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Familiar face on the mound for Rapids season opener

Updated: Jun. 3, 2021 at 8:37 AM EDT
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WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The Watertown Rapids open up their collegiate league season Thursday night against visiting Auburn at the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds with a local product on the mound.

The Rapids will start a pitcher who is no stranger to the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds. Ryan Peters will get the start.

Peters spent many a game on the Duffy Dome mound as a Watertown Cyclone.

A couple of everyday players will get their first taste of the Fairgrounds. Outfielder Aaron Whitney, who goes to Rochester and first baseman/third baseman Dylan Perry of Potomac State College in West Virginia.

The Rapids host the Auburn Doubledays Thursday with the first pitch scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

You can hear from Peters, coach Ben Moxley, Whitney, and Perry in the video above.

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