On Thursday, the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) released its 2013 schedule for their upcoming season.
“We’re looking forward to the 2013 season,” Commissioner Chris Hall said in the league’s press release. “We continue to work toward improving the level of talent and competition in the league. We also strive toward strengthening our ties within the community, and offering the most exciting, fan friendly baseball experience in New England.”
According to the release, each team in the league will play 54 games (27 home, 27 road), and the season will officially commence on June 5. The regular season will conclude on August 8, which will be followed by a three-round playoff system. The top two teams will earn byes, while the third, fourth, fifth and sixth will play a three-game series to determine which team will advance.
Also, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, will host the second annual FCBL All-Star Game, which will be hosted by the Pittsfield Suns. The date of the game is July 25, and according to the league’s website, more information on that particular contest will be released in a few weeks.
Five Massachusetts teams compete in this leagues and their schedules for the 2013 season have been linked below: