Thursday is opening day for the Fresno Grizzlies at Chukchansi Park. Employees have been busy getting the 12-thousad seat stadium ready for the big game.
Grizzly officials say they're hoping to see thousands of Valley residents turn out to cheer on the black and orange.
"These guys are going to be at the big level soon. Watch them here in your own backyard here at Chukchansi Park. Good group of guys, good talent coming through," said Chris Kutz, Fresno Grizzlies.
The Fresno Grizzlies take on the Tacoma Rainiers Thursday night. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and game time is 7:05 p.m.
There will also be fireworks tonight.