The Metrodome is under demolition, meaning the Gophers baseball team won’t play a home game until the weather warms just a bit more. Right now that’s scheduled to be March 26 against St. John’s (Minn.). Until then the Gophers will be:
• Playing 19 consecutive road games, beginning Friday against Northern Illinois in Glendale, Ariz.
• Playing in six different states — on the road six consecutive weekends.
• Flying more than 13,000 miles.
• Playing in all four continental U.S. time zones in the first five weeks of the season.
• Spending 22 nights away from home in first six weeks.
• Will be on the road 10 of 14 regular-season weekends.
The good news is, they won’t be:
• Playing anyone currently ranked nationally until May (Florida State and Indiana). February and March nonconference opponents Coastal Carolina and Sacramento State received votes in some polls.
|Atlanta - LP: J. Walden||4||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: H. Rondon||5|
|Washington - LP: J. Zimmermann||2||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - WP: A. Burnett||6|
|Chicago WSox - LP: H. Noesi||4||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: C. Kluber||7|
|NY Yankees - LP: A. Warren||2||FINAL|
|Baltimore - WP: T. McFarland||3|
|Pittsburgh - LP: T. Watson||5||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - WP: C. Partch||6|
|Miami - LP: H. Alvarez||1||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: Z. Wheeler||7|
|Toronto - WP: A. Loup||8||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: G. Balfour||5|
|LA Angels - WP: G. Richards||3||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: N. Tepesch||0|
|St. Louis - WP: P. Neshek||7||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: F. Rodriguez||6|
|Boston - WP: J. Lackey||8||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: S. Feldman||3|
|Detroit - WP: A. Sanchez||2||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: D. Duffy||1|
|Minnesota - LP: K. Johnson||2||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: J. De La Rosa||6|
|San Diego - WP: J. Hahn||6||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - LP: D. Haren||3|
|Oakland - LP: J. Samardzija||2||FINAL|
|Seattle - WP: F. Hernandez||3|
|Arizona - LP: M. Bolsinger||0||FINAL|
|San Francisco - WP: T. Lincecum||5|
|Brt Columbia||8:30 PM|
|Edmonton||7/17/14 7:30 PM|
|Toronto||7/18/14 6:00 PM|
|Hamilton||7/18/14 9:00 PM|
|Montreal||7/19/14 6:00 PM|