AUGUSTA, GA. – Alex Rodriguez has caused
a buzz in Charleston. On Tuesday, Rodriguez started for the Charleston
RiverDogs in his first rehab start since having surgery on his left hip.
While it's still uncertain where
Rodriguez will go next, he is still on Charleston's roster and is expect to be
in today's starting lineup.
The Augusta GreenJackets are starting an
Augusta for A-Rod campaign in hopes of encouraging New York Yankees General
Manager, Brian Cashman to continue Mr. Rodriguez's rehab stint with the
Charleston RiverDogs in Augusta.
As mentioned by Rodriguez himself, he
has enjoyed the Southern hospitality in Charleston and the City of Augusta is
ready for A-Rod to have a similar experience here in Augusta.
With the Augusta for A-Rod campaign,
fans can use the code AROD to purchase tickets to Thursday's game with the hope
that Rodriguez will make the trip to Augusta, Georgia. In case Rodriguez
doesn't come to Augusta, all fans who purchased a ticket with the AROD code can
still attend the GreenJackets vs. RiverDogs game on July 4 and receive a free
ticket for equal or lesser value to another game through this weekend's series
Ticket prices start at $13 for box
seats, $11 for reserved and $9 for general admission. The GreenJackets are
already expecting a great crowd and will have a fireworks extravaganza
following the game. To order tickets call the office at 706-736-7889 and
mention A-Rod or purchase them online with the code AROD.