The Charlotte Stone Crabs (A+) released their regular season schedule today for their upcoming inaugural Florida State League season.
The Stone Crabs will host their Opening Night at Charlotte Sports Park on April 9, 2009 in their first-ever home game. Other key home games during the 2009 season include two games during July 4th weekend (July 4-5) and the regular season series finale against Sarasota over Labor Day weekend (September 4-6).
All home games will have a start time of 7:05 p.m. except for Sunday games, which will start at 5:35 p.m. Game times for away games are still being determined. The team will play a total of 140 games with 70 being played at home.
Updated links to the 2009 schedules released so far:
Tampa Bay Rays (MLB) - First game on April 6th @ Boston Red Sox.
Durham Bulls (AAA) - First game on April 9th hosting Norfolk Tides.
Montgomery Biscuits (AA) - First game on April 9th hosting West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx.
Charlotte Stone Crabs (A+) - First game on April 9th hosting Fort Myers Miracle.
Bowling Green Hot Rods (A) - First game on April 9th @ Hickory Crawdads.
Hudson Valley Renegades (A-) - Not released, games start mid-June.
Princeton Devil Rays (R) - First game June 23rd hosting Burlington Royals.