The Texas Collegiate League is excited to release their updated expanded 2020 schedule today. This will mark the 17th season for the TCL and this season will feature some new faces as 5 Minor League Baseball affiliated ballparks will host teams for the 2020 year.
Some of the exciting new match-ups include New Double-A rivals Tulsa Drillers and Frisco Rough Riders facing off to open the first-ever TCL game in Oklahoma on June 30th. Amarillo will have a week-long battle between it’s two new TCL teams as the winners will conclude with bragging rights the week of July 21st.
Our new Triple-A partners in San Antonio and Round Rock will face off on July 10th to begin a home & away three-game series, while old foes Brazos Valley Bombers and Victoria Generals will celebrate the 4th of July at Riverside Stadium in Victoria as part of their three-game series.
“The potential for new and old rivals to meet and have serious bragging rights, while showcasing the best college baseball in the country is exciting”, said Uri Geva, TCL League President. “The opportunity to give our communities in Texas, Oklahoma & Louisiana some normalcy through America’s past time is a true honor and a blessing for the TCL” concluded Geva.
The teams will be divided into two divisions (North and South). The North Division will include Amarillo’s two teams, Frisco, Tulsa, and Texarkana while the South Division will include Round Rock, San Antonio, Brazos Valley, Victoria, and Acadiana.
The North vs. South matchups will include Tulsa vs. Victoria, Frisco vs. the 2019 TCL Champion Brazos Valley, the Acadiana Cane Cutters vs. the 2019 runner-ups from Texarkana; Round Rock & San Antonio will both face off their north rivels from Amarillo.
Each team will play a total of 30 regular-season games – 15 in their home city and 15 on the road – followed by a postseason. The postseason format will begin with a three-game divisional series played by the top two seeds from each division. The winner of each division will then face off in a winner-take-all championship game for the Gerald Haddock Trophy.
College Baseball is Coming – For more information about the league and the 2020 season, visit: www.tclbaseball.com. Follow the TCL on Twitter: @TCLBaseball