Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads have announced the game times for their 2018 schedule.
The Crawdads early, spring start times are back for the sixth consecutive season. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday contests will once again begin at 6:00 pm EST with Sunday games beginning at 3:00 pm EST for the first half of the season. After debuting last season, 7:00 pm start time for Thursdays will return throughout the season.
Beginning after the All Star break in June, all Monday - Saturday games will begin at 7:00 pm, while Sundays will revert to a 5:00 pm first pitch. Friday night games are scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm throughout the year.
First half of the Season
Monday - Wednesday & Saturday: 6:00 pm
Thursday & Friday: 7:00 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm
Second half of the Season
Monday - Saturday: 7:00 pm
Sunday: 5:00 pm
The Crawdads will also have nine day games at L.P. Frans Stadium in 2018, serving as Education Day, Senior Day, Business Person Lunch Special, and Summer Camp Day Games:
- Wed. April 18th - 10:30 am
- Wed. April 25th - 10:30 am
- Tues. May 15th - 10:30 am
- Mon. May 28th- 1:00 pm
- Wed. June 6th - 10:30 am
- Tues. June 26th - 12:00 pm
- Wed. August 1st- 12:00 pm
- Mon. August 13th - 12:00 pm
- Mon. September 3rd - 1:00 pm
The Crawdads will kick off the 2018 season on April 5th with a 7-game road trip to Greensboro and Delmarva. They open the home portion of their schedule on April 12th with 4 games against West Virginia, followed by 3 games against Lexington. The Crawdads will also be home for Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day in addition to 10 Thirsty Thursdays and 11 Fireworks Fridays.
For more information regarding the Crawdads schedule, call the Crawdads front office at (828) 322-3000.
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