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Press Release: Thunder Announce 2017 Schedule

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Press Release - July 21, 2016
Thunder Announce 2017 Schedule

With just a few weeks of fun remaining in the 2016 Thunder season, the team and the Eastern League announced the first look at the 2017 schedule this afternoon.

The Thunder will begin the 2017 campaign with a seven-game road trip and will celebrate Opening Night at ARM & HAMMER Park onThursday, April 13 against the Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox).

2017 will feature 10 straight home games against the rivals of the Thunder beginning on May 19 when the Portland Sea Dogs, Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia Phillies), and Binghamton Mets (New York Mets) all visit ARM & HAMMER Park. Reading travels to Trenton for three series' in 2017, May 22-25, July 4-6, and September 1-4. In all, the Thunder will host their rivals 23 times in the 2017 season.

The team will play 10 home games in April, 16 in May, 14 in June, 13 in July, 13 in August and four in September. The Thunder play 70 home games against all 11 Eastern League opponents. All affiliates between Eastern League teams and MLB Parent clubs will remain the same as 2016.

Mid-week day games will continue at ARM & HAMMER Park in 2017 with 10:30am "Education Day" games slated for Thursday April 20,Wednesday May 3, and Wednesday May 24. Special "Camp Day" games are scheduled for Wednesday July 26 and Wednesday August 16. The Thunder will also play their annual "Business Person's Special" at 2:00pm on Wednesday August 23 at ARM & HAMMER Park.

The schedule for fireworks dates and promotions for 2017 will be released at a later date.

Fans can join a waiting list for 2017 ticket packages by calling 609-394-3300.

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