SAUGET, Ill. – The Evansville Otters will host the Washington Wild Things at Bosse Field on May 11 to open the 2018 Frontier League regular season for both teams.
The Frontier League released the schedule for its 26th season Monday and the league will again feature 12 organizations playing a 96-game schedule.
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Two games (Joliet Slammers at Florence Freedom and River City Rascals at Windy City Thunderbolts) will open the season on Thursday, May 10, with the remaining eight teams celebrating Opening Night on May 11.
Evansville’s Opening Weekend series will be a showdown between two 2017 postseason teams. Evansville went 3-3 against Washington this past season.
Teams will play divisional opponents 12 times each with six games against each interdivision team. The two division winners plus two wild card teams, regardless of division, advance to the postseason.
The Otters are scheduled for nine weekend home series at Bosse Field in 2018 and the franchise will celebrate the 102nd anniversary of Bosse Field on Sunday, June 17, against the Traverse City Beach Bums.
Evansville will host the defending league champion Schaumburg Boomers Aug. 3-5.
The 2018 All-Star Game will be played at CarShield Field in O’Fallon, Mo. on Wednesday, July 11. The regular season concludes Sunday, Sept. 2, and the postseason is set to begin Tuesday, Sept. 4, with Game 1 of the FL Division Series.
Game times and promotional information will be released at a later date, in addition to exhibition games.
Debuting in 1993, the Frontier League is the longest-running modern independent league that features teams in seven states, stretching from Pennsylvania to Missouri and from Kentucky to Michigan.
More information and the complete schedule can be found at www.frontierleague.com.
The Evansville Otters are the 2006 and 2016 Frontier League champions. Group packages and season ticket information for the 2018 season will be released in the coming weeks. For more information, visit evansvilleotters.com or call 812-435-8686.