By: Dylan Lee – Public Relations
Madison, Wis. – The Madison Mallards have announced the postponement of todays home opener due to wet conditions. The team will play a doubleheader on May 28th versus the Kalamazoo Growlers.
Game One is slated to begin at 4:35 pm. Gates will open one hour prior at 3:35 pm. Game Two is scheduled to start 30 minutes after the conclusion of Game One. Any fan who has a ticket for the game May 28th can enter the gates starting at 3:35 pm.
All hospitality areas will run with the timing of the originally scheduled game tonight.
The Great Dane Duck Blind will open at 5:30 pm. Any fan with a ticket to the Great Dane Duck Blind can enter the stadium and watch Game One but will not be given access to the Duck Blind until 5:30 pm.
The Pepsi Tailgate will run at its originally scheduled time of 5:30-7:00 pm.
The TDS Triple Play club will open at 3:35 pm, but food and beverage in that area will begin at 5:30 pm.
The format of the doubleheader is two seven inning games. All who purchased tickets for the home opener can redeem their ticket for a future game, based on availability.
The Madison Mallards are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit MallardsBaseball.com.