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Brewers announce rosters for April 2 Rising Stars Game03/24/2011 1:50 PM ET
MILWAUKEE - The rosters for the first ever Rising Stars Game presented by West Bend, the Silver Lining, at Miller Park were announced today and include some of the best and brightest Minor League talent in the Brewers system.
The Rising Stars Game will take place at Miller Park on Saturday, April 2 with a 3:10 p.m. first-pitch.
The afternoon will also be the public debut of the new Miller Park high-definition scoreboard.
The "Blue Team" will be managed by Don Money, who is in his third season of manager of the Triple A Nashville Sounds of the Pacific Coast League. Players on the Blue Team include:
The "White Team" will be managed by Matt Erickson, who is entering his first season as manager of the Class A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers of the Midwest League. Some of the players on Erickson's squad include:
All players on the rosters are subject to change.
Players from the "White Team" will sign autographs on the field from 1:05 - 1:45 p.m. on Saturday while the "Blue Team" will sign from 1:50 - 2:30 p.m.
Both team managers and select players will be available to the media on Friday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Interview Room at Miller Park prior to a 6 p.m. workout for both teams. The workout is closed to the public.
Each team will wear custom designed jerseys. Following the game, the players will autograph their game jersey, which will be entered into a jersey raffle with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Brewers Community Foundation. Kids 16 and under will be able to run the bases after the game.
All fans in attendance will be entered into a random seat drawing and four lucky fans will win the opportunity to sit in either the dugout or bullpen and experience the game from a unique vantage point for an entire inning.
The Rising Stars Game presented by West Bend, the Silver Lining will take place two days prior to the Brewers Home Opener and will give fans the first opportunity to see Miller Park's brand new scoreboard.
Tickets for the game are on sale now. All reserved seats are $10 and may be purchased at the Miller Park ticket office, by calling the Brewers Ticket office at 414-902-4000, or online at brewers.com/risingstars. Parking is $8 per car and the parking lots will open at noon. The Miller Park gates will open two hours prior to first pitch (1:00 p.m.).
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