RiverDogs return home for seven-game homestand (Series update)

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Updates are at the bottom:

First reporting: The RiverDogs return home to Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park on Monday, May 14th, having played four games on the road against the West Virginia Power.

Charleston plans to continue their strong play thus far in the season during a seven-game homestand that includes series against rivals Savannah Sand Gnats and Rome Braves.

Be sure you take a peek at the list of upcoming promotions, which include Military Appreciation Night, Thirsty Thursday, Lowcountry Local First Go Local Saturday and more. Tickets are on sale online and at the the RiverDogs box office which may be reached by calling (843) 577-3647.

Update May 18: Bryan Mitchell hurled seven scoreless innings for the Charleston RiverDogs as they shutout the Rome Braves 3-0 in South Atlantic League action on Thursday night.

The first-place RiverDogs are now 26-12 and picked up ground in the Southern Division as Savannah lost to Augusta. Rome remained in the division basement, falling to 8-30.

Charleston plays their first double-header of the year today, May 18th, against the Braves. The first game is the resumption of the game on Opening Day that was suspended due to rain. The game is scheduled to resume at 3 p.m., as RiverDogs’ RHP Scottie Allen (1-2, 3.41 ERA) faces Rome RHP Greg Ross (0-2, 9.26 ERA). The second game will start 35 minutes after the conclusion of the first game and will go seven innings, with RHP Wilton Rodriguez ( 1-1, 4.15 ERA) going for Charleston, RHP Ernesto Silva (0-3, 8.23 ERA) pitching for Rome.

General Dynamics Red Shirt Friday is giving fans $1 off their tickets and 103.5 WEZL gives fans the chance to donate that money to support a military family in need. The Ashley View Pub will have Aluminum Pints for $3. Piggly Wiggly will let everyone at The Joe start the weekend off right with Piggly Wiggly Postgame Fireworks.