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Hickory Crawdads Announce 2023 Schedule

The Hickory Crawdads reveal their 2023 game schedule. The ‘Dads will open at home on Thursday, April 6th against the Winston-Salem Dash.

The Crawdads will begin the season at LP Frans Stadium for the first time since the 2015 season. They will play a three-game series that will wrap up on Saturday evening and will take Easter Sunday off. The team will then head to Wilmington (Delaware) for their first road trip of the year.

The ‘Dads will play 132 games next season, 66 on the road and 66 at LP Frans Stadium. The Crawdads will hit the road for eleven series and will host twelve series, two of which will be three-game series. The ‘Dads will open with one of the three-game series. The team will also welcome the Greenville Drive for three days from Friday, July 14th through Sunday, July 16th following the league’s four days off to align with Major League Baseball’s All-Star Break.

Aside from the two three-game series exceptions, Crawdads home series will once again begin on a Tuesday and will run through Sunday. The Crawdads will not play on Mondays in 2023.

The Hudson Valley Renegades make their debut at LP Frans Stadium as the Yankees affiliate comes to Hickory from July 25th through July 30th.

In total the Crawdads will travel 4,846 miles between stadiums on nine road trips. In comparison, the team traveled 5,586 miles in 2022 on ten road trips.

Full and half season tickets are currently on sale for the 2023 season. For more information on season tickets please contact Kristen at Ticket books are also on sale and fans can purchase a limited time deal of 15 undated vouchers for $75, which is half off the day of game pricing.


Game times and the promotional schedule will be announced next spring.

Breakdown of the Crawdads opponents in 2023:

vs Northern Division – 24 Games (12 Home, 12 Away)

vs. Aberdeen – 6 Games (0 Home, 6 Away)

vs. Brooklyn – 0 Games (0 Home, 0 Away)

vs. Hudson Valley – 6 Games (6 Home, 0 Away)

vs. Jersey Shore – 6 Games (6 Home, 0 Away)

vs. Wilmington – 6 Games (0 Home, 6 Away)


vs. Southern Division – 108 Games (54 Home, 54 Away)

vs. Asheville – 18 Games (6 Home, 12 Away)

vs. Bowling Green – 18 Games (12 Home, 6 Away)

vs. Greensboro – 12 Games (6 Home, 6 Away)

vs. Greenville – 15 Games (9 Home, 6 Away)

vs. Rome – 12 Games (12 Home, 12 Away)

vs. Winston-Salem – 21 Games (9 Home, 12 Away)