The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

April 12, 2013

LumberKings' opener postponed a day

Special to the Herald
The Clinton Herald

---- — CLINTON — The Clinton LumberKings will have to wait an extra day to play their 2013 home opener.

Thursday night’s game between the Clinton LumberKings and Cedar Rapids Kernels was postponed by the wet weather. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader today at Ashford University Field.

First pitch in Game 1 is scheduled for 5 p.m. Each game is scheduled for seven innings.

Both promotions that were scheduled for opening night will be featured tonight. Fans in attendance will receive the magnet schedule and poster schedule, and one fan will walk away with a new refrigerator.

The Game 1 pitching matchup will feature Clinton right-hander Matt Anderson against Cedar Rapids right-hander Hudson Boyd. In Game 2 the LumberKings will send left-hander Tyler Pike to the mound against Kernels left-hander Mason Melotakis.

Gates open at 4 p.m.