ZEBULON – The Carolina Mudcats, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, today announced their 2023 regular-season schedule beginning on Friday, April 7 with the season opener in Fayetteville against the Woodpeckers. The first home game of the 2023 schedule is set for Tuesday, April 11 against the Salem Red Sox
ZEBULON – The Carolina Mudcats, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, today announced their 2023 regular-season schedule beginning on Friday, April 7 with the season opener in Fayetteville against the Woodpeckers. The first home game of the 2023 schedule is set for Tuesday, April 11 against the Salem Red Sox at Five County Stadium.
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In all, the 132-game schedule runs from April 7 to September 10 and features an even split of 66 home games and 66 road games across 11 homestands and 12 road trips. Carolina’s home schedule includes 12 home games in April, May, June, and July. Five County Stadium will then see 15 home dates in August and three in September.
The schedule also consists of 21 six-game series and two three-game series, including Carolina’s season opening three-game road series in Fayetteville. The 2023 schedule features a universal off-day occurring every Monday, except for Monday, July 3 which will be preceded by consecutive off-days on Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27. The 2023 schedule once again includes a mid-season break with a four straight off-days coinciding with MLB All-Star festivities beginning on Monday, July 10 through Thursday, July 13.
Of the 23 scheduled series, nine are divisional matchups versus teams in Carolina's division, the Carolina League North. Those nine series consist of 66 games with 24 versus Down East (12 home, 12 away), 12 versus Delmarva (six home, six away), 12 versus Lynchburg (six home, six away), 12 versus Salem (six home, six away), and six versus Fredericksburg (six home).
Additionally, 14 of Carolina’s scheduled series are non-divisional games versus teams in the Carolina League South division. Those 14 series also total 66 games with 24 versus Kannapolis (12 home, 12 away), 21 versus Fayetteville (12 home, nine away), 12 versus Columbia (six home, six away), six versus Augusta (six away), and three versus Myrtle Beach (three away).
For the third straight season, the Mudcats will not face the South Division’s Charleston RiverDogs. The RiverDogs remain the only team the Mudcats have yet to play since the Carolina League was reconstructed in 2021.
Key home games include Mother’s Day (5/14/23 vs. Fredericksburg), Memorial Day Weekend (5/26-5/29 vs. Down East), Independence Day (7/4 vs. Fayetteville), and Labor Day Weekend (9/1-9/3 vs. Down East).
Game times and a calendar of promotions and theme nights will be announced at a later date.
Friday, April 7 - Sunday, April 9 at Fayetteville
Tuesday, April 11 - Sunday, April 16 vs. Salem
Tuesday, April 18 - Sunday, April 23 at Down East
Tuesday, April 25 - Sunday, April 30 vs. Kannapolis
Tuesday, May 2 - Sunday, May 7 at Delmarva
Tuesday, May 9 - Sunday, May 14 vs. Fredericksburg
Tuesday, May 16 - Sunday, May 21 at Kannapolis
Tuesday, May 23 - Sunday, May 28 vs. Down East
Tuesday, May 30 - Sunday, June 4 at Lynchburg
Tuesday, June 6 - Sunday, June 11 vs. Fayetteville
Tuesday, June 13 - Sunday, June 18 at Augusta
Tuesday, June 20 - Sunday, June 25 vs. Lynchburg
Wednesday, June 28 - Monday, July 3 at Down East
Tuesday, July 4 - Sunday, July 9 vs. Fayetteville
Friday, July 14 - Sunday July 16 at Myrtle Beach
Tuesday, July 18 - Sunday, July 23 vs. Kannapolis
Tuesday, July 25 - Sunday, July 30 at Columbia
Tuesday, August 1 - Sunday, August 6 at Fayetteville
Tuesday, August 8 - Sunday, August 13 vs. Delmarva
Tuesday, August 15 - Sunday, August 20 at Kannapolis
Tuesday, August 22 - Sunday, August 27 vs. Columbia
Tuesday, August 29 - Sunday, September 3 vs. Down East
Tuesday, September 5 - Sunday, September 10 at Salem
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