October 23, 2017 - Atlantic League (AtL) - Sugar Land Skeeters
SUGAR LAND, TEXAS - The Sugar Land Skeeters today announced their schedule for the 2018 regular season. The 2016 Atlantic League Champion Skeeters begin their 7th season of play in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB).
The Skeeters open their 2018 season at Constellation Field on Thursday, April 27 against the New Britain Bees. The Skeeters will celebrate their 2018 season from April 27 - May 6 with special promotions and events during a six-game homestand versus the Bees and a three-game weekend set against the Somerset Patriots. The Skeeters road schedule begins on Tuesday, May 8 when they travel to Lancaster and Long Island (May 8-13).
The 126-game Atlantic League schedule will run from Friday, April 27 through Sunday, September 16. Out of 72 home games, fans can plan on 12 weekend series at Constellation Field during the 2018 season including Father's Day on Sunday, June 17 hosting the Pennsylvania Road Warriors.
The 2018 schedule will once again feature fan favorite promotions including Friday Fireworks, Saturday post-game concerts, drink and food specials, promotional giveaways and much more. The promotional schedule along with game times for home and road games will be announced in early spring.
The ALPB schedule is divided into two 63-game halves, with the first half ending on Thursday, July 5. The first half and second half champions in each division will qualify for 2018 playoffs. Should one or both teams win each half in their respective division, a wild card scenario comes into play where the team(s) with the next best overall record, regardless of division, qualifies for the postseason. Both Division Championship Series matchups will take place the week of September 17, 2018 with the Atlantic League Championship Series occurring during the week of September 24.
Fans interested in season tickets are encouraged to call 281-240-4487 or visit the club website at sugarlandskeeters.com.
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