Oct 16, 2017
The Southern Illinois Miners announce the release of their 2018 Frontier League schedule today as they will open up their 12th season at Rent One Park in Marion next year.
For the third year in a row, the Miners will start their season at home on Opening Night, taking on the Lake Erie Crushers on Friday, May 11th. Following that weekend series in Marion, Southern Illinois will travel to Schaumburg to take on the 2017 Frontier League Champion Schaumburg Boomers before spending the following weekend back at home against West Division rival River City from May 18th-20th.
Miners fans will have plenty of opportunities throughout the summer to come and see their team. In June, schedule highlights including home weekends against Evansville (June 1st-3rd), Washington (June 15th-17th) and Gateway (June 29th-July 1st). In July, after a 4th-of-July series in Traverse City, the Miners host Windy City the following weekend before the all-star break from July 6th-8th. After the break, the Boomers make the return trip to Rent One Park from July 17th-19th, and the Miners will also host a season-long nine-game homestand from July 24th-August 2nd, taking on River City, Florence and Traverse City.
As in years past, weekday home games (Tuesday-Friday) will begin at 7:05 p.m., while Saturday home contests will start at 6:05 p.m. and Sunday games in Marion will get underway at 5:05 p.m. All game times are subject to change. To view the full 2018 schedule, visit our website at www.southernillinoisminers.com. Come support the Miners this summer as they chase their second Frontier League Championship!
Be sure to follow the Miners on Facebook, Twitter (@SIMiners), Instagram and Snapchat, and also online at southernillinoisminers.com as they prepare for the 2018 season at Rent One Park.
The Southern Illinois Miners are the Frontier League's winningest franchise since debuting in 2007, winning the 2012 Frontier League Championship as well as division titles in 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2016. They have been awarded the Frontier League Organization of the Year award three times since their inception, and also set a new Frontier League attendance record in their inaugural season. For ticket information, contact the Rent One Park box office at (618) 998-8499. For any additional information, visit our website at www.southernillinoisminers.com.