Miller Park to Host Midwest League Game on Friday, June 19
MILWAUKEE, WI - The Milwaukee Brewers have announced that Miller Park will once again play host to a Midwest League game. On Friday, June 19, at 7:10 p.m., the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, Class-A affiliate of Milwaukee, and the Beloit Snappers, Class-A affiliate of Oakland, will square off at the home of the Brewers. Tickets will go on sale at 9:00 a.m. this morning.
Ticket prices are set at $10 for Field Diamond Box seats and $5 for all other seat locations. Parking will be $5. Tickets are on sale beginning today and can be purchased by visiting the Miller Park Box Office, online at brewers.com/timberrattlers, or by calling the Brewers Ticket Office at (414) 902-4000.
"The annual game at Miller Park is a great showcase of the prospects with the Timber Rattlers and always a day our fans and players look forward to," said Timber Rattlers President Rob Zerjav, "As an organization, we appreciate this opportunity the Brewers provide and we thank the Beloit Snappers for their willingness to relocate one of their home games to Miller Park."
The game will once again be a home game for Beloit, with Wisconsin as the visiting team.
"The Beloit Snappers are pleased to return to Milwaukee to play our in-state rival, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, once again," said Dennis Conerton, President of the Beloit Snappers. "Last year was an exciting experience for our fans and our players. It is a great opportunity to showcase our Major League players of tomorrow in a beautiful big league stadium like Miller Park."
This will mark the fourth time that these two teams will face off at Miller Park. It is the eighth time in team history that the Timber Rattlers will play a game at Miller Park and the fourth for the Snappers. Last season, the Timber Rattlers fell to the Snappers 4-2 and Beloit is 3-0 all-time against Wisconsin at Miller Park. The Timber Rattlers own a 3-4 lifetime record at the current home of the Brewers.
Games in year's past have featured future Brewers players such as Prince Fielder, Tony Gwynn, Manny Parra, and Rickie Weeks. Other current Brewers who have played in Minor League games at Miller Park include Khris Davis, Scooter Gennett, Jim Henderson and Wily Peralta.