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November 8, 2017 - Carolina League (CarL) - Frederick Keys News Release

FREDERICK, MD-The Frederick Keys are excited to announce their start times for the team's 30th anniversary season in 2018. Additionally, fans can enjoy 23 fireworks shows during the coming campaign.

As usual, fireworks shows will take place following Friday, Saturday and Sunday night home games at Nymeo Field. The first fireworks show is schedule for Friday, April 13 when the Keys entertain Beltway rival Potomac. Fans coming out for Fourth of July weekend can also take in fireworks displays on Monday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 3 following 7 p.m games against the Lynchburg Hillcats. Sunday, September 2 marks the final fireworks show of the season and follows the Keys 6 p.m game against Myrtle Beach.

First pitch for a majority of weeknight games will be at 7:00 p.m, including the home opener against the Potomac Nationals on Thursday, April 12. The lone exceptions are Thursday, May 3 (11 a.m), Wednesday, May 9 (11 a.m), Thursday, May 24 (11 a.m), Tuesday, July 23 (2 p.m) and Thursday, August 2 (12 p.m). First pitch for the regular season finale on Labor Day (September 3) is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.

Keys home games on Saturdays will mostly begin at 6:00 p.m while every Sunday game except for one will begin at 2 p.m (Sunday, September 3- 6:00 p.m). The only Saturday exceptions are April 14 against Potomac and April 21 against Wilmington. Both games begin at 2 p.m.

Ticket plans for the 2018 season are currently on sale. This year, ANY plan comes with your choice of either a Trey Mancini or Austin Hays bobblehead. These are exclusive items and can ONLY be acquired by purchasing a ticket plan. For more information, Keys fans can call the groups department at 301-815-9900.

The Frederick Keys kickoff their home schedule on Thursday, April 12 against the Potomac Nationals at 7:00 p.m. To follow the Keys all offseason, fans can visit

The Frederick Keys are the Advanced-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, and play their home games at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. In 2017, the Keys received the Esurance Home Field Advantage Award for Carolina League for the second straight season, after leading the circuit in highest percentage of attendance based on ballpark capacity. The club will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2018. For more information about the Frederick Keys please contact Geoff Arnold by phone at (301)-815-9915 or by emailing at

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