HAMILTON CARDINALS ANNOUNCE FIRST ROUND SCHEDULE
The Hamilton Cardinals in conjunction with the Intercounty Baseball League and Kitchener Panthers today announced the dates and times for the upcoming first round series between the Cardinals and Panthers. Hamilton finished the regular season in seventh place with an 8-28 while Kitchener finished the regular season in second place with a 27-10 record to earn home-field advantage in the first round of the 2016 IBL playoffs. During the regular season the Panthers swept the five game season series with the Cardinals.
This will be the third straight post season that Hamilton and Kitchener will face each other in the first round of the IBL playoffs. Last year the Panthers won the best of seven series four games to one. The seven game series will begin in Kitchener at Jack Couch Park on Thursday August 4th. Game two of the series will be held in Hamilton at Bernie Arbour Memorial Stadium on Saturday August 6th. First pitch for both games is slated for 7:30pm.
The following are the dates, along with locations and times, for the first-round playoff series between the Cardinals and the Panthers:
Game #1 - Thursday, August 4th - 7:30 PM - Hamilton at Kitchener (Jack Couch Park)
Game #2 - Saturday, August 6th - 7:30 PM - Kitchener at Hamilton (Bernie Arbour Stadium)
Game #3 - Sunday, August 7th - 7:00 PM – Hamilton at Kitchener (Jack Couch Park)
Game #4 - Tuesday, August 9th - 7:30 PM - Kitchener at Hamilton (Bernie Arbour Stadium)
*Game #5 – Thursday, August 11th – 7:30 PM – Hamilton at Kitchener (Jack Couch Park)
*Game #6 – Friday, August 12th – 7:30 PM – Kitchener at Hamilton (Bernie Arbour Stadium)
*Game #7 – Saturday, August 13th – 7:00 PM – Hamilton at Kitchener (Jack Couch Park)
* If necessary
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