June 1, 2018 - MARYSVILLE, CA: The Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox kicked off their 2018 home campaign in dramatic fashion Friday night at Colusa Casino Stadium in front of 1,108 fans as Nick Ultsch hit a walk-off two-run home run to give the Gold Sox a 7-6 victory over the Medford Rogues.Yuba-Sutter found themselves down to their final out when Coach Gillen tabbed Ultsch to pinch hit for the Gold Sox with a runner on first. Ultsch quickly became the hero as he hit a towering shot over the left-field fence to give the Gold Sox a come from behind victory.
The Gold Sox jumped out to a 5-1 lead through two innings after a five-run second inning powered by TJ Dove’s two-run home run. But it was the Rogues who chipped away and ultimately took the lead 6-5 in the eighth inning as Daniel Nist and Cole Elvis hit back-to-back solo home runs.
The Rogues shut down the Gold Sox and all signs pointed to a Medford victory until Nick Ultsch’s late game heroics saved the day for Yuba-Sutter. Garrett Bugarin picked up the win for the Gold Sox as he threw a scoreless ninth inning.
Yuba-Sutter will look to take game two of the three-game series on Saturday night as they take on the Rogues at 7:05. Saturday night is Yuba College Night at Colusa Casino Stadium. The Gold Sox will also be hosting their first of five firework nights presented by Feather Falls Casino Brewing Company.
TICKETS: Single-game tickets, mini-plans, and season tickets are available for purchase online at www.goldsox.com, over the phone at 530.741.3600, or at the Gold Sox office located at 429 10th Street in Marysville.
TICKET PRICES: General Admission: $6.00 Premium Seating: $10.00 VIP Seating: $12.00 Gates Open: Sunday-Saturday: 6:00PM Game Time: Sunday-Saturday: 7:05PM
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Gold Sox season tickets and advertising packages for the 2018 season at Colusa Casino Stadium are available now. For questions about the 2018 season, please contact us at (530) 741-3600, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person by stopping by the Yuba-Sutter Community Baseball Office located at 429 10th Street, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. For more information about Gold Sox Baseball, visit us at www.goldsox.com.