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Legends set times for all 2016 home games

Herald-Leader Staff Report

The Lexington Legends announced start times Thursday for all 70 of their home baseball games this season, plus the 2016 South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

The Legends, the Class A affiliate of the World Series champion Kansas City Royals, open their 16th season in Lexington on April 7 with a 7:05 p.m. home game against the Lakewood BlueClaws, an affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Lexington will host the 2016 South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 21. First pitch is 7:05 p.m.

Home games this season scheduled for Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays will begin at 7:05 p.m. Saturday games will start at 6:35 p.m., and Sunday games will get underway at 2:05 p.m., except for July 3, when the game will start at 6:35 p.m.

Education Day games will be played at 10:05 a.m. on April 13, May 18 and May 25, all Wednesdays.

Except for the three Education Day games, all Wednesday home games will begin at 12:35 p.m.

Fireworks shows are scheduled for opening night, as well as April 9; May 6 and 14; June 3 and 4; July 2, 3, 9, 16 and 23; and August 5, 6 and 20.

The schedule features 11 home games in April, 15 in May, 12 in June, 15 in July and 17 in August.

2016 Lexington Legends schedule

Home games in capital letters

April 7 – LAKEWOOD, 7:05 p.m.

April 8 – LAKEWOOD, 7:05 p.m.

April 9 – LAKEWOOD 6:35 p.m.

April 10 – LAKEWOOD, 2:05 p.m.

April 11 – AUGUSTA, 7:05 p.m.

April 12 – AUGUSTA, 7:05 p.m.

April 13 – AUGUSTA, 10:05 a.m.

April 14 – at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

April 15 – at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

April 16 – at West Virginia, 2:05 p.m.

April 17 – at West Virginia, 2:05 p.m.

April 18 – at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

April 19 – at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

April 20 – at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

April 21 – WEST VIRGINIA, 7:05 p.m.

April 22 – WEST VIRGINIA, 7:05 p.m.

April 23 – WEST VIRGINIA, 6:35 p.m.

April 24 – WEST VIRGINIA, 2:05 p.m.

April 26- at Columbia, TBA

April 27 – at Columbia, TBA

April 28 – at Columbia, TBA

April 29 – at Hickory, 7 p.m.

April 30 – at Hickory, 6 p.m.

May 1 – at Hickory 3 p.m.

May 2 – at Hickory 10:30 a.m.

May 4 - DELMARVA, 12:35 p.m.

May 5 – DELMARVA, 7:05 p.m.

May 6 - DELMARVA, 7:05 p.m.

May 7 – at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

May 8 – at Greensboro 4 p.m.

May 9 – at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

May 10 – at Greensboro 10:45 a.m.

May 12 – CHARLESTON, 7:05 p.m.

May 13 – CHARLESTON, 7:05 p.m.

May 14 – CHARLESTON, 6:35 p.m.

May 15 – CHARLESTON, 2:05 p.m.

May 16 – HICKORY, 7:05 p.m.

May 17 – HICKORY, 7:05 p.m.

May 18 – HICKORY, 10:05 a.m.

May 19 – at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

May 20 – at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

May 21 – at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

May 22 – at Greenville 4:05 p.m.

May 23 – KANNAPOLIS, 7:05 p.m.

May 24 – KANNAPOLIS, 7:05 p.m.

May 25 – KANNAPOLIS 10:05 a.m.

May 26 – at Hagerstown, 7:05 p.m.

May 27 – at Hagerstown, 7:05 p.m.

May 28 – at Hagerstown, 7:05 p.m.

May 29 – at Hagerstown, 2:05 p.m.

May 30 – GREENSBORO, 7:05 p.m.

May 31 – GREENSBORO, 7:05 p.m.

June 1 – GREENSBORO, 12:35 p.m.

June 2 – ROME, 7:05 p.m.

June 3 – ROME, 7:05 p.m.

June 4 – ROME, 6:35 p.m.

