The Tri-City Dust Devils and the Northwest League have released the schedule for the 2014 season. The Dust Devils will open on the road at Boise on Friday, June 13th. Opening Night at Gesa Stadium will be Wednesday, June 18th versus the Everett AquaSox. Tri-City will end the season at home Monday, September 1st (Labor Day), also versus Everett. Other highlights include the annual July 3rd game and six Friday and six Saturday night games.
2014 will be the second season of the league's North-South division format. The Dust Devils are in the North division along with the Everett AquaSox, Spokane Indians, and Vancouver Canadians. The South division is comprised of the Boise Hawks, Eugene Emeralds, Hillsboro Hops, and Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. Teams play in-division opponents 12 times each and out-of-division opponents 10 times each.
Once again the Northwest League season will be divided into a first half, which ends July 21st, and a second half. The winners of each 38-game half in each division advance to the Northwest League playoffs.
The Eugene Emeralds will host the 2014 Northwest League All-Star Game on August 5th.
Fans are once again encouraged to secure their seats early by purchasing a ticket package. Mini plans of 7, 14, or 21 games feature the biggest nights at Gesa Stadium, including all Friday and Saturday night games.
Ticket plans start at just $49, with full-season tickets available for as low as $259. Special ticket rates are available for groups of 20 or more. Season tickets, mini-plans, and group tickets can be purchased by contacting the Dust Devils front office at (509) 544-8789 or at the Gesa Stadium box office.
A copy of the 2014 schedule is here.
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