Freedom Pro Baseball League Games

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Did you know Peoria has its own professional baseball team?

The Peoria Explorers are one of four teams in the Freedom Pro Baseball League, which continues play through the end of August.

The Explorers feature some familiar faces in the dugout and in the field. Former USC standout Brett Jenkins is the Explorers’ manager and his brother, former Milwaukee Brewers star Geoff Jenkins, is the assistant coach.

And Peoria recently signed Joey Gathright, who played for four teams over a seven-year Major League career.

Here’s a rundown of the Explorers’ home games, all played at the Peoria Sports Complex:

  • June 13-16 vs. Prescott Federals
  • June 20 vs. Phoenix Prospectors
  • June 23 vs. Phoenix Prospectors
  • July 6-7 vs. Phoenix Prospectors
  • July 25-28 vs. Phoenix Prospectors
  • August 8-11 vs. Prescott Federals
  • August 20-25 vs. Phoenix Prospectors
  • August 28-31 – Playoffs and Championship

Games are at 7:05. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children, seniors and military. Gates open one hour prior to first pitch.

For more information, visit the Freedom Pro League’s website.