Canaries Release 2015 Season Schedule
CANARIES RELEASE 2015 SCHEDULE
Sioux Falls, SD- The Sioux Falls Canaries released their 100-game American Association regular season schedule on Thursday morning. The Birds’ will open the 2015 campaign on the road on Thursday, May 21st against their I-29 rivals, the Sioux City Explorers. The Canaries home opener is set for Sunday, May 24th against the Explorers. Click here for the complete 2015 schedule.
For the fifth straight year, the Birds will play a continuous, 100-game schedule in the American Association. They will host 12 different opponents over the course of the their 50-game home schedule, including a three-game series against American Association newcomers, the Joplin Blasters to wrap up the final week of the regular season. 22 of the 50 home dates will take place Friday-Sunday with 7 games being played on Friday, 8 on Saturday and 9 on Sunday. Game times and a promotional schedule will be released at a later date.
Sioux Falls will play 38 games against North Division opponents in 2015, highlighted by their first trip to the new $63 million CHS Field in St. Paul’s Lowertown Area June 5th-7th. The Birds’ will also host 18 home games against North Division opponents in 2015, including weekend series’ against Fargo-Moorhead May 29th-June 1st, St. Paul June 11th-14th, Winnipeg June 25th-27th, and St. Paul again July 15th-18th.
The American Association features 13 teams in 2015 after the addition of Joplin earlier this fall. The League consists of three divisions – North, Central and South – The Canaries will once again play in the North Division with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, St. Paul Saints and Winnipeg Goldeyes. The Central Division is comprised of the Gary SouthShore RailCats, Kansas City T-Bones, Lincoln Saltdogs and Sioux City Explorers. The defending American Association champion Wichita Wingnuts lead the South Division, along with the Amarillo Sox, Grand Prairie AirHogs, Laredo Lemurs and Joplin Blasters. Three division champions from the full-season schedule along with a wild card winner will reach postseason play at seasons end.
Season tickets and corporate partnerships are now available by contacting the Canaries front office at (605) 336-6060.