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Colin Robinson

With the summer heat at full blast, the Charleston RiverDogs will open a seven-game homestand with a three-game series against the Augusta GreenJackets beginning tonight at Riley Park.

The game between the South Atlantic League Southern Division rivals will start at a special time of 6:35 p.m.

A fireworks display will be held immediately after the game.

Between baseball, food and fireworks, the RiverDogs have everything to celebrate Independence Day.

Augusta GreenJackets vs. Charleston RiverDogs

Teams/Affiliates: Augusta GreenJackets (San Francisco Giants) at Charleston RiverDogs (New York Yankees)

When: Today, 6:35 p.m.;Tuesday, 7:05 p.m.; Wednesday, 5:05 p.m.

Where: Riley Park

Tickets: $7-$17

Promotions: Today – Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration (Hair of the Dog Monday; $1 beer in Ashley View Pub); Tuesday – Tuesday Night Tickets (Buy one ticket, get one free; Social Media Appreciation Day I); Wednesday – Ballpark Buffet, ($20 all-you-can-eat menu; Social Media Appreciation Day II).

Players to Watch: Augusta — Right-handed pitcher Austin Fleet (4-3, 4.67 ERA, 34

2/3 IP, 20 Ks); 3B Adam Duvall (.267, 17 HRs, 58 RBIs, 2B Carlos Willoughby (.260, 22 RBIs, 26 SBs). Charleston — C Gary Sanchez (.247, 7 HRs, 28 RBIs).

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