Clinton, IA (April 3, 2018) - The Clinton LumberKings have cancelled tonight's scheduled "soft opening" due to rain. The LumberKings had planned to open the gates to Ashford University Field for a free admission public work out before rains forced the cancellation of the event.
The LumberKings will continue to prepare for the season opener in Kane County on Thursday, April 5 against the Cougars. There will be no make-up day for the scheduled public work out. The LumberKings will host their home opener on Saturday, April 7th against the Kane County Cougars.
About the LumberKings
The LumberKings, the only remaining Charter Member of the Midwest League, are preparing for their 63rd season in the league and their 10th as an affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. Since the club's inception in 1937, 274 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 2018 season are available by calling (563) 242-0727 or by visiting lumberkings.com
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