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San Francisco Giants starter Matt Cain to get rehab start in Richmond

richmond-squirrelsThe Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, announced that Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain will make a rehabilitation start for the Squirrels at The Diamond on Tuesday, June 9th against the Portland Sea Dogs.

Cain, a three-time All-Star and World Series Champion, will become the second MLB rehab in Squirrels franchise history, joining RHP Ryan Vogelsong who made two starts for Richmond in 2013. Cain is making his way back from an elbow injury and has not appeared in an MLB game since June 9th 2014. This will be his first rehab start on the road to recovery. Cain has won 95 games in his Major League career, all with San Francisco. Tickets are available by clicking here

To kick off 15 home games in a 17 day stretch by having Giants star Matt Cain make a rehab start here is incredible,” said Flying Squirrels VP & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell.  “We look forward to hosting Matt here and having him as a Flying Squirrel.”

The Flying Squirrels return to RVA from a three-city, 10 day road trip on June 9th,, and kick off the Summer of Funn with the following promotional schedule:

  • Tuesday, June 9th – Kid’s Thermos Giveaway presented by Martin’s (first 1,500 fans 14 & under)
  • Wednesday, June 10th – Middle Child Appreciation Night.
  • Thursday, June 11th – In-Your-Face Fireworks and Tribute to Meat Night presented by Your Local Ford Dealers.
  • Friday, June 12th -Free Shirt Friday and Happy Hour presented by Village Bank (1,000 fans 15 & up).. Scout Night Sleepover.
  • Saturday, June 13th – In-Your-Face Fireworks, Swim Team Night and Shark Jersey Auction presented by TowneBank Richmond.
  • Sunday, June 14th – Kid’s Club Sunday Shovel & Pail Giveaway (first 1,500 14 & under)  presented by Coca-Cola.

Single game, group and ticket packages are available by contacting the front office at 804-359-FUNN or by going online at www.squirrelsbaseball.com/tickets.



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