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Smokies offer ‘weather guarantee’ for first night game of season

The Tennessee Smokies announced their Opening Night plans for the 2018 season. The 2018 Opening Night celebration for the team is Friday, April 13, as they host the Jackson Generals at 7:00 p.m.

The team will feature a 65 degree weather guarantee. The Smokies will guarantee 65 degree weather or above at the time of first pitch at 7:00 p.m. on Opening Night, Friday April 13. If the weather is below 65 degrees at first pitch every fan in attendance can use their ticket stub for a free field level ticket voucher to any Smokies home game in April 2018.

Opening Night will also feature a magnet schedule giveaway. Each fan through the gates will receive a free magnet schedule presented by Pilot Food Marts and Nexgard. Gates will open at 6:00 p.m.

The Tennessee Smokies will face the Jackson Generals on Wednesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 12 for day games beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The Smokies will commence their 2018 home campaign against the Jackson Generals on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The full schedule for this season and information regarding single-game tickets, season tickets, and mini plans can be found online at www.smokiesbaseball.com, or by calling the Smokies Ticket Office at 865-286-2300.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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