PAINESVILLE, Ohio - The Lake Erie Baseball program will be hosting its annual First Pitch Dinner and Meet the Team Night on Saturday, February 3rd at Quail Hollow Resort in Painesville from 6pm - 9pm.
The First Pitch Dinner began in 2015, the event features a banquet style dinner, Chinese Auction, 50/50 raffle, an introduction to this year's 2018 team, and a special guest speaker.
This year the Lake Erie Baseball program welcomes former MLB first round draft pick, Casey Weathers. Weather, a product of Vanderbilt University, was the 8th overall pick in the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft.
Weathers spent time with four different MLB organizations, the Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs, Tamba Bay Rays and the Cleveland Indians. He recently played as high as Double-A with the Cleveland Indians affiliate in 2016. Casey currently lives in Sacramento, CA and will be joining Lake Erie student-athletes, their friends and families as this year's featured speaker!
Tickets for the event are on sale now through January 25th - the cost is $40 per person or $75 for two. Doors open at 5:30pm.