 2 p.m. to give blood at the American Red Cross Blood Mobile. The first 14 blood donors will receive a free general admission ticket to the game that night, according to a press release. “Mended Little Hearts in a great organization and we think a blood drive on their behalf is a great way to support their work,” Baysox Marketing Director Brandan Kaiser said in statement. The Blood Mobile will be parked at …