The Augusta GreenJackets are back at SRP park for six games starting Tuesday for their 12th homestand of the season.
This one may very well be the biggest one yet.
The GreenJackets sat one game behind first-place Asheville heading into Tuesday night, which was the first of three consecutive games between the two. All are scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m.
Up next is a three-game series against the Lexington Legends, beginning with Friday's 7:05 p.m. start. Saturday's game is scheduled for 6:05, and Sunday's is set for 5:05.
Wednesday's game against Asheville is Augusta Metro Chamber Night, with a pre-game mixer scheduled for Chamber members from 6-6:45 p.m. at the Budweiser Back Nine Bar. Fans can also relive relive the glory days of prom for Senior Prom Night.
The Thursday nighter against the Tourists is the last Thirsty Thursday of the season, and the GreenJackets have plenty of promotions planned for the send-off. It's also College Football Night, where fans can wear their favorite college football gear, the GreenJackets' fourth annual cornhole tournament and the Clash of Clans canned food drive.
Friday's series finale is Georgia Military College Heliot Ramos bobblehead night, with the first 1,500 fans receiving a one-of-a-kind Ramos bobblehead. It's also Scout night, and Scouts that buy the Scout Package will receive a scout patch, sleep out on the field and watch a movie after the game.
The attention shifts Saturday to Lexington for Mystery Ball/Bobblehead Giveaway night. The GreenJackets have been collecting autographed baseballs and bobbleheads from Minor League and Major League teams all over the country. Fans can purchase their own Mystery Ball/Bobblehead for $15, with the proceeds going to benefit The Children's Hospital of Georgia. The GreenJackets will also wear their Cancer Awareness jerseys on field while fans can place bids on them throughout the game. The player jersey auction will end at the conclusion of the sixth inning, and proceeds from the player jersey auction will go to benefit the Georgia Cancer Center. The game will be followed by a fireworks show.
The homestand wraps up with Sunday Funday and Auggie's birthday for the series finale.
The season is winding down with the GreenJackets in the hunt for a spot in the postseason. They have a four-game road series at Greenville next week, then wrap up the regular season with a four-game series against Columbia from Aug. 30-Sept. 2.