Academy Barons News 6-21-09
The Academy Barons wrapped up their three-game series against the Santa Barbara Foresters on Sunday afternoon while celebrating Father’s Day and Armed Forces Day. The Barons lost 4-2 evening their record to 6-6.
The Barons beat the Foresters on Friday night 4-3 in extra innings. A bases-loaded single brought the winning run across home plate in the bottom of the 10th inning. The Barons then traveled to Santa Barbara on Saturday and eventually lost to the Foresters 13-2.
The Barons are starting a nine-game road trip on Tuesday when they travel to Palm Springs to face the Power. Some of the Barons will be back in action at the Urban Youth Academy on Monday, July 13, for the California Collegiate League All-Star Game. The All-Star Game starts at 3 p.m. at the UYA on July 13.
The Barons have only four more home games left in the regular season:
Wednesday, July 15, 6:30 p.m. vs. SLO Blues (Police and Fire Appreciation Day)
Thursday, July 16, 6:30 p.m. vs. SLO Blues (Birthing a New Compton Night)
Tuesday, July 28, 7 p.m. vs. Occidental Thrashers (Boys and Girls Club Night)
Wednesday, July 29, 7 p.m. vs. Occidental Thrashers (Fan Appreciation Night)
Enter the raffle during every Barons home game. In the final four home games, the Barons will be giving away great prizes including Major League Baseball tickets, gift certificates and more! Previous winners have won Angels tickets, Sport Chalet gift certificates and tickets to local theme parks. Raffle tickets cost only $1 and the Barons will be offering special deals during the final four home games.