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Phillies Draft Picks Join Cutters

with: Jamie Spencer

Seven of the 2017 Phillies draft picks have recently been assigned to Williamsport. Joining the Cutters roster are; 4th round pick INF Jake Scheiner, 7th round pick INF Nick Maton, 10th round pick RHP Connor Brogdon, 14th round pick LHP Zach Warren, 17th round pick INF Austin Listi, 19th round pick RHP Addison Russ, & 22nd round pick INF Brian Mims. Phillies 1st round pick, OF Adam Haseley is widely reported to be assigned to Williamsport in the coming days.
INF’s Jonathan Guzman, Luis Encarnacion, Jesus Henriquez, RHP Justin Miller were transferred to the GCL Phillies.

Tom O’Malley to Head Up Cutters Kids Camp
The Williamsport Crosscutters will be holding their annual Cutters Kids Camp on Saturday, July 15 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark. The camp will be led by former Major Leaguer Tom O’Malley who will be assisted by Cutters players.
All campers will receive a camp certificate, lunch with the players after the camp and two tickets to the July 15 Cutters game where camp participants will come on the field with the Crosscutters for the National Anthem. Space is limited. The cost is $65 per child and all participants must be pre-registered. Registration forms are available online at or at BB&T Ballpark
For more information on the Cutters Kids Camp, call the Cutters Hotline at (570) 326-3389.

Next Hump Day Happy Hour Debuts July 12
Come out to the ballpark on an off day and enjoy happy hour on the UPMC Loggers Landing Premium Deck! The party kicks off at 4pm and goes until 8pm. The event features free admission and $1 domestic drafts and $1 hot dogs and live music by Chris Myers starting at 5:30 p.m.
Other Hump Day Happy Hours will take place on July 19, July 26, August 2 and August 9. All happy hours feature live music or Quizzo!

Dominican Plate Returns- July 26
The Williamsport Crosscutters have teamed up with A.C.E.S. North America in announcing the 5th Annual Dominican Plate – An Evening of Dominican Dining and Entertainment with the Cutters. The event will be held on Wednesday, July 26 in the Grand Ballroom of the Genetti Hotel, 200 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar followed by a Dominican-style dinner served at 6:30 p.m. The buffet dinner of traditional Dominican fare will be served by members of the Williamsport Crosscutters who hail from the Dominican Republic, along with some of their teammates.
Proceeds from the event benefit A.C.E.S. North America, an organization working to create sustainable development projects in the Dominican Republic. The charity, founded in Williamsport in 2005, uses all-volunteer personnel for its operations. In addition, the night will feature live musical entertainment, Chinese and live auctions of sports memorabilia and other items plus a balloon bust wine raffle. Last year’s event raised over $5,000 for the charity.
Tickets for The Dominican Plate are $20 for adults and $10 for children age 12 and under. Tables of 8 may be purchased for $150. Tickets must be purchased in advance online at, by phone at (570) 326-3389 or by visiting the Sawmill Team Store at BB&T Ballpark.

Upcoming Home Games/Promotions
Thursday, July 6 vs. State College Spikes -7:05 p.m.
The Human Cannonball. Presented by Bonner Sports & RV WILQ. Watch Dave “The Bullet” Smith get launched out of a cannon after the game.
Pitster Pro UTV Giveaway. Presented by Bonner Sports & RV. All fans age 18 and over have a chance to win a Pitster Pro Lil Ripper UTV valued at over $3,500.
Thirsty Thursday. $2 domestic drafts from 6-8pm.
MedReturn Drug Take Back- Turn in your unused & expired medications for safe disposal and get a free hot dog & soda courtesy of Lycoming County District Attorney Eric Linhardt.
Launch-a-Ball. Presented by Lang’s Chocolate’s.

Friday, July 7 vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers – 7:05 p.m.
Friday Night Fireworks. Presented by Pennsylvania Lottery & Panda Patriot along with Best Western, ZY Pyrotechnics & Rock 94.9.

Saturday, July 8 vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers – 7:05 p.m.
Zombie Night. Presented by WZXR. Spend a night with the undead at BB&T Ballpark. Lots of zombie related fun & games. Come dressed for the fun.
Appearance by Jeremy Ambler of AMC’s The Walking Dead.
Launch-a-Ball. Presented by Lang’s Chocolate’s.

Sunday, July 9 vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers – 5:05 p.m.
Law Enforcement Appreciation Night. Presented by Lycoming County District Attorney Eric Linhardt.
Law Enforcement Jersey Auction. Bid on special game-worn, limited edition jerseys during the game.
Union County Night. Pick up complimentary tickets, while they last, in the Union County area at; Blaise Alexander Ford, First National Bank, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Lewisburg Hotel, & Lezzer Lumber.
Baseball Bingo. Presented by Albright Life & Rogers Uniforms.
Kids Day. $1 stadium reserved tickets for kids age 12 & under courtesy of Aaron’s and kids run the bases after the game in Boomer’s Mad Dash presented by Giant.