LINCOLN – The Saltdogs will play a five-game exhibition schedule leading into the 2013 campaign, highlighted by the season-ticket holders party May 9 and a special “Border Wars” triple-header May 10 at Haymarket Park.

Lincoln’s first home exhibition game is set for Thursday, May 9 at 6:05 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to get to know the Saltdogs with special on-field introductions prior to the ballgame against the division-rival Sioux City Explorers.

Friday, May 10 is the “Border Wars” triple-header featuring the ‘Dogs, Wichita, and Kansas City. Lincoln will bookend the bragging-rights tilts, taking the diamond at 4:05 p.m. and 8 p.m. in seven-inning contests.

All tickets to Saltdogs home exhibition games at Haymarket Park will be $5, including entry to the “Border Wars” triple-header.

The Saltdogs open up the 2013 regular season Thursday, May 16 at Gary SouthShore RailCats.

The Lincoln home opener is May 23 against the defending champion Winnipeg Goldeyes. Single-game tickets will go on sale May 1.

To get your Saltdogs 5-Pack ticket plan today, call 474-2255 or visit

Full Exhibition Schedule:

May 7, 7:05 p.m.: Saltdogs at Kansas City T-Bones

May 9, 6:05 p.m.: Saltdogs vs. Sioux City Explorers (Haymarket Park)

Border Wars Triple-Header at Haymarket Park
May 10, 4:05 p.m.: Saltdogs vs. Kansas City T-Bones (7 innings)
May 10, 6 p.m: Kansas City T-Bones vs. Wichita Wingnuts (7 innings)
May 10, 8 p.m.: Saltdogs vs. Wichita Wingnuts (7 innings)

May 11, TBA: Saltdogs at Sioux City Explorers