Wolverines to Host Ontario Blue Jays, Maize and Blue World Series

Sept. 19, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan baseball team will host its annual exhibition with the Ontario Blue Jays and end fall practice with a three-game intrasquad scrimmage, head coach Erik Bakich announced today (Wednesday, Sept. 19).

The Wolverines will meet up with the Blue Jays, a high-level summer baseball program from Ontario that competes in the Premier Baseball League of Ontario (PBLO), on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. at the Wilpon Complex, home of Ray Fisher Stadium. Admission is free to the 14-inning game. The contest does not count towards the team's 56-game slate in the spring. Admission also is free for the contest.

Michigan will then wrap up the fall schedule with a three-game intrasquad Maize and Blue World Series. The series starts Thursday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m. Game two is Friday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m., and the series ends on Sunday, Oct. 21, at noon.

The Wolverines, who started team practice this past Tuesday (Sept. 11), will announce their 2013 schedule later this fall.

Event Schedule

Date Event Time
Tuesday, Oct. 9 U-M vs. Ontario Blue Jays 4 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 18 Maize and Blue World Series Game 1 4 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 Maize and Blue World Series Game 2 4 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21 Maize and Blue World Series Game 3 Noon

Games at Ray Fisher Stadium

Contact: Kent Reichert (734) 763-4423

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