POSTED: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 8:39pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 8:44pm
El Paso, TX — The Diablos are on the eve of their season opener, and ready to play ball. With Tim Johnson’s roster set, the Diablos will face the Amarillo Sox (TX) and the Fargo Moorhead RedHawks (ND) at Cohen Stadium for opening weekend, Thursday, May 16th through Wednesday, May 22nd. We’ve got a full promotional schedule for Opening Week:
Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 7:05 pm vs. Amarillo Sox
$ Beer Night: Not only is today Opening Day, but beer is a buck! Flat rate on select Budweiser brands. Please drink responsibly and cheer on the Diablos as we welcome them back to Cohen Stadium. Remember, we ID! Presented by Budweiser.
College Night: Attention all college students, your night is about to get so much better! Not only do you get a great beer price, but you also get FREE general admission when you show your college ID. UTEP, EPCC, or other colleges & universities welcome! Get closer to the action and upgrade to reserved box seat tickets for just $2. Pair that with a $1 Beer, and it’s the best deal around!
Friday, May 17, 2013 @ 7:05 pm vs. Amarillo Sox
Fireworks Friday: Friday Fireworks is back! The Diablos are ready to light up Cohen’s skies, and after the game, we will open the field for fans to get player autographs and sit on the infield during our fireworks show just beyond Cohen Stadium’s right field wall. Sponsored by Click It or Ticket.
Saturday, May 18, 2013 @ 7:05 pm vs. Amarillo Sox
Diablos Hat Giveaway: Is the top of your head feeling a little lonely? We’ve got just the fix for you. Come by today’s game and get your FREE Diablos baseball hat. Yup, that’s right. Free. Limit one per fan for the first 1500 fans. Adjustable backs make it easy to fit many Diablos fans. Presented by Dairy Max
Sunday, May 19, 2013 @ 6:05 pm vs. Amarillo Sox
Quartermania: It’s back! Quartermania is a Diablos old time favorite. Load up your 25¢ hot dogs with ketchup, mustard, mayo and/or relish. Feel free to buy as many as you’d like!
Monday, May 20, 2013 @ 7:05 pm vs. Fargo Moorhead RedHawks
POP Out Hunger: We are proud to partner with our concession company, Sodexo, to Pop Out Hunger. The West Texas Food Bank will be at Cohen’s entrances to collect canned foods from fans. For each fan that brings at least one canned food item, Sodexo will give a FREE small popcorn. Help us feed those in need! Presented by Sodexo.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 @ 10:30 am vs. Fargo Moorhead RedHawks
Kid’s Day: With all the stress of STAAR testing over, it’s time for El Paso students and teachers to relax. Today is our annual Kid’s Day: Health & Drug Awareness/Shoot for the STAAR Day, a FREE field trip day for all El Paso area school districts. We’ll have fun activities for the students, giveaways and more! Today is also open to the general public. Don’t miss out! Contact Lizette Espinosa at 915-755-2000 ext. 124 or email firstname.lastname@example.org  to register your school or for more information. Free parking too! Presented by El Paso Electric.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 @ 7:05 pm vs. Fargo Moorhead RedHawks
Military Appreciation Night: El Paso is proud to be the host city of Fort Bliss and Biggs Air Force Base. The Diablos have been proud partners for years with our FREE Military Appreciation Nights. We distribute 20,000 ticket flyers for free general admission through the Fort Bliss PA Office, and other Fort Bliss organizations. If you don’t get your hands on one of our flyers, don’t worry! Just show your Military ID at our box offices to receive a free general admission voucher. Doesn’t matter which branch of the military you belong to, if you’re active or retired, a military spouse, or a dependent, general admission is free! Like being closer to the action? Upgrade to reserved box seats for just $2 at the box offices. Let’s get a huge crowd to send the Diablos on the road after their 2013 season opening week! Presented by Navy Federal Credit Union.
With returning American Association Manager of the Year, Tim Johnson, at the helm, the Diablos are sure to make the most out of their 100-game schedule. Promotions will include Fireworks Fridays, Quartermania Sundays, $1 Beer Thursdays, Military Nights, character appearances, and Free Saturdays. Discounted Season Ticket, Weekend Ticket, and Flex Pack Ticket Specials are on sale now for the 2013 season. For more information on these or on our upcoming season, please visit diablos.com or call (915)755-2000.