Rockford, IL. – The Northwoods League announced the game schedule for the 2020 season. The Rockford Rivets begin their 5th season of play in the league at home on Tuesday, May 26 to begin a two-game set with the Green Bay Booyah.
Rockford will play their entire 2020 regular season within the Great Lakes Division, taking on opponents from both the Great Lakes East and West. The 72-game regular season will conclude on Sunday, August 9th, with the Rivets hosting the Green Bay Booyah at Rivets Stadium with a first-pitch time of 1:05 pm.
The league, which plays two halves to determine playoff participants, will end the first half of the schedule on June 30 with the second half of the season beginning on July 1. The 2020 Northwoods League All-Star Game will take place on Tuesday, July 21 at a location yet to be announced. The annual Major League Dreams Showcase will take place on Tuesday, August 4 at a location yet to be announced.
Rivets group and season ticket packages are now on-sale. If you are interested in bringing a group out or purchasing a ticket package please call the Rivets ticket office at 815-240-4159. Single-game tickets for all Rivets home games will go on-sale later this winter.
A downloadable printable version can be found here. The Rivets full promotional schedule with fireworks, special guests and giveaway dates will be released prior to the season.
The Rockford Rivets are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 26th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 230 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Stars Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.rockfordrivets.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rivets as your favorite team.