The Governors’ Cup Champion Durham Bulls announced their home schedule for the 2014 International League season. The Bulls will welcome the new season at home on Thursday, April 3, showing off a newly renovated Durham Bulls Athletic Park against the Gwinnett Braves on Opening Night. 2014 will be anchored by Minor League Baseball’s premier event, as the DBAP hosts the Triple-A All-Star Game and surrounding All-Star festivities in mid-July.
All-Star Week in the Bull City begins the weekend of July 12, as the Bulls kick off Triple-A Baseball’s Midsummer Classic with All-Star Fan Fest in downtown Durham. Minor League Baseball’s most prolific sluggers will take their shots at the Snorting Bull, the most iconic home run target in baseball, on Monday, July 14 in the Home Run Derby. Durham Bulls Athletic Park then hosts the main event, the 2014 Triple-A All-Star Game, on Wednesday, July 16.
The Governors’ Cup Champs open the 72-game home schedule with an eight-game homestand, which features a rare weekend day game at the DBAP, as the Bulls host the G-Braves at 1:05pm on Sunday, April 6. Six other day games dot the home ledger, including the regular season finale at 1:05pm on Monday, September 1 against Norfolk. The 2014 home schedule features 11 Friday dates, 11 Saturdays and 13 Sundays.
The International League Champion Durham Bulls begin their Governors’ Cup title defense at the DBAP on April 3, 2014 against the Gwinnett Braves. Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home of the 2014 Triple-A All-Star Game, is in the midst of a $15 million renovation project. Season ticket and mini plan packages for the 2014 season are on sale now.
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