[NASHUA, NH] The Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England has published the 2020 regular season schedule. The Silver Knights’ tenth season will open on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
The Silver Knights will begin on the road against 2019’s regular season champion, the Brockton Rox, at Campanelli Stadium. The Silver Knights then host the North Shore Navigators at home on Thursday night, May 28, in a rematch of last season’s first-round playoff game. Nashua’s home opener will be the first of five Thursday night games throughout the season which will once again feature the Thirsty Thursday promotion.
The Silver Knights will host Friday night fireworks shows on June 12 and June 26 both against the Worcester Bravehearts and also on July 24 against the Pittsfield Suns. Friday night games – and all Monday through Saturday evening games – will begin at 6pm in 2020. Sunday home games will start at 3pm. The Silver Knights will also host two matinée games in Nashua. Education Day will be on June 3 at 10:30am., where the team will welcome hundreds of area school kids for a field trip to Historic Holman Stadium. The second morning game will be at 10:30am. on July 28 where the Silver Knights will welcome hundreds of area summer camp kids as well as retirees and senior citizens. Start times for away games should be released by the Futures League in the coming weeks.
The 2020 All-Star Game will be on July 14 hosted by the League’s newest team, the New Britain Bees, at New Britain Stadium in Connecticut.
Similar to last year, the 2020 Futures League will include seven teams: the Brockton Rox, North Shore Navigators, Westfield Starfires, Pittsfield Suns, Worcester Bravehearts, Nashua Silver Knights and the New Britain Bees. The Bristol Blues are no longer members of the Futures League. While the schedule will once again be 56 games with 28 contests at home and 28 on the road, the 2020 regular season will feature two halves and a new playoff format. This year, only four teams will qualify for the playoffs, with both the semifinal and championship rounds being contested as best-of-three series. The first half of the regular season will conclude on Tuesday, June 30 with the first-place team at that point claiming the No. 1 seed for the playoffs in August. The second-half champion will secure the No. 2 seed. The remaining two playoff spots will go to the teams with the next best season-long records.
Season tickets, group outings, suites and flex packs are now on sale by calling the Silver Knights office at 603-718-8883. Suites booked by December 1 will receive a 15% discount. Be sure to follow the Silver Knights on social media to stay up-to-date on the 2020 players and promotions.