O’Fallon Hoots Release 2023 Prospect League Schedule

Hoots open the 2023 regular season at home against the Cape Catfish on May 31

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, members of the Prospect League, today announced their 58-game 2023 summer schedule. The team will play 29 home games and 29 road games beginning with their Home Opener on Wednesday, May 31 against the Cape Catfish.

“May 31 will be here before we know it and I cannot wait to have the stands packed!” Hoots General Manager David Schmoll said. “Our players and coaches are eager to get here and our staff is hard at work preparing for the best summer of Hoots baseball.”

For the third consecutive season, the Hoots open their schedule at home against the Catfish. The schedule features four Fridays and five Saturday nights with theme nights and additional entertainment. Rounding out the schedule are three Tuesdays, four Wednesdays, six Thursdays and three Sundays. A full promotional calendar will be announced in the coming weeks including fireworks, character appearances and special performances.

The Hoots will see a healthy mix of opponents visiting CarShield Field in 2023. The Hoots will host the two newest Prospect League teams, the Jackson Rockabillys and the to-be-named Marion, Illinois franchise, for three games each in 2023 with Jackson first arriving on July 2 and Marion on July 5. The rivalry against the 2023 Runners Up Alton River Dragons continues this summer with five games in O’Fallon and six in Alton. The Hoots will play host to Cape for five games, Normal and Quincy for three, Springfield, Clinton and Illinois Valley for two games each and Burlington once.

Once again, the season will be broken up into two halves. The first half will end after all games played on July 1 with the first half division winner hosting the second half division winner in a one-game playoff to start the Prospect League playoffs.

All regular season, single home games will have a 6:35 p.m. first pitch. Doubleheaders will start at 5:35 p.m. and will feature two, seven-inning games. Tickets for doubleheader dates are valid for both games.

For up-to-the-minute information about the Hoots, visit ofallonhoots.com or follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About the O’Fallon Hoots

The O’Fallon Hoots began play in O’Fallon, Missouri in May 2020 after relocating from Hannibal, Missouri following the 2019 season. The Hoots provide fun and affordable things to do in the O’Fallon and St. Charles County areas.  For tickets, merchandise, or any team information, visit ofallonhoots.com.

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