JUPITER, FL - It will be another year packed with Minor League action at Roger Dean Stadium as the Florida State League season returns in April. The Palm Beach Cardinals will play 70 home games at Roger Dean Stadium and the will square off against in park rival the Jupiter Hammerheads 17 times throughout the season.
The Cardinals home opener is on Saturday, April 8, when they face the St. Lucie Mets at 5:30 p.m. The majority of Monday through Friday games, throughout the season, will start at 6:30 p.m. All Saturday games will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sunday games will start at 1 p.m. with the only exception being the July 2nd game at 5:30 p.m. The regular season will run through September and concludes with the Cardinals taking on the St. Lucie Mets on September 3rd at 10:30 a.m.
Roger Dean Stadium's "Fins vs. Feathers" rivalry kicks off on April 28th as the Hammerheads play host to the Cardinals. In 2016, the Hammerheads took home bragging rights in the annual series going 11-7 against the Cardinals.
This season will be the most exciting season yet at Roger Dean Stadium with ten special promotional nights. This will include fan favorites like Stars War Night (April 8th), Baseball, Brews & BBQ (May 13th), Halfway to Halloween (May 27th), Mega Bash (July 3rd & 4th) and Super Hero Night (September 2nd); While also adding to the excitement with Sail Way with RDS (June 10th), Princess & Pirates Night (June 24th), Christmas in July (July 22nd), National Night Out (date TBD) and Fall Football Night (August 19th)
In addition to the special promotional nights, the Cardinals will host two Education Days and two Super Splash Days throughout the season. The Cardinals host Education Day on May 4th against the Florida Fire Frogs, a 10:30 a.m. start.
This will mark the first appearance at Roger Dean Stadium for the Fire Frogs since rebranding and relocating from Brevard County following the 2016 season. The final Super Splash day is scheduled for July 14th at 12 p.m. as the Cardinals play host to the Hammerheads.
A full schedule for the Palm Beach Cardinals Florida State League season can be found at www.RogerDeanStadium.com. Fans can also find information on season tickets, mini-plans and group tickets by visiting the website or by calling the stadium office at (561) 775-1818.