BILLINGS, Montana - The Billings Mustangs have announced their 2017 Pioneer League schedule.
The Mustangs open the '17 campaign at Dehler Park on Monday, June 19 when they play host to the Missoula Osprey in the first game of a 4-game series. Game time for the home opener is set for 7:05 pm.
The 2017 season marks the 65th season that the Mustangs franchise has called Billings home and the 44th consecutive season that the club has served as the rookie affiliate of the National League Cincinnati Reds. The partnership between the Mustangs and Reds, which began in 1974, is the longest running affiliation in the Pioneer League and one of the longest in all of professional baseball. Earlier this year the Mustangs and Reds extended their player development agreement through the 2018 season.
Additionally, the Mustangs will celebrate the 10th Anniversary (2008 - 2017) of Dehler Park in 2017. In 2016, Ballpark Digest named Dehler Park the best ballpark in Rookie League baseball.
The Mustangs are scheduled to play 76 regular season games in 2017, including 38 home games at Dehler Park. The home schedule features eight different home stands and includes 19 weekend games, consisting of six (6) Friday games, seven (7) Saturday games and six (6) Sunday games.
One of the highlights of the home schedule is an Independence Day celebration when the Mustangs host the Helena Brewers on Tuesday, July 4. Also part of the home schedule are two 7-game home stands against Pioneer League Southern Division opponents, including a 4-game series against the defending League Champion Orem Owlz on July 15 - 18. The Mustangs wrap up the '17 regular season game on Saturday, September 9 when Helena visits Dehler Park.
Game times for the 2017 season are scheduled for 7:05 pm Monday thru Friday, 6:05 pm on Saturday and 1:05 pm on Sunday. The July 4 game against the Helena Brewers is set for 4:05 pm. All times are Mountain Standard Time (MST) and are subject to change.
For ticket information, including full-season and partial-season plans, call the Mustangs at (406) 252-1241 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out billingsmustangs.com and tune in to Mustangs social media for updates and information on tickets, promotions and more for the 2017 season.
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