The Orioles will host Minor League Affiliate Appreciation Night at Oriole Park on Tuesday, September 25 for their game against the Toronto Blue Jays at 7:05 p.m. The night will honor the Orioles affiliates and will include a pre-game ceremony revealing the 2012 award winners for Player Development and Scouting, including the Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year and the Jim Palmer Minor League Pitcher of the Year.
The Orioles have extended a special discount ticket offer to fans of each of the Orioles affiliate teams for select lower level seats. Fans who still need to purchase their tickets should contact their local affiliate for details on the discount offer.
Five affiliates will be represented and honored at the game: the Norfolk Tides, Bowie Baysox, Frederick Keys, Delmarva Shorebirds and Aberdeen IronBirds. Mascots RipTide, Louie, Keyote, Sherman and Ferrous will join the Oriole Bird in various pre-game and between-inning activities including a t-shirt launch, musical chairs and a mascot race. Adrienne Roberson, the Public Address Announcer for the Bowie Baysox will return as the guest PA announcer for the game as she did earlier this season at Oriole Park on Mother's Day.