Nashville Sounds Open Campaign on April 9th at First Horizon Park
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced its 2020 schedule, complete with home and away game times for all 140 games.
The 43rd season in club history begins at First Horizon Park on Thursday, April 9th as the Sounds host the Iowa Cubs at 6:35pm. Opening Day is part of a season-opening five-game homestand. It’s the second consecutive season the Sounds begin the season in Nashville.
“We’re already looking forward to and planning an exciting 2020 season for the best fans in Minor League Baseball,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse.
“We can’t wait to showcase the new amenities of First Horizon Park in year two of our affiliation with the Texas Rangers.”
Following the season-opening five-game homestand, the Sounds travel to Oklahoma City and Wichita, Kansas for a seven-game road trip. The Dodgers welcome the Sounds for their 2020 Opening Day on Tuesday, April 14th as part of a three-game set.
The newest franchise in the Pacific Coast League is the Wichita Wind Surge, the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins relocated from New Orleans. The Sounds fly into Wichita for a four-game series from April 17th-20th.
Notable home games during the 2020 season include Easter Sunday on April 12th (2:05pm vs. Iowa), Mother’s Day on May 10th (2:05pm vs. Round Rock) and Memorial Day on May 25th (12:05pm vs. Oklahoma City). The Sounds will also play at home on July 3rd (7:05pm vs. Round Rock) when the team hosts its annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks show.
First Horizon Park and the Nashville Sounds will host 10 different homestands to fill the 70-game 2020 home schedule. The team will host one four-game stand, one five-game, one six-game, three seven-game homestands, two eight-game homestands and two nine-game homestands.
The longest road trip of the season is a 13-game swing to Memphis (May 26th-29th), Wichita (May 30th-June 2nd) and Round Rock, Texas (June 3rd-7th).
Nashville will play a total of 18 day games in 2020, including six at First Horizon Park.
33 weekend dates fill the home schedule, including 11 Friday games, 11 Saturday dates and 11 Sunday contests.
A full 2020 promotional schedule will be released in February. Group hospitality areas go on sale Monday, January 6th and individual game tickets will be available for purchase in March.