TROY, NY - The Tri-City ValleyCats, Class A affiliate of the Houston Astros, have announced the home schedule for their 2017 All-Star Season, which kicks off on Opening Night, Wednesday, June 21, the beginning of a three game set vs. the Lowell Spinners, an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The ValleyCats first homestand then concludes with three games against the Vermont Lake Monsters on Saturday, June 24 - Monday, June 26.
July at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium begins with an Independence Day match-up versus the New York Mets affiliate Brooklyn Cyclones, who will be making their first of two trips to "The Joe" (July 4-6, August 19-21).
The month of July also includes games against the defending New York-Penn League Champion State College Spikes (July 11-13), Stedler Division foe Connecticut Tigers (July 17-19), New York Yankees affiliate Staten Island Yankees (July 27-29), and Vermont Lake Monsters (July 30-August 1).
August brings a jam-packed slate of games and events to Troy, highlighted by the New York-Penn League All-Star Game on Tuesday, August 15. A Fan Fest will precede the game on Monday night, August 14.
Opponents during the month of August include the Aberdeen IronBirds (August 5-7, August 31-September 2), Hudson Valley Renegades (August 16-18), and Lowell Spinners (August 25-27).
The 2017 schedule concludes at home with a two-game series versus the Connecticut Tigers on Wednesday, September 6 - Thursday, September 7.
Game times and a full list of promotions will be released at a later date. Individual tickets go on sale in April 2017. Season tickets and mini plans are on sale now, which include tickets to the New York-Penn League All-Star Game.
2017 ValleyCats Season Schedule