Sycuan pitches in with San Diego Padres extension

Major League Baseball team San Diego Padres has announced a five-year renewal of its partnership with the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation.

Sycuan will remain the exclusive Native American business ventures and Native American government partner of the Padres through 2018, extending the total collaboration between the two parties to 23 years.

The Padres are currently facing Los Angeles Dodgers in their opening MLB matches of the season in the National League Western Division and Sycuan is serving as the presenting partner of the opening series, with fans at Petco Park offered a range of giveaways.

Additionally, Sycuan will be the presenting partner of Native American Day at Petco Park on September 19 and remain the presenting partner of the Padres Foundation’s annual “Shirts off their Backs” fundraiser.