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Skeeters Announce 2013 Season Game Schedule
Sugar Land Opens Season vs. League Champion Long Island; Game Times To Be Announced
Sugar Land, Texas – The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today their 2013 regular season schedule, presented by ABC Home & Commercial Services. For the second season in a row, the club will host Opening Weekend at Constellation Field against the incumbent league champions, this year facing the 2012 Atlantic League Champion Long Island Ducks for a four-game series on April 18-21.
In 2013, the Atlantic League will begin play one week earlier than last season. The Skeeters’ 2013 schedule features 140 games, including 70 home games. The Skeeters’ home schedule includes five games in April, 15 in May, 16 in June, 13 in July, 15 in August and six games in September for the final homestand against league-rival York Revolution.
Also next season, Sugar Land will play two day-night doubleheaders, one at home against the Lancaster Barnstormers (May 1) and the other while visiting the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs on July 6.
The Skeeters will host home games on several special occasion weekends including Opening Weekend and Father’s Day Weekend. Other notable dates for the Skeeters and the Atlantic League in 2013 include the Atlantic League All-Star Break (July 9-11 at Southern Maryland), the Atlantic League Division Series (September 18-20) and the Atlantic League Championship Series (September 24-27).
Game times and a schedule of promotions will be announced at a future date. 2013 season tickets are on sale now. For more information about Skeeters games and how to purchase tickets, please contact the Constellation Field box office at 281-240-HITS or visit the Skeeters website at www.sugarlandskeeters.com.
About the Sugar Land Skeeters
The Skeeters play 140 regular season games (70 home, 70 away) in the Atlantic League, considered the highest level of Minor League Baseball. Atlantic League players are “Major League ready” and in the last 15 years, over 600 players have graduated from Atlantic League clubs to Major League organizations, making the League a preferred route for experienced players to be scouted by Major League Baseball.