The new Brainerd franchise in the Northwoods League will open its first season May 28 against the St. Cloud River Bats at 7:05 p.m. at Mills Field.
Brainerd will play all of its home games at 7:05 p.m. with the exception of Sundays when games will start at 1 p.m. The July 4 game at Mills Field against Thunder Bay will begin at 12:05 p.m.
The first half of the season will end July 2. Thunder Bay will host the league's 15th annual all-star game July 21.
Best-of-three divisional playoff series will begin Aug. 11. Winners advance to the best-of-three NWL Championship Series that will open Aug. 14.
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