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Murray Named Low-A East Player of the Week

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By: RiverDogs Media

CHARLESTON, S.C. –   Charleston RiverDogs infielder Tanner Murray was named the Low-A East Player of the Week for the week of August 30-September 5, per a Minor League Baseball announcement on Monday. Murray joins Curtis Mead (twice), Brett Wisely and Heriberto Hernandez as members of the RiverDogs to have received recognition as player of the week this season.  John Doxakis, Andrew Gross and Trey Cumbie have all received the weekly honor on the pitching side.  

During last week’s series in Columbia, Murray went 14-29 at the plate with six doubles and 11 runs batted in.  His two-run single in the top of the tenth inning during the series finale on Sunday was the decisive hit as the RiverDogs clinched a postseason berth.  The 22-year old had at least one hit in all six games and has posted multiple hits in six of the last eight contests.

2021 is Murray’s first professional season after being selected in the fourth round of the 2020 draft out of UC Davis. In 22 games with the RiverDogs, Murray is batting .355 with two home runs and 20 runs batted in.  He has also collected 11 doubles, seven walks and two stolen bases.  The native of Santa Clara, CA opened the campaign in the Florida Complex League where he hit .364 in nine games.

Hernandez and the RiverDogs will be back in action on Tuesday night at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park when they host the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in game one of a six-game series. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Fans are invited to bring their dogs with them every Tuesday as part of Dog Day presented by Island Coastal Lager with $2 hot dogs and beer. It is also National Night Out with the Charleston Police Department at The Joe. There will be several emergency vehicles at the stadium, a police dunk tank and a visit from McGruff the Crime Dog. Fans will receive a free kids ticket with purchase of an adult ticket using code word “NNO”.

Playoff tickets for the Low-A East Championship Series in September are on sale now at riverdogs.com.  For a limited time, fans who purchase tickets to the team’s first home playoff game will receive all subsequent home games for free. The RiverDogs are likely to host their first postseason game on Friday, September 24. Purchase playoff tickets here.

All RiverDogs tickets for the 2021 season are available for purchase online and will be delivered digitally. Once purchased, tickets can be printed at home or scanned on a phone. For answers to frequently asked questions, fans are encouraged to visit the RiverDogs Digital Ticket Guide. In addition to tickets, the entire RiverDogs gameday experience will be cashless including parking, the team store and concessions. Fans who do not have credit or debit cards will be able to use cash to purchase gift cards at Fan Services on gamedays. Masks are no longer required, but suggested for non-vaccinated guests. The RiverDogs also have a no bag policy, with the exception of medical bags, diaper bags, and clutch-style purses no larger than 6.5in x 4.5in.

RiverDogs season tickets, flexible ticket plans, and group tickets, including options to the Segra Club at Riley Park, are now available for the 2021 campaign at riverdogs.com/tickets or by contacting the RiverDogs front office at 843-577-3647 (DOGS). A full schedule for the 2021 season is available at riverdogs.com.

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