(Central Islip, N.Y., April 26, 2023) – The Long Island Ducks are heading to High Point, North Carolina, to begin the 2023 season, presented by Catholic Health. The Ducks will take on the Rockers in a three-game weekend series to kick off their 126-game slate. It also marks the start of the Atlantic League’s 25th Anniversary Season.
The following is the schedule for the opening series of the 2023 season, including game times and projected pitching matchups:
Friday, April 28 – 6:35 p.m.
(LI) RHP Brett Kennedy vs. (HP) RHP Craig Stem
Saturday, April 29 – 6:35 p.m.
(LI) LHP Ian Clarkin vs. (HP) LHP Ben Braymer
Sunday, April 30 – 4:05 p.m.
(LI) RHP Stephen Woods Jr. vs. (HP) RHP Neil Ramirez
Fans wishing to follow all the action from Truist Point can do so tuning in LIVE on FloSports. Under the banner of FloBaseball, the subscription service will live-stream every Ducks and Atlantic League regular season and playoff game worldwide in 2023. The pregame show will begin approximately 15 minutes prior to first pitch for each game of the series. Ducks Vice President of Communications Michael Polak will provide the play-by-play for every game.Subscribe today by CLICKING HERE.
Opening Night at Fairfield Properties Ballpark will take place on Tuesday, May 2, when the Ducks host the Staten Island FerryHawks at 6:35 p.m. Gates will open at 5:35 (5:20 for full season ticket holders), and the first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive Ducks Reversible Bucket Hats, courtesy of P.C. Richard and Son. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:15 to enjoy pregame team introductions. Tickets for the game, and all Ducks games, are available by visiting the Fairfield Properties Ballpark box office, calling (631) 940-TIXX or CLICKING HERE.
The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, a Professional Partner League of Major League Baseball. Over 8.5 million fans have enjoyed the Ducks brand of affordable, fun entertainment at Fairfield Properties Ballpark since inception in 2000. For further information, visit LIDucks.com or call 631-940-DUCK (3825).
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
Celebrating its 25th Anniversary Season in 2023, the Atlantic League is Major League Baseball’s first Professional Partner League, a player gateway to the major leagues, and a leader in baseball innovation. ALPB has sent over 1,200 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 45 million fans to its family-friendly ballparks throughout its 25-year history. Please visit AtlanticLeague.com.