MIDLAND, Mich. – The Midwest League Champion Great Lakes Loons are pleased to announce their 2017 schedule that features 70 home games at Dow Diamond, along with the MWL All-Star Game on June 19-20. The Loons will open the season against the Lansing Lugnuts in Midland on April 6-7 and close out 2017 at home against the Lake County Captains on Sept. 2-4.
For the second time since the team’s inception, the Loons will play host to the Midwest League’s all-star game in 2017. The one other time the game came to mid-Michigan was in 2008. The festivities will take place over two days on Monday and Tuesday of the mid-season break.
Opening Day at Dow Diamond will be Thursday, April 6, the start of a four-game, home-and-home series with the Lugnuts to kick off the season. First pitch will be at 6:05 p.m. with the Loons Opening Day Celebration featuring a parade down Main St. taking place prior to gates opening.