Suns Announce 2008 Game Times: Home Opener is set for April 11th

Suns Announce 2008 Game Times
Home Opener is set for April 11th

Hagerstown, MD- The Hagerstown Suns, an affiliate of the Washington Nationals, announced today the game times for the team's upcoming 2008 season. The season opener occurs at Delmarva on April 3rd. The first home game of the season will be against the Lake County Captains on Friday, April 11th at 6:35pm. Following the game will be the first Friday Night Fireworks show of 2008.
Again this season, the Suns will play a 140-game schedule, with 70 games at home and 70 on the road. Game times Monday through Saturday are slated for 6:35pm. for the first half of the season and 7:05pm. for the second half of the season, which begins on June 23rd. Sunday game times have been moved to 2:05pm. this season to accommodate fans.
Several day games are featured throughout the schedule including three 10:35am starts for Education Days, an 11:05am start for Camp Day, a 12:05pm start on July 1st in celebration of Canada Day, and a 1:05pm. start for the Suns Business Persons Special. The Suns season finale on Labor Day will begin at 2:05pm. The Suns complete schedule is listed on the website A PDF version in calendar format is available for download by visiting the "Schedule" page.
"We made slight adjustments to our game times in 2008 based on feedback from our fans," said Suns General Manager Will Smith. "Opening Day will be here before we know it, and I know our fans can't wait. Pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training in only 36 days!"
The 2008 promotional schedule will be released in the coming weeks. Ticket packages are now on sale and include the Pick 5 Plan, which features five VIP tickets, a Suns T-shirt and cap, and a ticket to Six Flags for only $45.
For more information on the 2008 season, or to inquire about Suns ticket packages and sponsorships, contact the Suns at 301-791-6266 or The Suns, a Class "A" affiliate of the Washington Nationals, are owned by Mandalay Baseball Properties of Los Angeles, California.