Orioles announce series of "BUCKle Up!" rallies

The Orioles today announced a series of rallies to generate excitement for the team's push for the postseason. Rally sponsors include Bank of America, Coca-Cola, ESSKAY, Miller Lite, Old Bay, Ollie's Bargain Outlet, Stuggy's and Von Paris Moving and Storage.

A "BUCKle Up" street team will travel throughout Baltimore and surrounding areas for the rest of the month, including appearances at Silver Spring Mining Company in Cockeysville, presented by Von Paris Moving and Storage on September 21 and Geresbeck's on Eastern Avenue, presented by ESSKAY, on September 22. The BUCKle Up team will also be at Ravens Walk prior to the Baltimore Ravens' home games on September 23 and 27.

The rally schedule also includes a joint event during the Orioles game in Tampa Bay at Pickles Pub and Sliders Bar & Grille on Monday October 1 from 6-8 p.m. presented by Miller Lite. The rallies will conclude with an appearance at Power Plant Live!, also presented by Miller Lite, on Tuesday, October 2 from 6-8 p.m.

Orioles players will join the promo team for many of the events including Miguel Gonzalez at Ollie's Bargain Outlet on September 25; Zach Britton at Bank of America on September 28; and Jake Arrieta, Brian Matusz, Nate McLouth and Chris Tillman at the BARCS animal shelter on September 29.

Additional locations and appearances, including visits to taverns and restaurants in Federal Hill, Fells Point and Canton, will take place throughout the next two weeks.

The BUCKle Up team will be accompanied by The Oriole Bird and will give away game tickets, BUCKleUp-themed gear, and other promotional items. The current list of rally dates and locations is below, but the schedule for rallies may be updated with new locations. Fans are encouraged to visit www.orioles.com/buckleup regularly for a complete schedule of events and details on throwback ticket opportunities.

Here are the scheduled rallies:

* Friday, Sept. 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Silver Spring Mining Company, 11100 York Road, Cockeysville Sponsored by Von Paris Moving & Storage

* Saturday, Sept. 22, noon-1 p.m.
Geresbeck's, 2109 Eastern Blvd., Baltimore Sponsored by ESSKAY

* Sunday, Sept. 23, 5-8 p.m.
Ravens Walk (prior to Patriots-Ravens game)

* Tuesday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m.-noon
Ollie's Bargain Outlet, 8145 Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena Sponsored by Ollie's Bargain Outlet

* Wednesday, Sept. 26, noon-1 p.m.
McCormick World of Flavors, 301 Light St., Baltimore Sponsored by Old Bay

* Thursday, Sept. 27
Go Orange visit at local school TBA

* Thursday, Sept. 27, 2-3 p.m.
Wal-Mart, 407 George Clauss Blvd., Severn
Sponsored by Coca-Cola

* Thursday, Sept. 27, 5-8 p.m.
Ravens Walk (prior to Browns-Ravens game)

* Friday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-noon
Bank of America Banking Center, 100 S. Charles St., Baltimore
Sponsored by Bank of America

* Saturday, Sept. 29, noon-1 p.m.
Stuggy's, 809 S. Broadway
Sponsored by Stuggy's

* Saturday, Sept. 29, noon-2 p.m.
Baltimore Animal Rescue Center (BARCS), 301 Stockholm St., Baltimore
Sponsored by BARCS

* Monday, Oct. 1, 6-8 p.m.
Pickles Pub/Sliders Bar & Grille, 504 & 520 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
Sponsored by Miller Lite

* Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6-8 p.m.
Power Plant Live!, Inner Harbor
Sponsored by Miller Lite