City of Peoria Press Release
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Top MLB Draft Pick to Pitch in Peoria
PEORIA, Ariz. (Oct.
21, 2009) – Major League Baseball's top draft pick, pitcher Stephen
Strasburg, will make his second professional start Thursday for the Phoenix
Desert Dogs as they visit the Peoria Javelinas in Arizona Fall League action at
the Peoria Sports Complex.
pitches have been clocked as high as 102 mph, signed with the Washington
Nationals for a record $15.1 million.
The Javelinas host the
Desert Dogs at 12:35 pm. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. The Peoria Sports Complex is
located at 16101 N. 83rd Ave., just south of Bell Road. Tickets are $6 for
adults and $5 for seniors and youths, and parking is free. And under the
stadium's Thirsty Thursday promotion, fans 21 and older can purchase a 12 oz.
Miller Lite draft beer for just $2.75. For more information call
623-773-8700 or visit