Highlights of this year’s amateur schedule include the return of the First Pitch Invitational, the 2020 Southern Conference Baseball Championship and appearances by some of South Carolina’s top high school programs.
“We are thrilled to announce the details of the 2020 College Baseball Series,” said Drive General Manager Eric Jarinko. “This is a great way for our fans to see a number of talented young players before they become household names in professional baseball, while getting ready for another successful season of Drive baseball.”
Tickets for all college games not involving Clemson or South Carolina will be $9, and those tickets are general admission. Tickets for games involving Clemson or South Carolina will be sold at regular tiered pricing ranging from $8-$12. All tickets for high school games at Fluor Field are $7 general admission tickets.
The 2020 slate kicks off with a four-game series between Michigan State and Merrimack from February 21-23. Friday’s contest is slated for a 4:00 PM first pitch, followed by a Saturday doubleheader that begins at 1:00 PM. The series concludes on Sunday with a 1:00 PM first pitch.
The First Pitch Invitational runs from Friday, February 28 through Sunday, March 1, and four teams will be participating. Michigan State will be joined for the weekend by the Ball State Cardinals, the Kansas Jayhawks and the Western Carolina Catamounts.