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Friday, June 22, 2018

Omaha to host Tigers-Royals game as kickoff event for 2019 CWS

The Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals will play a regular-season game in Omaha the week the 2019 College World Series opens, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Mitch Sherman on Wednesday.

The collaboration between Major League Baseball and the NCAA to arrange a game as a kickoff event to the CWS was first reported by The Associated Press.

A news conference with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred is scheduled for Thursday at TD Ameritrade Park, the host site for the CWS.

The Tigers-Royals game would be held on Thursday, June 13 and would be the third game of a three-game series between the teams, with the first two games being played in Kansas City, the source told ESPN.

The move would be similar to the regular-season games played in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in conjunction with the Little League World Series.

 

Barry`s_Lazy_Boy Posted: June 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Brian Posted: June 22, 2018 at 10:40 AM (#5697760)
Shame they couldn't get a big league team.
   2. Stormy JE Posted: June 22, 2018 at 10:58 AM (#5697776)
Shame they couldn't get a big league team.
Hey, at least these are two teams with fans inside the Farm Belt.
   3. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: June 22, 2018 at 11:21 AM (#5697794)
As far as barnstorming ideas go, this is a really good one. CWS is a great event to attend, much more enjoyable than the convention like NCAA men's tournament. I've gone about 5 times, though always when it was at Rosenblatt.
   4. SoSH U at work Posted: June 22, 2018 at 11:35 AM (#5697811)
As far as barnstorming ideas go, this is a really good one. CWS is a great event to attend, much more enjoyable than the convention like NCAA men's tournament.


I agree this is a good idea. And the CWS is the sporting event I'd most like to attend.
   5. bfan Posted: June 22, 2018 at 12:56 PM (#5697904)
Oh boy, another gamer to get rained out in Omaha. At least with this one, there is another place to paly it when it gets scheduled because of a rain delay.

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