Doubleheader scheduled for Sunday, May 26

(Central Islip, N.Y., May 25, 2013) – The Long Island Ducks have announced that Saturday’s (May 25) game between the Long Island Ducks and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs has been postponed due to inclement weather and field conditions.

Saturday’s (5/25) game will be made up on Sunday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. as part of a split day/night doubleheader. Tickets for Saturday’s game are good for Sunday’s (5/26) game at 7:00 p.m. game ONLY, and fans WILL NOT need to exchange their tickets. Following the game, all fans in attendance will be treated to a Grucci Fireworks Extravaganza, presented by Riverhead Bay Motors. In addition, Ducks staff members will be handing out coupons for $10 off a purchase of $50 or more at Dick’s Sporting Goods to fans following the fireworks show. The Bethpage Ballpark gates are scheduled to open at 6:00 p.m. for Sunday night’s contest.

Game One on Sunday will begin as originally scheduled at 1:35 p.m., with the ballpark gates opening at 12:35, and will now be a seven inning game. It’s a Sunday Family Funday at the ballpark! Prior to the game, fans will be invited onto the field for an autograph session with the Ducks. Following the game, kids and kids at heart can take part in Kids Run the Bases, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. In addition, the Ducks will be hosting a food drive in conjunction with Long Island Cares and the Harry Chapin Food Bank. Fans are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items by dropping them off in the collection bins located on the plaza outside the ballpark.

The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit