Yakima Valley Pippins II

Yakima Herald-Republic file

YAKIMA, Wash. — Opening the 2020 season at home, the Yakima Valley Pippins will begin their season with a three-game series against four-time defending West Coast League champion Corvallis.

The series (and season) begins on Friday, June 5 at Yakima County Stadium.

That will be part of a 30-game home schedule that includes 27 games against WCL opponents.

Besides Corvallis, Yakima Valley will host Ridgefield, Cowlitz and Walla Walla from the South Division, and have home-and-home series against all five North Division opponents — Bellingham, Kelowna, Port Angeles, Victoria and Wenatchee.

The Pippins close out their home season against Port Angeles on Aug. 4-6.

The regular season ends on Aug. 9.

Home games Monday through Saturday begin at 6:35 p.m., except for special events such as fireworks, and Sunday games begin at 6:05 p.m.

Tickets are now available at the Hunky Shaw’s Team Shop at 12 S. Second St. in the Larson Building, by calling 509-575-4487, or online at PippinsTickets.com.

YAKIMA VALLEY 2020 SCHEDULE June

5-7: Corvallis; 8: Highline; 9-11: at Bellingham; 12-14: Victoria; 16-18: at Port Angeles; 19-21: at Bend; 23-25: Kelowna; 26-28: Wenatchee; 30-July 2: at Victoria.

July

3-5: Walla Walla; 7-9: Ridgefield; 10-12: at Kelowna; 14-16: Bellingham; 17: CCL Showcase; 18: NW Honkers; 21-23: at Corvallis; 24-26: Cowlitz; 28-30: at Walla Walla; 31-Aug. 2: at Portland.

August

4-6: Port Angeles; 7-9: at Wenatchee.