Games at Louisville, Pensacola
Triple-A Louisville announced on Thursday that the Reds will travel there to play an exhibition game against each other on March 29. A few days ago, it was revealed that the Reds will face their Double-A affiliate in Pensacola, Fla., on March 28 after the Cactus League schedule concludes in Arizona.
Here is a portion of the Louisville press release:
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats and Cincinnati Reds will host an exhibition game at Louisville Slugger Field on Saturday, March 29, 2014. The game will give fans the first glimpse of the 2014 Cincinnati Reds playing against the Bats in their final preseason game leading up to Opening Day. All fans with a paid ticket for admission will receive a free Cincinnati Reds cap when entering the stadium. The game will be played on Saturday afternoon with a specific time to be announced at a later date.
“We’re excited to be able to finish off our 2014 spring training schedule with an exhibition in Louisville,” said Reds President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Walt Jocketty. “The Bats have one of the strongest fan bases in the minor leagues, and we’re happy they’ll be able to watch in person some of the Major League players who recently came through there. Gary Ulmer and his staff do a tremendous job and play an important role in the development of our players.”
Bats full season and mini-plan ticket holders will have first priority to purchase Reds exhibition game tickets. …Single game tickets for the Reds exhibition game featuring the free Reds cap giveaway and all Bats regular season home games will go on sale to the general public November 1 at 10 a.m. Reserved seat tickets for the Reds exhibition game start at $14; premium infield seats will be available for $25.