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Smorgasbord of promotions: Dogs, mullets, Lunaticos, Oat Milkers at Toyota Field 

MADISON – The Rocket City Trash Pandas, coming off a two-city series that ended Sunday at Toyota Field, are staying home to continue Southern League second-half action with a six-game set against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.

The Trash Pandas (Double-A, Los Angeles Angels) and Blue Wahoos (Double-A, Miami Marlins) play tonight through Sunday.

Rocket City (9-3) is in first place in the North Division, one game ahead of the Tennessee Smokies. Pensacola (6-6) is two games off the pace being set in the South by the Biloxi Shuckers.

Here’s what you can expect during the Blue Wahoos lone trip to the ballpark. Specialty Food Items are listed below each game’s details.

Tonight

  • Gates Open: All gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Trustmark VIP Gates open at 5 p.m. First pitch is at 6:35 p.m.
  • Mullet Madness: Get a mullet haircut from Madison Bar-ber and Society’s Salon at the ballpark.
    • The Trash Pandas will be donating $20 for each mullet given to Princess Hailey’s Hope Foundation
    • Trash Pandas will be hosting a contest for the best mullet.
    • The visiting Pensacola Blue Wahoos will be wearing their “Pensacola Mullets” jerseys.
  • Reeds Jewelers Ladies Night: Women have the chance to win great prizes throughout the game and all fans 21 & older can enjoy $5 wine specials.

 Wednesday

  • Gates Open: All gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Trustmark VIP Gates open at 5 p.m. First pitch is at 6:35 p.m.
  • Dog Day: This is the third Dog Day of the season sponsored by Tito’s. Fans can bring their four-legged friends to the ballpark which will benefit Greater Huntsville Humane Society.

Thursday 

  • Gates Open: All gates will open at 5 p.m. Trustmark VIP Gates open at 4:30 p.m. First pitch is at 6:35 p.m.
  • Agriculture Night: Fans can view at least 16 interactive displays at the Kids Zone sponsored by Alabama Farm Credit. This includes Trousdale Acres Tiny Hiney’s Travelin’ Farm petting zoo from Athens; Forestry Works (Table + Logging Simulator) from Montgomery; and Stebbins Family Farm from Athens.
    • Stebbins Family Farm will host a Cow Milking Demonstration at 7:30 p.m.
  • Malmö Oat Milkers Night: The Trash Pandas will rebrand as the Malmö Oat Milkers complete with special themed jerseys. The Oat Milkers serve as the 121st minor league team for the 2024 season.
  • Extended Happy Hour: Fans 21 and older can get $3 domestic drafts from 5-7 p.m., available at the Inline Electric Rock Porch and Bandito’s in the Bill Penney Plaza.

Friday

  • Gates Open: All gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Trustmark VIP Gates open at 5 p.m. First pitch is at 6:35 p.m.
  • Friday Night Fireworks: Stick around after the game for a fireworks show that will light up the night.

Saturday

  • Gates Open: All gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Trustmark VIP Gates open at 4:30 p.m. First pitch is at 6:35 p.m.
  • Saturday Night Fireworks: Fans of all ages can enjoy a post-game firework show.

Sunday

  • Gates Open: All gates will open at 3 p.m. Trustmark VIP Gates open at 2:30 p.m. First pitch is 4:05 p.m.
  • Lunaticos de Rocket City: This will be the Trash Pandas’ second time wearing the Lunaticos de Rocket City jerseys this season.
    • Los Amigos Mariachi Band will be at the ballpark performing pregame.
    • Guests of Hispanic origin will be recognized before the game.
    • Check out the Lunaticos Market Place in the outfield before the game from 2-3 p.m. Vendors include Stucchi’s Jewelry, Moda Artesanal y Creaciones Rodriguez, Most Wanted Chamoy (available the entire game), Havanabama, La Doña Comida Mexicana and J&C Local Farms. Food trucks are Arepas Lovers, La Tiendita, and El Palomino No. 2
  • Beverage Sleeve Giveaway: The first 1,500 fans (18 and older) will receive a Lunaticos-themed beverage sleeve, sponsored by Early Services.
  • Kids Run the Bases: All kids are invited to run the bases after the game, presented by Listerhill Credit Union!

Concessions Specials this week

  • Loaded Street Corn Fries (at Dumpster Dive)
    House fries tossed in light Ancho chile seasoning, topped with fire roasted corn, chopped cilantro, Cotija cheese, creamy crema and lime
  • Frito Pie (at Gravity Grille)
    Frito chips topped with house made chili, shredded cheese, sour cream and green onions
  • Taco Pizza (at All Stars)
    Seasoned ground beef, Colby jack cheese, fried tortilla strips, shredded lettuce, diced onion and tomato with a queso cheese and salsa sauce.
  • Tropicana Dog (at Sprocket’s Grill)
    Bacon-wrapped all beef hot dog, warm Amoroso bun, loaded with diced tomatoes, crumbled queso blanco, pineapple mango salsa and finished with chopped cilantro

Tickets for all Trash Pandas home games are available at tptix.com.

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