South Bend Cubs announce schedule for 2020 season
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The South Bend Cubs have announced their schedule for the 2020 season.
Opening night is set for Thursday, April 9 against the Lake County Captains. The team will play the first six games of the season at home.
"Our biggest goal each and every year is to give our fans and guests the ultimate ballpark experience with great entertainment, fun ballpark amenities, and second-to-none customer service,” South Bend Cubs President Joe Hart said. “2019 was a momentous year for our organization, and I’m very excited to see what 2020 has in store.”
Other schedule highlights include games on Memorial Day weekend (May 23-25) and Independence Day week (July 1-3). The Cubs will finish up the home schedule on September 4 in a four-game series against the Bowling Green Hot Rods.
In response to feedback from fans who said the games started too late to stick around for fireworks, Friday night games during the 2020 season will begin at 7:05 p.m.
Eastern Division (in order of appearance)
Lake County: 17 games (12 home, 7 away)
Lansing: 22 games (7 home, 12 away)
Fort Wayne: 18 games (9 home, 9 away)
Great Lakes: 15 games (6 home, 6 away)
West Michigan: 14 games (7 home, 11 away)
Bowling Green: 17 games (10 home, 7 away)
Dayton: 13 games (7 home, 6 away)
Western Division (in order of appearance)
Cedar Rapids: 3 games (3 away)
Peoria: 3 games (3 away)
Burlington: 3 games (3 home)
Clinton: 3 games (3 home)
Kane County: 3 games (3 away)
Quad Cities: 3 games (3 away)
Beloit: 3 games (3 home)
Wisconsin: 3 games (3 home)