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It wouldn’t be a new season without a new slate of Baseball Prospectus ballpark events, and I’m particularly excited about what we have planned for 2018. Not only will we be returning to New York and Minnesota, by popular demand, but we’ll be coming to four cities we haven’t visited since the early part of the decade. Not only will we be visiting stadiums, we’ll be spending time with some old friends and hopefully meeting a bunch of new ones.

Our goal with these events remains to be able to provide a relatively low-cost experience to our readers that can help connect them with their local team and some of their favorite authors in a setting we can all enjoy. All of the events include game tickets, access to a pre-game program that includes panels with members of the team’s front office, BP staffers and special guests. We’ve even planned it so that three of these events are on Bobblehead giveaway nights. (The correlation between those who enjoy/appreciate advanced metrics and statistical analysis and those who love Bobbleheads has always been very strong.) Plus, if that isn’t enough, if you show up to the event, you get a $15 coupon for your next BP renewal or subscription, so it truly is a deal you can’t refuse.

So come hang out and watch baseball with us this summer. Here’s where you can do it:

June 30, 2018 – Chase Field

Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants
Ticket Price: $46.00
Game Time: 7:10pm
Special Guests: Jason Parks, Director of Pro Scouting, Sam Eaton, Director of Operations, Mike Ferrin, Nick Piecoro, Zach Buchanan, Jeff Wiser and others
BP Attendees: Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre, Wilson Karaman and more
Giveaway: This sleek looking DBacks duffel bag pictured below

July 21, 2018 — Safeco Field

Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox
Ticket Price: $38.00
Game Time: 7:10pm
Special Guests: Jerry Dipoto, General Manager, Meg Rowley, John Choiniere, and others
BP Attendees: Patrick Dubuque, Jon Hegglund, and more
Giveaway: A Dee Gordon Bobblehead (picture not available yet)
Supplementary Giveaway: A bunch of 1988 Topps baseball cards, for no good reason

August 4, 2018 – Citi Field

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves
Ticket Price: $60.00
Game Time: 7:05pm
Special Guests: Sandy Alderson, General Manager, and others
BP Attendees: Mike Gianella, Bret Sayre, Kate Feldman, Zach Crizer, and more
Giveaway: This glorious Noah-Syndergaard-as-Thor Bobblehead shown below

August 11, 2018 – Guaranteed Rate Field

Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians
Ticket Price: $52.00
Game Time: 6:10pm
Special Guests: Rick Hahn, General Manager, and others
BP Attendees: Harry Pavlidis, Jonathan Judge, Bret Sayre, Nick Schaefer, and more
Giveaway:  A Jim Thome Bobblehead (no picture available yet)

August 18, 2018 – Citizens Bank Park

Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets
Ticket Price: $46.00
Game Time: 4:05pm
Special Guests: Ned Rice, Assistant General Manager, Andy Galdi, Director of Research & Development, Corinne Landrey, Lewie Pollis and others
BP Attendees: Jeffrey Paternostro, Mike Gianella, Jarrett Seidler, and more

August 25, 2018 – Target Field

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics
Ticket Price: $35.00
Game Time: 6:10pm
Special Guests: Thad Levine, General Manager, and others
BP Attendees: Aaron Gleeman, Rob Mains, Matthew Trueblood, and more

Buy your tickets today, as supply is not unlimited!

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