Mariners AA Affiliate Arkansas Travelers to Open Texas League Postseason on Root Sports

North Division Finals Game 1 on September 4 vs. Tulsa Drillers

August 28th, 2019

Seattle Mariners fans in the Northwest have a rare opportunity to watch the organization’s future in action when the AA Affiliate Arkansas Travelers open the Texas League postseason on ROOT SPORTS.

Game 1 of the Texas League North Division Finals will air live on ROOT SPORTS on Wednesday, September 4, beginning at 5:00pm when the Travelers take on the Tulsa Drillers at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. ROOT SPORTS’ anchor Brad Adam will handle the play-by-play duties and Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto will be the analyst.

The Travelers finished the first half of the season in first place in the North Division with a record of 43-25, 6.5 games ahead of the Drillers. They currently lead the Division with an overall record of 78-54 (.591).

The Travelers active roster features 11 of the Mariners Top 30 prospects as ranked by Baseball America including 6 of the Top 10: Jarred Kelenic (#1), Logan Gilbert (#4), Evan White (#5), Justin Dunn (#6), Cal Raleigh (#9), Kyle Lewis (#10), Dom Thompson-Williams (#19), Wyatt Mills (#20), Aaron Fletcher (#24), Joey Gerber (#26) and Donnie Walton (#27).

“This is a rare chance for fans throughout the Northwest to see some of the rising stars in our system in action. We appreciate our partners at ROOT SPORTS making this unique opportunity possible,” said Kevin Mather, Seattle Mariners President and CEO.

The game will re-air on ROOT SPORTS immediately after it concludes as well as at 1:30pm on September 5, leading into the Mariners at Houston Astros game at 5:05pm and immediately following Mariners postgame (approximately 8:30pm).