Burlington, IA (September 11, 2012) - The Burlington Bees are pleased to announce their 2013 schedule. The 91st season of professional baseball in Burlington gets started April 4th at Community Field. Game times and a promotional calendar will be released at a later time.
The Bees season and home opener will be on Thursday, April 4 against Clinton. The first home stand includes four games with the LumberKings and three against the Quad Cities River Bandits. Burlington has 13 home games in the month of April.
Once again, the Bees will play just one series against each Eastern Division team. In April, Burlington travels to Bowling Green and Dayton (April 25-30).
The Bees host 16 home games in May and 10 in June. May gets started with a 6-game home stand against Fort Wayne and Lake County. June is highlighted with the All-Star Game in Dayton on June 18th.
The second half of the inter-division matchup takes place in July. The Bees make the bus trip to Great Lakes and Lansing (July 10-15) and host West Michigan and South Bend (July 17-22). In all, July will feature 16 games in Burlington.
The Bees will play 15 home games in August and early September. Once again, the regular season will end on Labor Day (Monday, September 2nd). The Midwest League Playoffs are scheduled to start on September 4th.
A printable schedule is available here.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.