June 6 – at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.

June 7 – at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.

June 8 – at Lakewood, 11:05 a.m.

June 9 – at Hagerstown, 7:05 p.m.

June 10 – at Hagerstown, 7:05 p.m.

June 11 - at Hagerstown, 7:05 p.m.

June 12 – at Hagerstown, 2:05 p.m.

June 13 – WEST VIRGINIA, 7:05 p.m.

June 14 – WEST VIRGINIA, 7:05 p.m.

June 15 – WEST VIRGINIA, 12:35 p.m.

June 16 – at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

June 17 – at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

June 18 – at Augusta, 6:05 p.m.

June 19 – at Augusta 5:05 p.m.

June 21 – SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME, 7:05 p.m.

June 23 – HAGERSTOWN, 7:05 p.m.

June 24 – HAGERSTOWN, 7:05 p.m.

June 25 – HAGERSTOWN, 6:35 p.m.

June 26 – HAGERSTOWN, 2:05 p.m.

June 27 – at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

June 28 – at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

June 29 – at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

June 30 – ROME, 7:05 p.m.

July 1 – ROME, 7:05 p.m.

July 2 – ROME, 6:35 p.m.

July 3 – ROME, 6:35 p.m.

July 4- at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

July 5 – at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

July 6 – at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

July 7 – GREENVILLE, 7:05 p.m.

July 8 – GREENVILLE, 7:05 p.m.

July 9 – GREENVILLE, 6:35 p.m.

July 10 – GREENVILLE, 2:05 p.m.

July 12 – at Kannapolis, TBA

July 13 – at Kannapolis, TBA

July 14 – at Kannapolis, TBA

July 15 – ASHEVILLE, 7:05 p.m.

July 16 – ASHEVILLE, 6:35 p.m.

July 17 – ASHEVILLE 2:05 p.m.

July 18 – ASHEVILLE, 7:05 p.m.

July 20 – at Rome, 7 p.m.

July 21 – at Rome, 7 p.m.

July 22 – at Rome, 7 p.m.

July 23 – COLUMBIA, 6:35 p.m.

July 24 – COLUMBIA, 2:05 p.m.

July 25 – COLUMBIA, 7:05 p.m.

July 26 – COLUMBIA, 7:05 p.m.

July 28 – at Charleston, TBA

July 29 – at Charleston, TBA

July 30 – at Charleston, TBA

July 31 – at Charleston, TBA

Aug. 1 – at Rome, 7 p.m.

Aug. 2 – at Rome, 7 p.m.

Aug. 3 – at Rome 1 p.m.

Aug. 4 – HICKORY, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 5 – HICKORY, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 6 – HICKORY, 6:35 p.m.

Aug. 7 – HICKORY, 2:05 p.m.

Aug. 8 – ASHEVILLE, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 9 – ASHEVILLE, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 10 – ASHEVILLE, 12:35 p.m.

Aug. 11 – at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 12 – at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 13 – at Augusta, 6:05 p.m.

Aug. 14 – at Augusta 5:05 p.m.

Aug. 16 – WEST VIRGINIA, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 17 – WEST VIRGINIA, 12:35 p.m.

Aug. 18 – WEST VIRGINIA, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 19 – HAGERSTOWN, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 20 – HAGERSTOWN, 6:35 p.m.

Aug. 21 – HAGERSTOWN, 2:05 p.m.

Aug. 22 – HAGERSTOWN, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 23 – at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 24 – at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 25 – at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 26- at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 27 – at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 28 – at Delmarva 5:05 p.m.

Aug. 30 – AUGUSTA, 7:05 p.m.

Aug. 31 – AUGUSTA (doubleheader) 5:05 p.m.

Sept. 2 – at Hickory, 7 p.m.

Sept. 3 – at Hickory, 7 p.m.

Sept. 4 – at Hickory 5 p.m.

Sept. 5 – at Hickory 1 p.m.

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