Final game of the year washed out

LumberKings 2018 campaign ends with canceled contest

The LumberKings season finale was called due to wet grounds.

By Erik Oas / Clinton LumberKings | September 3, 2018 4:06 PM

Burlington, IA (September 3, 2018) - The final game of the 2018 season for the Clinton LumberKings was called due to unplayable grounds on Monday afternoon at Community Field. Heavy rains had proved too much for the field in Burlington and the game was called approximately one hour after the scheduled start time.

The LumberKings will end their season with a 69-70 record for the year and a 30-39 mark for the second half. The Bees will finish their season 50-84 for the year with a 20-45 record in the second half.

The Clinton LumberKings will be back in action next on April 4th in Geneva, Illinois to open the 2019 season with the Kane County Cougars. The LumberKings will open their home schedule in 2019 on April 6th against the Cougars.

The Clinton LumberKings will be auctioning off their August 5th Margaritaville jerseys in an online auction shortly following the end of the regular season.

 

 

About the LumberKings 

 

The LumberKings, the only remaining Charter Member of the Midwest League, are in their 63rd season in the league and their 10th as an affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. Since the club's inception in 1937, 280 former Clinton players have made it to the Major Leagues. The LumberKings play at historic Ashford University Field located off 6th Avenue North at 537 Ballpark Drive. Advertising and tickets for the 2019 season are available by calling (563) 242-0727 or by visiting lumberkings.com

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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