Tonight's game between the Wilmington Sharks and Edenton Steamers has been postponed to inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday, July 17th at Buck Hardee Field. The Sharks "Jaws-N-Paws" event will still go on as scheduled on the 17th. Fans are encouraged to bring their dogs out to the game, with all dogs receiving free admittance to the ballpark.
Gates will open at 5 PM, with the first pitch of game one slated for 6:05 PM. The second game will begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one. Both games will be 7 inning contests.
Fans with General Admission tickets from July 3rd's contest can use those tickets for the July 17th doubleheader. Tickets will be good for both game one and game two.
Fans with Reserved Bleachers or Home Plate Box Tickets from the postponed game are encouraged to call the Sharks at (910) 343-5621 to exchange their tickets for the makeup date on the 17th.
The Sharks will return to action tomorrow night as they travel to Wilson to take on the Tobs in an Independence Day match up. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 PM.
The Sharks will host the Holly Springs Salamanders on Saturday July 6th. Gates will open at 6:00pm, for a 7:05 start time. The first 500 kids though the gates will receive a Sharks replica jersey. Game worn jerseys are up for auction, and can be bid on by downloading the LiveSouce app. Tickets for Saturday can be purchased by visiting www.wilmingtonsharks.com or by calling the Sharks front office at 910-343-5621.
About The Wilmington Sharks
Set in the picturesque Cape Fear region of North Carolina, the Wilmington Sharks are one of the charter members of the Coastal Plain League. Providing affordable family entertainment in a minor league atmosphere, the Sharks have been consistently in the top 25 in attendance in all of summer-collegiate baseball.
About The Coastal Plain League
The Coastal Plain League is the nation's premier summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 23nd season in 2019, the CPL features 16 teams playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL has had over 1,450 alumni drafted and 109 of those - including 2017 ALCS MVP, 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander as well as 2017 NLCS MVP Chris Taylor – make their Major League debut. While another notable alum – Russell Wilson – won Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com and follow us via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @CPLBaseball.