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K-Mets release 2013 Appy League schedule

staff report • Mar 7, 2013 at 11:31 AM

The Kingsport Mets have released their schedule for the 2013 Appalachian League season.The Mets will play 68 scheduled games, including 34 at home, from June through August. The Mets open up at home with a three-game series against the Johnson City Cardinals, June 20-22. The 2013 season concludes with a three-game home series, Aug. 28-30, when they host the Bluefield Blue Jays. Weekday home games begin at 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday games start at 6 p.m., unless otherwise noted.The Mets play five home games in June, host 11 games in July, and play the bulk of their home schedule in August with 18 games at Hunter Wright Stadium. They have a nine-game homestand, the longest of the season, Aug. 12-20.Season tickets are $120 for reserved seats and $70 for general admission. Single-game tickets are $6 for reserved seats and $4 for general admission. Children 12 and under, seniors and those with a military ID can buy a general admission ticket for $3 per game. Group rates are also available.In addition to the Kingsport Mets, the Appalachian League includes the: Bluefield Blue Jays, Burlington Royals, Danville Braves, Princeton Rays, Pulaski Mariners, Bristol White Sox, Elizabethton Twins, Greeneville Astros and Johnson City Cardinals.In 2012, the Mets finished in fourth place with a 23-43 overall record, including 15 victories at home. The Mets have won the Appalachian League championship twice in their history, 1988 and 1995. The 1995 championship came in the K-Mets' inaugural season at Hunter Wright Stadium.For more information on the 2013 Kingsport Mets season, contact the Kingsport Mets office at (423) 224-2626, email at info@kmets.com or log on to www.kmets.com.

June20-22: Johnson City23-25: at Bristol26-28: at Greeneville29-30: Elizabethton

July1: Elizabethton2: OFF3: Greeneville4-6: at Johnson City7-9: Greeneville10-12: at Danville13-15: at Burlington16: OFF17-19: Danville20-22: at Princeton23-25: Elizabethton26-28: at Bristol29-31: at Elizabethton

August1-3: Johnson City4: at Greeneville5: OFF6-8: Pulaski9-11: at Greeneville12-14: Princeton15-17: Bristol18-20: Burlington21: OFF22-24: at Bluefield25-27: at Pulaski28-30: Bluefield

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