Biloxi Shuckers

Biloxi Shuckers unveil 2017 schedule

Students from Stone Elementary get a first hand look at MGM Park on April 20, 2016. The Shuckers recently announced their 2017 schedule.
Students from Stone Elementary get a first hand look at MGM Park on April 20, 2016. The Shuckers recently announced their 2017 schedule. ttisbell@sunherald.com File

The Biloxi Shuckers released their official game schedule for the 2017 regular season on Wednesday. The 140-game schedule, featuring 70 home games and 70 road games over 151 days, begins Thursday, April 6 with game one of a five-game set against the Montgomery Biscuits. After an off day on April 11, the Shuckers will open the home schedule at MGM Park on Wednesday, April 12 against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.

Of the 70 home games, 10 will be in the opening month, 17 in May, 13 in June, 12 in July and 18 in August. Biloxi will face South Division opponents 90 times in 2017, and take on the North for 50 games. Both the Jacksonville Suns and Mississippi Braves appear 25 times on the schedule, with 15 contests against the Suns at MGM Park and 10 at home against the Braves.

Biloxi’s longest homestand will be 10 games, as the Shuckers host the Braves and Chattanooga Lookouts for five-game sets from May 13-22.

The Shuckers will once again host an Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 4 with the return of our fantastic Post-Game Fireworks!

The 2017 All-Star game will take place Tuesday, July 20 at a to be determined location and will split the first and second halves of the season.

Start times and promotions for the 2017 season will be announced at a later date. For more information, fans are encouraged to contact the Shuckers’ administrative offices at 228-233-3465.

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