RiverDogs return home for four-game series (Update: win game 1)

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Update April 20:On Thursday night, the RiverDogs (10-3) came back from a 6-0 deficit, in a game that saw them turn a triple play and hit a grand slam, to defeat the Power 9-8.

The victory extended Charleston’s winning streak to 5 games and was their 7th win in their last 8.

The series continues tonight at 7:05 p.m.

First reporting: The Charleston RiverDogs return home on Thursday, April 19th, following a seven-game road swing for four games with the West Virginia Power, the Class-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

So far this season, the RiverDogs hold a 9-3 record.

The homestand will kick off with Palmetto Pride Night at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. The RiverDogs are teaming up with the Palmetto Pride organization to promote putting an end to littering and keeping South Carolina beautiful. The series continues on Friday with Charleston County School District Teacher Appreciation Night, where the CCSD Teacher of the Year will be announced. The candidates for the award will be recognized on the field before the game. The winner will be announced during the contest and will receive a one year lease on a new car from Volvo of Charleston.

Saturday at The Joe will be another give-away day, as the Association for the Blind will be sponsoring a long-sleeve t-shirt giveaway for the first 1,000 fans. The team closes out their series with West Virginia on Sunday, April 22nd, with "Bark for Your Brew" presented by Fetch Doggy Day Care. The event will take place at the park from 2-5 p.m and will benefit Canines for Veterans. Fans can bring their dog with them and will be able to sample different craft beers from all over the country.

Tickets to all of the upcoming games are on sale now. See you at The Joe!