LEGENDS SET START TIMES FOR 2016 GAMES

 

 All-Star game June 21; fireworks to follow 14 games  

 

WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – Start times have been set for all 70 Lexington Legends home games in 2016, the 16th season of Legends baseball.  Fireworks shows will follow 14 Legends games next season, and the schedule features day games on Wednesdays, including three Education Day games.  

            The Legends will serve as hosts for the 2016 South Atlantic League All-Star game, which will be played at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Tuesday, June 21.

            A new opponent for the Legends, the Columbia (S.C.) Fireflies, will be on the schedule this year.  The Columbia team relocated from Savannah and remains an affiliate of the New York Mets.

            Legends home games scheduled for Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays will begin at 7:05 p.m.   Saturday games will start at 6:35 p.m., and Sunday games will get under way at 2:05 p.m., except for July 3, when the game will start at 6:35 p.m.

            - Education Day games will be played at 10:05 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, Wednesday, May 18 and Wednesday, May 25.

            - Except for the three Education Day games, all Wednesday home games will begin at 12:35 p.m.

           Fireworks shows are scheduled for opening night, April 7, as well as April 9, May 6, May 14, June 3 and June 4, July 2, 3, 9, 16 and 23; and August 5, 6 and 20.

           The 2015 schedule features 11 home games in April, 15 in May, 12 in June, 15 in July and 17 in August.  The schedule includes 10 full weekends, when the Legends will be at home on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

            The Legends, class A affiliate of the World Series champion Kansas City Royals, will open the 2016 season at home Thursday, April 7 at 7:05 p.m. against the Lakewood BlueClaws, an affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.

           A complete schedule follows.  Details on promotions other than fireworks will be released later, as will times for away games not already listed below.

For more information, visit www.lexingtonlegends.com, or call the Legends box office at 859 422-7867.

2016 Lexington Legends schedule

HOME GAMES IN ALL CAPITALS

 

 

April 7 – LAKEWOOD   7:05 p.m.

April 8 – LAKEWOOD   7:05 p.m.

April 9 – LAKEWOOD   6:35 p.m.

April 10 – LAKEWOOD   2:05 p.m.  

April 11 – AUGUSTA   7:05 p.m.

April 12 – AUGUSTA   7:05 p.m.

April 13 – AUGUSTA   10:05 a.m.

April14 – at West Virginia   7:05 p.m.

April 15 – at West Virginia   7:05 p.m.  

April 16 – at West Virginia   2:05 p.m.

April 17 – at West Virginia   2:05 p.m.

April 18 – at Asheville   7:05 p.m.

April 19 – at Asheville   7:05 p.m.

April 20 – at Asheville   7:05 p.m.

April 21 – WEST VIRGINIA   7:05 p.m.

April 22 – WEST VIRGINIA   7:05 p.m.

April 23 – WEST VIRGINIA   6:35 p.m.

April 24 – WEST VIRGINIA   2:05 p.m.

April 26- at Columbia   TBD

April 27 – at Columbia   TBD

April 28 – at Columbia   TBD

April 29 – at Hickory   7:00 p.m.

April 30 – at Hickory   6:00 p.m.

 

May 1 – at Hickory   3:00 p.m.

May 2 – at Hickory   10:30 a.m.

May 4 -  DELMARVA   12:35 p.m.

May 5 – DELMARVA    7:05 p.m.

May 6 - DELMARVA     7:05 p.m.  

May 7 – at Greensboro   7:00 p.m.

May 8 – at Greensboro   4:00 p.m.

May 9 – at Greensboro   7:00 p.m.

May 10 – at Greensboro   10:45 a.m.

May 12 – CHARLESTON   7:05 p.m.

May 13 – CHARLESTON   7:05 p.m.

May 14 – CHARLESTON   6:35 p.m.

May 15 – CHARLESTON   2:05 p.m.

May 16 – HICKORY   7:05 p.m.

May 17 – HICKORY   7:05 p.m.

May 18 – HICKORY   10:05 a.m.

May 19 – at Greenville   7:05 p.m.

May 20 – at Greenville   7:05 p.m.

May 21 – at Greenville   7:05 p.m.

May 22 – at Greenville   4:05 p.m.

May 23 – KANNAPOLIS   7:05 p.m.

May 24 – KANNAPOLIS   7:05 p.m.

May 25 – KANNAPOLIS   10:05 a.m.

May 26 – at Hagerstown   7:05 p.m.

May 27 – at Hagerstown   7:05 p.m.

May 28 – at Hagerstown   7:05 p.m.

May 29 – at Hagerstown   2:05 p.m.

May 30 – GREENSBORO   7:05 p.m.

May 31 – GREENSBORO   7:05 p.m.

 

June 1 – GREENSBORO   12:35 p.m.

June 2 – ROME   7:05 p.m.

