Saints Headed To Playoffs, 2015 North Division ChampionsST. PAUL, MN August 13, 2015
SAINTS HEADED TO PLAYOFFS, 2015 NORTH DIVISION CHAMPIONS
SIOUX CITY, IA (August 13, 2015) – Even before the bus headed to the ballpark for the finale of the three game series against the Sioux City Explorers on Thursday, the St. Paul Saints won the North Division title. The Winnipeg Goldeyes and Sioux Falls Canaries had a noon game at Shaw Park in Winnipeg. The Canaries defeated the Goldeyes 6-4 which gave the Saints the North Division title with 24 games left in the season. The Saints entered the day 59-17, a 23.5 game lead in the division, and with the Goldeyes loss are 24.0 games up with 24 to go. The Saints hold the tie breaker over the Goldeyes by virtue of winning the head-to-head series.
The Saints will host games 3-5 of the American Association Semifinal round of the best of five playoff series. Those games would take place on Saturday, September 12, Sunday, September 13 (if necessary) and Monday, September 14 (if necessary).
Tickets for the playoff games in St. Paul will go on sale at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 15th. There are two ways for fans to purchase tickets to Saints playoff games at CHS Field. First, single game tickets will be made available for the Saturday, September 12 game to individuals and groups. Second, six game playoff strips can be purchased, which include tickets to all potential home playoff games (games 3-5 in the Semifinal round and games 3-5 in the Championship round). Fans electing to purchase the playoff strip will receive a priority position on the waiting list for new season tickets to the 2016 season at CHS Field. Fans purchasing the playoff ticket strip will be credited for any unplayed games.
Fans wanting to purchase single game tickets can do so one of three ways: either in person at the box office beginning on Saturday, August 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. or Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., over the phone during the same hours or online at saintsbaseball.com. Fans interested in purchasing groups of 25 or more or full playoff strips should do so in person at the box office or over the phone during those same hours.
Below is the first round playoff schedule:
Game 1: Wednesday, September 9 @ TBA (Time TBA)
Game 2: Thursday, September 10 @ TBA (Time TBA)
Game 3: Saturday, September 12 vs. TBA, CHS Field, 7:05 p.m.
Game 4 (if necessary): Sunday, September 13 vs. TBA, CHS Field, 5:05 p.m.
Game 5 (if necessary): Monday, September 14 vs. TBA, CHS Field, 7:05 p.m.
Saints tickets continue to be a tremendous value. Tickets begin at $5 for berm seating (available on day of game), $6 for bleacher seats, $12 for the drink rail, $14 for outfield reserved, $16 for infield reserved and $18 for home plate reserved. Tickets purchased on the day of the game are an additional $2 per ticket. Children under the age of 12 and seniors 65 and older receive $1 off the admission price. Children under 2 that don't require a seat are free. To learn more about premium areas, please call 651-644-6659.
Saints Box Office hours on non-game days are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. On game days, the Box Office will open at 9 a.m. Sunday through Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday and will remain open until 15 minutes following each game. Tickets are always available at saintsbaseball.com.