Western Mass. baseball fans travel to Worcester to celebrate 413 Night at the WooSox

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) – Wednesday was 413 Night at the ballpark!

In honor of April 13, or 413, the WooSox celebrated western Massachusetts baseball lovers Wednesday night time.

It was a unique night for those generating the vacation east from western Massachusetts to the coronary heart of the Commonwealth for Wednesday night’s WooSox game.

The Worcester Purple Sox, or WooSox, moved from Pawtucket to Worcester prior to past period. They provide as the AAA Slight League affiliate of the Boston Crimson Sox, so all the top youthful talent will enjoy there prior to receiving the call to make the leap to the major leagues.

That consists of Jarren Duran, Jeter Downs, and Triston Casas.

We caught up with a single enthusiast who told Western Mass News that he was at Polar Park for the initially time.

“I was seriously enthusiastic when I found out I would be coming to Worcester,” stated Anthony Casilla, “and I’m a large minor league baseball admirer, so I’m genuinely psyched to capture the sport, get the bobblehead, have a awesome time.”

Supporters also gained a exclusive Tristan Casas bobblehead. Anthony added that he arrived at Polar Park early prior to the gates opened, and was psyched to get his hands on one.

In honor of April 13, or 413, the WooSox celebrated western Massachusetts baseball supporters Wednesday evening.

Brian and Ryan Mackay were also fired up to get their Tristan Casas bobblehead at Wednesday night’s match.

“With the dimensions of Triston Casas, it ought to be a huge bobble head, as well,” said the Mackays.

Casas, a 6′4″ and 250lb very first baseman, was picked in the very first round of the 2018 MLB draft. Tuesday night, the 22-12 months-outdated belted a 477-foot household operate.

The team’s mascot, Smiley Ball, is a nod to the iconic yellow and black “smiley experience,” which was invented in Worcester in 1963. The 22′ tall Worcester wall in appropriate subject is a community rendition of Fenway Park’s legendary Inexperienced Monster.

To start with pitch against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs was scheduled for 6:45 p.m.

Western Mass News took part in some exclusive pregame activities with reporter Matt Sottile offering a “play ball” to the admirers in attendance from western Massachusetts.