RiverDogs return to The Joe tonight for seven-game homestand (Win game 1)

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Update May 3: Some late heroics by Kelvin De Leon propelled the Charleston RiverDogs to a 5-3 win on Wednesday night.

The first-place RiverDogs improve to 17-7 on the season while the BlueClaws slip to 9-15. The two teams will duke it out on the field again tonight at 7:05 p.m.

Don't forget that it's Budweiser Thirsty Thursday! Get an early start on the weekend with $1 food and beverage specials in the Ashley View Pub, presented by 95 SX. DJ Natty Heavy will be spinning the tunes throughout the game.

First reporting: The Charleston RiverDogs begin May with a seven game homestand with three games against the Lakewood BlueClaws and four with the Delmarva Shorebirds.

Minor league baseball action kicks off on Wednesday, May 2nd with a Citadel doubleheader. As far as promotions go, well, they'll be more fun than a barrel of monkeys. In fact, there shall be monkeys.

On Saturday, May 5th, the RiverDogs will play host to one of the most unique and exciting promotions ever at Riley Park. Team Ghost Riders will visit the park will their one-of-a-kind Cowboy Monkeys. They will be performing during the game and herding goats on the field after the contest.

For a night-by-night breakdown of promotions and purchase tickets online, click here.