TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of Arizona baseball team invites its fans to attend the annual Meet the Team Day next Saturday, Feb. 1, at Hi Corbett Field. This will be the first opportunity for fans to see their 2014 Wildcats in action before the Feb. 14 season opener.
For Meet the Team Day, gates will open at 11 a.m., with an instrasquad scrimmage set for noon followed by a postgame autograph session with the players. Parking and admission are free.
This year fans can get closer to the action than ever before. Each day next week, lucky fans can become a part of the Meet the Team Day experience through their interaction by following @ArizonaBaseball on Twitter. Starting Monday, Jan. 27, @ArizonaBaseball will give away one of the following fan experience prizes each day through Friday, Jan. 31:
1. Throw out the 1st pitch
2. Coach 1st base during the 1st inning/stand with first base coach
3. Hang out with Coach Lopez during the 3rd inning
4. Guest PA announcer during the bottom of the 5th
5. 1st in line for the autograph session
Those attending Meet the Team Day will have the first chance to pick up 2014 Arizona Baseball schedule posters and participate in the autograph session following the scrimmage. Arizona Athletics will have a sales team on site with complete information on purchasing season tickets, mini-plans and single game tickets. Both a concessions stand and a souvenir stand will be open, too.
Season tickets remain available through the McKale Ticket Office by phone (520-621-2287) or online at www.arizonawildcats.com. Mini-plans and single game ticket sales begin next Friday, Jan. 31.
The Wildcats open their season against Kent State three weeks from today on Feb. 14. First pitch is been scheduled for 6 p.m. at Hi Corbett Field.
For continued coverage of Arizona baseball, follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/ArizonaBaseball and on Twitter @ArizonaBaseball.