Durham Bulls enter home opener amid excitement following historic 2021 season

11 April 2022

— With the conclusion of March Madness ending an exciting chapter during the Triangle’s sports calendar, another stage to set to continue all summer at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

The Durham Bulls are set to open their home slate on Tuesday against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp.

There will be numerous festivities and promotions to celebrate, including post-game fireworks. The Holderness family, who live in the Triangle and have numerous viral YouTube videos, will be there for a ceremonial first pitch. Wool E. Bull will also be on hand to pump up young fans for the start of the season.

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First pitch is scheduled for 6:35. As of Monday morning, tickets were still available. The Bulls will be home through Sunday as part of a six-game homestand.

Weather-wise, things look great! Tuesday’s forecast calls for a high temperature of 82 with rain staying away.

The Bulls were named Baseball America’s 2021 Minor League Team of the Year after winning the regular season Triple-A National Championship title. The Bulls, boasting a lineup with MLB’s top prospect in Wander Franco, had the best overall regular season record among all 30 Triple-A teams. They finished the season 86-44 with a franchise-best .661 winning percentage.

The Bulls carry a 2-4 record after a six-game series with the Nashville Sounds.

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