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Baseball to Host St. John's at Dodd Stadium April 24




April 12, 2012

Chestnut Hill, Mass - The Boston College baseball team and the Connecticut Tigers will host St. John's on April 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Dodd Stadium. Tickets are now on sale through the Tigers' box office.

Tickets cost $10 for premium box seats, $8 for reserved box seats and $7 for grandstand tickets. Tickets for the "The Yard Bar and Grill," located behind home plate at the luxury suite level, cost $20.

"The Connecticut Tigers are a class organization and we're thrilled to be able to work with them on a game like this," said head coach Mike Gambino. "Besides being able to play in one of the great minor league ballparks in New England, it's a great chance for us to be able to play in a state where we have a lot of great fans and alumnae. We're look forward to making this game against a great program like St. John's in a beautiful venue like Dodd Stadium a tradition."

"We are thrilled to be hosting this game," said Connecticut Tigers Vice President/General Manager C.J. Knudsen. "This is a great opportunity for baseball fans to see a high quality game on an outstanding baseball diamond."

Four Connecticut natives on are on the Eagles' (13-20) roster, including Simsbury's Tom Bourdon, a sophomore who leads the team with a .325 batting average, and junior captain Rob Moir, a Seymour, Conn., native who is third on the team with a .308 batting clip. Right-hand starters Taylor Lasko is from Stratford and Eric Stone hails from Milford.

St. John's (18-14) features former Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year junior RHP Matt Carasiti, from Berlin as the lone Connecticut player on its roster.

The Tigers will also be selling single luxury suites (20 people) for $250 and double luxury suites (40 people) for $400. Interested parties are asked to contact the Tigers' Ticket Office at 860-887-7962 to book an outing.

The Connecticut Tigers are the Class-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers and play in the New York-Penn League.

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