Gamenotes 5-12-09 at Ari
HALF-PRICE STUDENTS TICKETS: Throughout the month of May, the Reds are offering all students half-price tickets, thanks to First Student. From preschool to grad school, all students can receive half-price tickets for select seating sections at Reds games in May, excluding the Cleveland series May 22-24. Fans can purchase student tickets at the Great American Ball Park ticket windows or in advance at Reds.com.
NAME GAME: The Florida Marlins’ Dolphin Stadium in Miami is now called Land Shark Stadium (three words).
HEALTHY CHOICE: SS Alex Gonzalez (strained left oblique muscle) threw yesterday, took soft toss and BP without pain. He will be examined again today.
ARMED FORCES: Last night’s outfield assist was Jay Bruce’s sixth of the season, the most by any National League outfielder.
BACK TO BACK: Last night, Reds batters produced their first set of back-to-back home runs this season.