SPRING TRAINING, EXHIBITIONS BEGIN

SPRING TRAINING, EXHIBITIONS BEGIN

Spring Training has begun for American Association clubs as the league begins its ninth season. The 100-game regular season begins on Thursday, May 15, with the Gary SouthShore RailCats looking to defend their league crown.

In addition, exhibition games begin on Sunday, May 4 as St. Paul faces Fargo-Moorhead, and Winnipeg and Wichita take on non-league opponents.

The full Spring Training schedule:

Sunday, May 4
University of Winnipeg at Winnipeg, 1:30
Friends University at Wichita, 2:05
St. Paul at Fargo-Moorhead, 6:00

Monday, May 5
St. Paul at Fargo-Moorhead, 6:00
Emporia State at Wichita, 6:05
Sioux City vs. Sioux Falls (at Yankton, S.D.)

Tuesday, May 6
St. Paul at Fargo, 11:00 a.m.
Gary at Evansville, 6:00
Sioux Falls at Winnipeg, 7:00
Lincoln at Kansas City, 7:05

Wednesday, May 7
Kansas City at Wichita, 11:05 a.m.
Gary at Evansville, 12:00
Sioux City vs. Lincoln, 6:30 (at Hinton, IA)
Sioux Falls at Winnipeg, 7:00

Thursday, May 8
Fargo-Moorhead at St. Paul, 10:35 a.m.
Kansas City at Lincoln, 6:05
Schaumburg at Gary, 7:10

Friday, May 9
Wichita at River City, 11:05 a.m.
Winnipeg at Lincoln, 6:00
Gary at Schaumburg, 6:35
Fargo-Moorhead at St. Paul, 7:05
Grand Prairie at Amarillo
Sioux City vs. Sioux Falls (at Huron, S.D.)

Saturday, May 10
Winnipeg at Lincoln, 12:05
Grand Prairie at Amarillo, 5:00
Gary at Windy City, 6:10
Wichita at Gateway, 7:05
St. Paul vs. Metro All-Stars (at Anoka, Minn.)

Sunday, May 11
Gary vs. Winnipeg, 12:00 (at Kansas City, Kan.)
Kansas City at Lincoln, 2:05
St. Paul at Sioux Falls

Monday, May 12
Trinidad at Amarillo, 11;00, DH
Gary at Wichita, 11:05
Winnipeg at Kansas City, 7:00
Fargo-Moorhead at Grand Prairie, 7:05
St. Paul at Sioux Falls

Tuesday, May 13
Fargo-Moorhead at Grand Prairie, 7:05