June 3 – ROME   7:05 p.m.

June 4 – ROME   6:35 p.m.

June 6 – at Lakewood   7:05 p.m.

June 7 – at Lakewood   7:05 p.m.

June 8 – at Lakewood   11:05 a.m.

June 9 – at Hagerstown   7:05 p.m.

June 10 – at Hagerstown   7:05 p.m.

June 11  - at Hagerstown   7:05 p.m.

June 12 – at Hagerstown   2:05 p.m.

June 13 – WEST VIRGINIA   7:05 p.m.

June 14 – WEST VIRGINIA   7:05 p.m.

June 15 – WEST VIRGINIA   12:35 p.m.

June 16 – at Augusta  7:05 p.m.

June 17 – at Augusta   7:05 p.m.

June 18 – at Augusta   6:05 p.m.

June 19 – at Augusta   5:05 p.m.

June 21 – SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME  7:05 p.m.

                Whitaker Bank Ballpark, Lexington, Ky.

 

June 23 – HAGERSTOWN   7:05 p.m.

June 24 – HAGERSTOWN   7:05 p.m.

June 25 – HAGERSTOWN   6:35 p.m.

June 26 – HAGERSTOWN   2:05 p.m.

June 27 – at West Virginia   7:05 p.m.

June 28 – at West Virginia   7:05 p.m.

June 29 – at West Virginia   7:05 p.m.

June 30 – ROME    7:05 p.m.

 

July 1 – ROME  7:05 p.m.

July 2 – ROME   6:35 p.m.

July 3 – ROME   6:35 p.m.

July 4- at Asheville   7:05 p.m.

July 5 – at Asheville   7:05 p.m.

July 6 – at Asheville   7:05 p.m.

July 7 – GREENVILLE   7:05 p.m.

July 8 – GREENVILLE   7:05 p.m.

July 9 – GREENVILLE   6:35 p.m.

July 10 – GREENVILLE   2:05 p.m.

July 12 – at Kannapolis   TBA

July 13 – at Kannapolis   TBA

July 14 – at Kannapolis   TBA

July 15 – ASHEVILLE   7:05 p.m.

July 16 – ASHEVILLE   6:35 p.m.

July 17 – ASHEVILLE   2:05 p.m.

July 18 – ASHEVILLE   7:05 p.m.

July 20 – at Rome   7:00 p.m.

July 21 – at Rome   7:00 p.m.

July 22 – at Rome   7:00 p.m.

July 23 – COLUMBIA   6:35 p.m.

July 24 – COLUMBIA   2:05 p.m.

July 25 – COLUMBIA   7:05 p.m.

July 26 – COLUMBIA   7:05 p.m.

July 28 – at Charleston   TBA

July 29 – at Charleston   TBA

July 30 – at Charleston   TBA

July 31 – at Charleston   TBA

 

August 1 – at Rome   7:00 p.m.

August 2 – at Rome   7:00 p.m.

August 3 – at Rome   1:00 p.m.

August 4 – HICKORY   7:05 p.m.

August 5 – HICKORY   7:05 p.m.

August 6 – HICKORY   6:35 p.m.

August 7 – HICKORY   2:05 p.m.

August 8 – ASHEVILLE   7:05 p.m.

August 9 – ASHEVILLE   7:05 p.m.

August 10 – ASHEVILLE   12:35 p.m.

August 11 – at Augusta   7:05 p.m.

August 12 – at Augusta   7:05 p.m.

August 13 – at Augusta   6:05 p.m.

August 14 – at Augusta   5:05 p.m.

August 16 – WEST VIRGINIA   7:05 p.m.

August 17 – WEST VIRGINIA   12:35 p.m.

August 18 – WEST VIRGINIA   7:05 p.m.

August 19 – HAGERSTOWN   7:05 p.m.

August 20 – HAGERSTOWN   6:35 p.m.

August 21 – HAGERSTOWN   2:05 p.m.

August 22 – HAGERSTOWN   7:05 p.m.

August 23 – at West Virginia   7:05 p.m.

August 24 – at West Virginia   7:05 p.m.

August 25 – at West Virginia   7:05 p.m.

August 26- at Delmarva   7:05  p.m.

August 27 – at Delmarva   7:05 p.m.

August 28 – at Delmarva   5:05 p.m.

August 30 – AUGUSTA   7:05 p.m.

August 31 – AUGUSTA  doubleheader 5:05 p.m.

 

September 2 – at Hickory   7:00 p.m.

September 3 – at Hickory   7:00 p.m.

September 4 – at Hickory   5:00 p.m.

September 5 – at Hickory   1:00 p.m.

 

 

 

Keith Elkins

Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations

Lexington Legends

207 Legends Lane

Lexington, KY 40505

859 422-7859 or 859 338-7295

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Posted on 2016-01-29 by Keith Elkins
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