April 22, 2024


Unforgettable trip

Western Mass. baseball fans travel to Worcester to celebrate 413 Night at the WooSox

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) – Wednesday was 413 Night time at the ballpark!

In honor of April 13, or 413, the WooSox celebrated western Massachusetts baseball admirers Wednesday night.

It was a distinctive night for all those producing the journey east from western Massachusetts to the coronary heart of the Commonwealth for Wednesday night’s WooSox video game.

The Worcester Pink Sox, or WooSox, moved from Pawtucket to Worcester prior to last time. They serve as the AAA Insignificant League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, so all the prime youthful expertise will perform there prior to finding the call to make the jump to the big leagues.

That includes Jarren Duran, Jeter Downs, and Triston Casas.

We caught up with a single admirer who told Western Mass Information that he was at Polar Park for the initially time.

“I was actually thrilled when I found out I would be coming to Worcester,” stated Anthony Casilla, “and I’m a significant insignificant league baseball lover, so I’m truly excited to capture the match, get the bobblehead, have a wonderful time.”

Enthusiasts also gained a special Tristan Casas bobblehead. Anthony included that he arrived at Polar Park early in advance of the gates opened, and was fired up to get his hands on a person.

In honor of April 13, or 413, the WooSox celebrated western Massachusetts baseball admirers Wednesday evening.

Brian and Ryan Mackay ended up also thrilled to get their Tristan Casas bobblehead at Wednesday night’s sport.

“With the dimension of Triston Casas, it should be a massive bobble head, far too,” claimed the Mackays.

Casas, a 6′4″ and 250lb initial baseman, was selected in the to start with round of the 2018 MLB draft. Tuesday night, the 22-yr-old belted a 477-foot household run.

The team’s mascot, Smiley Ball, is a nod to the iconic yellow and black “smiley deal with,” which was invented in Worcester in 1963. The 22′ tall Worcester wall in right subject is a neighborhood rendition of Fenway Park’s iconic Green Monster.

First pitch in opposition to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs was scheduled for 6:45 p.m.

Western Mass Information took portion in some particular pregame things to do with reporter Matt Sottile providing a “play ball” to the enthusiasts in attendance from western Massachusetts.