Canaries Announce 2015 Spring Training Schedule

Posted: 5/7/2015

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Sioux Falls, SD—The Sioux Falls Canaries released their exhibition schedule for the upcoming 2015 season on Thursday afternoon. The Birds will play a total of eight exhibition games, including two games at Sioux Falls Stadium that will be open to the public prior to the season opener on May 21st in Sioux City.

Pre-season play begins with a Mother’s Day matinee at 2:00 PM on Sunday May 10th against the New Jersey BlackSox. Admission will be free to the public, with concessions available in the main concourse area.

The Birds will travel to Yankton, SD on May 11th for their annual Youth Camp and Exhibition at Riverside Field hosted by the Yankton Optimist Club. Proceeds from the day’s event will go towards various youth programs in the area. The Optimist Club began presenting the annual game in 1996 under an agreement with the Sioux Falls Canaries, and have carried on the tradition ever since.

The Canaries will be back at the Birdcage on May 12th for a closed door exhibition against the New Jersey BlackSox before hosting the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in an open exhibition on Thursday May 14th at 6:00 PM.  Thursday’s pre-season contest will also be free for spectators, with concessions available at the ballpark.

The Canaries continue Spring Training action on Friday, May 15th for a closed door double-header against the RedHawks at noon and the Gary-Southshore Railcats at 5 PM.  The Canaries will wrap up the 2015 Spring Training schedule in Huron, SD on Sunday May 17th with a youth camp at 4:30 PM followed by an exhibition at 6 PM against the Sioux City Explorers. More information regarding the camp and exhibition in Huron will be available in the coming days.

The first full team practice takes place on Saturday, May 9th with the season opener scheduled for Sunday, May 24th at Sioux Falls Stadium against The Explorers. Game time is 4:05 PM and tickets are available now through the Canaries Box Office. The Canaries will be making several more exciting announcements over the next week regarding the upcoming season.

Season, perch packs, group and suite tickets are also on sale now. For more information, visit www.sfcanaries.com or to plan your outing with a member of the Canaries staff, call 605-336-6060.

2015 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

May 10th vs New Jersey 2 PM (Sioux Falls Stadium)

May 11th at Yankton, SD vs Sioux City 6 PM

May 12th vs New Jersey 2 PM (Closed to Public)

May 14th vs Fargo 6 PM (Sioux Falls Stadium)

May 15th Double Header vs Fargo 12 PM (Closed to Public)

                          vs Gary-SouthShore 5 PM (Closed to Public) 

May 17th at Huron, SD vs Sioux City 6 PM