RiverDogs recover on second day against Rome Braves

Image by RiverDogsImage by Baisley001.jpg Brian Baisley (shown) and Abraham Almonte both scored home runs on Saturday.

After being badly bruised during the season opener, the RiverDogs reduced their number of errors for a 4-2 win over the visiting Rome Braves.

6,023 fans came out despite the strong wind gusts, making for the second consecutive standing-room game.

As usual, the RiverDogs have the stats and a nuts-and-bolts write-up, while The Post and Courier has narrative experience.

And the RiverDogs are back at it against the Braves on Saturday and Sunday at 7:05 p.m. and 5:05 p.m., respectively,

Saturday is "Economic Stimulus Night. They say "Does the economy have you lagging? Then re-energize at the RiverDogs Economic Stimulus Night. The first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a free Stuff My Pockets RiverDogs Wallet courtesy of Dodge. Randomly selected fans will have a wallet with cash already stuffed in them or with a message giving them a chance to win their share of the boss's money ($1000 cash)!!! Plus, all kids can run the bases after the game."

Sunday is "Family Sunday" with free parking, free food for kids, pre-game catch on the field, reading with the RiverDogs, and postgame autographs -- it's also their first bring your dog to the park day on Sunday. Oh, and they're doing an Easter Egg hunt. -- Wow. That's a lot for one day at the park.

Here's the full schedule, and full list of upcoming promotions.

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