KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (January 12, 2017) - The Kannapolis Intimidators have set first pitch times for the 2017 season, which opens at home on Thursday, April 6, at Intimidators Stadium. The bulk of Monday through Saturday games will start at 7:05 p.m. while most Sunday games will start at 5:05 p.m. Gates will open 65 minutes before first pitch at all games.
The Intimidators have added additional early games to better accommodate fans in 2017, the 23rd season of professional baseball in Kannapolis, with two 10:05 a.m. Education Day games on Wednesdays, April 12 and May 24. The ballpark will be a great place to spend Sunday afternoons with three early-season 2:05 p.m. starts on April 23 and May 7 as well as on Father's Day, June 18. The Intimidators will also host a Kids Day game for area campers on Tuesday, July 25, with a 12:05 p.m. start.
Season tickets for the 2017 season - as well as half-season plans, weekender plans, and flex books - are currently on sale through the box office or by calling (704) 932-3267. Group ticket packages are also available at discounted rates for parties of 20 or more. Single-game tickets will go on sale in March.
About the Intimidators
The Intimidators are preparing for the 2017 season, the 23rd season of professional baseball in Kannapolis and 17th year as a Chicago White Sox affiliate. Since the team's inception in 1995, a total of 93 players have gone from Kannapolis to the Major Leagues. The Intimidators play at Intimidators Stadium located off I-85, Exit 63 in Kannapolis. Justin Jirschele will serve as the team's manager in 2017, making his managerial debut after serving as a player in the White Sox system as recently as 2015 before moving into coaching. Season Tickets, Mini Plans, and Flex Packs for the 2017 season are available by calling the F&M Bank Box Office at (704) 932-3267 or by visiting IntimidatorsBaseball.com.