Doubleheader Slated for May 21 at City Stadium

April 22 rainout will be made up Sunday afternoon

(Lindsay Carico)

By Lynchburg Hillcats | May 16, 2017 12:35 PM ET

Lynchburg will play a doubleheader at City Stadium Sunday afternoon to make up the game against Potomac that was postponed on April 22. The Hillcats and Nationals will now play five games in four days this weekend. Sunday's twin bill will begin at the originally scheduled time of 2 p.m.

The two seven-inning games will occur in the middle of the series, as the two teams conclude the wrap-around weekend set with a Monday contest at 6:30 p.m. The doubleheader will still be a Family Funday Sunday presented by ABC 13. Family 4-packs for $40 include four tickets and four hot dog meal combos, plus families can participate in postgame running the bases and catch on the field.

Lynchburg returns home Friday to begin the series against Potomac at 6:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and the first 1,000 fans will receive a free Hillcats flag courtesy of Pepsi.

The Hillcats are in the middle of a two-city, seven-game road trip and play at Winston-Salem tonight at 7 p.m. Triston McKenzie (3-2, 1.95), who was named Carolina League Pitcher of the Week on Monday, will take the mound against the Dash's Tanner Banks (4-1, 3.16). Fans can listen to the game live at www.lynchburg-hillcats.com with coverage beginning at 6:50.

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

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