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Goldeyes to host record number of opponents in 2013
The Winnipeg Goldeyes baseball team, the reigning American Association champion, announced its 2013 season schedule noting that it will host 11 different opponents -- the most in franchise history -- at Shaw Park.
The Goldeyes will open the 2013 season, the baseball club's 20th anniversary season, on May 17 in Texas for a 10-game road swing against the Grand Prairie AirHogs and Amarillo Sox in Texas followed by a four-game set in Nebraska against the Lincoln Saltdogs.
The 2013 home-opener is on May 27, when the Goldeyes will host the South division champion Laredo Lemurs.
Interlocking play with the Can-Am League will continue in 2013 with the Goldeyes playing five series and 17 games against Can-Am League opponents.
A seven-game homestand Aug. 27-Sept. 2 will conclude the regular season with North division opponents St. Paul Saints and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks visiting Shaw Park.
The Goldeyes will play 40 games against North division teams, 34 games against Central division teams, 17 games of interlocking play with Can-Am League teams and nine games against South division opponents.