The Cape Cod Baseball League's Chatham Anglers today released their schedule
for the 2013 season, the 51st year of the Cape League's modern, the 129th overall, and the 91st season for Chatham at Veterans Field.
2013 Chatham Schedule
2013 CCBL Calendar [PDF]
Chatham will play its first game at Veterans Field on June 13, 2013.
For the second straight year, the Anglers will open up on the road in Wareham where they will take on the defending CCBL champion Gatemen on June 12, 2013. The A's will play their first home game at Veterans Field the next night against Falmouth at 7 pm. Chatham plays its next two games at home as well. The three game homestand from June 13-15 is the longest stretch of consecutive games that Chatham will play at home or away from Veterans Field.
Chatham's historic rivalry with Orleans will add another chapter when the Firebirds visit Veterans Field on June 23. Chatham travels to Eldredge Park on July 3. In 2013, the Anglers will have the honor of hosting Orleans of the Fourth of July. The A's knocked of Orleans on Independence Day last year by a 5-1 margin. The Anglers also play Orleans in back-to-back contests to close out the regular season on August 3 and 4 respectively.
The All-Star Game will take place on July 27 at Red Wilson Field, home of the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. Other than the day of the All-Star Game, there are ten scheduled off days in the 2013 CCBL season.
The playoffs, which feature the top four teams in each of the two divisions, will begin on August 6. Barring any postponements, the latest the playoffs will end is August 14.