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Lunch with a Tiger

Yesterday afternoon, the first installment of the “Lunch with a Tiger” series was held.

Throughout the remainder of the season, fans can visit Buddy’s Dugout (146 West Town Street in Norwich: Next to Ace Hardware) and meet Tigers’ players.

Yesterday, Tigers’ Outfielder Tyler Collins and Infielder Matt Perry had lunch with fans.

The players also signed autographs and posed for photos.

A look at the “Lunch with a Tiger” schedule:

  • Monday August 8th – 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Thursday August 11th – 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Saturday August 20th – 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Monday August 22nd – 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Saturday August 27th – 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Wednesday August 31st – 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Saturday September 3rd – 12:00-1:00 PM

Buddy’s Dugout
146 West Town Street (next to Ace Hardware)
Norwich, CT 06360-2132
(860) 889-0899

Homestand Recap: July 30 – August 1

Photos from the recent 3 game homestand between the Batavia Muckdogs and Tigers:

Lowe’s sponsored a Build and Grow Clinic on the concourse during the game.

Another Build and Grow Clinic is scheduled for Saturday August 27th.

 Tyler Collinshit 2 HR’s, including the walkoff home run in the 12th inning, on Saturday night.

First Baseman Aaron Westlake, the Tigers’ 3rd round pick this June, made his debut with the Tigers.

The Pizza Girl made her final appearance at Dodd Stadium this season during the homestand.

As with every Sunday home game, children could run the bases, presented by Ben and Jerrys, and play catch in the outfield, sponsored by Dick’s Sporting Goods after the game.

The Tigers’ next home game is Sunday against Lowell.

Player Moves

With the numerous roster moves made by the Tigers the past week, many new players are in Connecticut.

Below is some biographical information on some members of the home team.

#44 Scott Green is a relief pitcher.  The 6-7, 245 righty was a 3rd round pick in 2008 out of Kentucky.  Green picked up a win and a loss this past homestand.

#29 Thomas Collier is a right handed pitcher.  The 22nd round pick this June out of San Jacinto College (Houston, TX) started Monday’s game for the Tigers.

#49 Tyler Collins was the Tigers’ 6th round pick in 2011 out of Howard Junior College.  The Lubbock, TX native bats left handed and plays outfield.

#46 Alexander Moreno was signed as a non-drafted free agent in 2008.  The outfielder hails from Caracas, Venezuela.

The Tigers return home this Saturday for a “long weekend series” against the Batavia Muckdogs.