NATURALS ANNOUNCE GAME TIMES FOR 2018 HOME GAMES

Northwest Arkansas Naturals

November 16, 2017 - Texas League (TL) - Northwest Arkansas Naturals

News Release

SPRINGDALE, Ark - The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to announce game times for all of their 2018 home games at Arvest Ballpark. The 2018 season will begin at home on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 6:25 p.m. when the Naturals welcome the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Double-A Affiliate of the World Champion Houston Astros.

A printable 2018 Naturals schedule is currently available at www.nwanaturals.com under the Schedule tab. Fans can also download the schedule to their devices by clicking on the SYNC SCHEDULE TO YOUR DEVICES link.

Game Times

The Naturals will continue to use a 7:05 p.m. first pitch for the majority of the team's Monday through Friday ballgames while most weekends will feature a 6:05 p.m. start on Saturday and a 2:05 p.m. start of Sunday; however, there will be exceptions mixed in throughout the year to the weekday and Sunday start times.

Weekday exceptions include a 6:25 p.m. first pitch on Opening Night (Thursday, April 5) while both Faith & Family Nights (Friday, May 11 and Friday, August 10) will be slated for 7:15 p.m. In addition, the Naturals will once again host three (3) SWEPCO Education Day Games that will begin at 11:05 a.m. (April 10, May 2, and May 16) to go along with a 12:05 p.m. matinee game on Wednesday, June 20. Monday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 3 will begin at 6:35 p.m. while the regular season home finale on Labor Day (Monday, September 3) will begin at 1:05 p.m.

Sunday exceptions include two (2) 4:05 p.m. starts on April 8 and July 1 while Sunday, May 27 and Sunday, September 2 will feature a 6:35 p.m. and 6:05 p.m. respective first pitch for the scheduled post-game Fireworks Spectaculars. Every Saturday home game at Arvest Ballpark during the 2018 season will begin at 6:05 p.m.

A full 2018 promotional schedule will be announced by the Naturals later this offseason.

Season Tickets, Mini Packs, and Flex Packs on Sale

Season Tickets, Mini Packs, and Flex Packs are on sale now to the general public for the 2018 season of Naturals baseball at Arvest Ballpark. Save money by purchasing one (1) of these discounted packages and enjoy a number of great benefits throughout the year. Purchase your ticket package online at www.nwanaturals.com, by emailing tickets@nwanaturals.com, calling us at (479) 927-4900, or stopping out at our Administrative Offices.

Follow the Northwest Arkansas Naturals on social media all year by using the hashtag #NaturalPastime and #CrowntoCrown for all of the latest information on the upcoming 2018 season of Naturals baseball.

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are the Double-A Texas League Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. The Naturals play at state-of-the-art Arvest Ballpark in Springdale, Ark. For more information, including statistics, ticket options, and more, please visit NWANaturals.com, and follow us on Twitter @NWANaturals and Facebook.com/Naturals.

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