Season starts June 15/Home Opener June 20 at Ron Tonkin Field
By Hillsboro Hops | October 4, 2017 12:02 PM ET
Hillsboro, OR. (October 4, 2017) - The Hillsboro Hops (@HillsboroHops), Single-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, announced their 2018 regular season schedule Wednesday morning. For the second consecutive season, Hillsboro will open on the road against the Everett AquaSox, an affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, on Friday, June 15th. The team will play its first home game at Ron Tonkin Field on Wednesday, June 20th against the Eugene Emeralds, an affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. A fireworks display will follow the game.
The Spokane Indians, Single-A Affiliate of the Texas Rangers, visit Hillsboro for a five-game series beginning Friday, June 29th, culminating with a postgame Independence Day fireworks display on Tuesday, July 3rd.
The first half will end on Monday, July 23rd while Hillsboro is visiting the 2017 NWL Champion Vancouver Canadians. Vancouver, affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, will make their return trip to Hillsboro from August 1st-5th.
The All-Star Game will be Tuesday, August 7th in Grand Junction, Colorado and will again pit the Northwest League against the Pioneer League. The Grand Junction Rockies, Advanced-Rookie affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, will serve as host.
Hillsboro finishes its home season on Monday, September 3rd against Salem-Keizer with a fireworks display immediately following the game. Northwest League Playoffs begin Wednesday, September 5th.