The Tri City ValleyCats open up their 2022 Frontier League season on the road Thursday against the Florence Y'Alls. The Y'Alls are from Kentucky and one of 8 new teams, for a total of 16, that will travel to Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy this summer. The Frontier League is one of the premier independent professional baseball leagues and is a partner with Major League Baseball.

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Former MLB slugger Pete Incaviglia returns for his second season at the helm of the 'Cats. Incaviglia joined The Drive with Charlie & Dan on Thursday prior to their opener on the road. The skipper is confident in this year's roster and is looking forward to a great season. Closer Trey Cochran-Gill returns to anchor the bullpen. The former Auburn University standout, led the team with 24 saves last year.

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The 'Cats have their home opener on Tuesday, May 17th at 6:30pm at Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy. It's the first game of a six day home-stand and there are awesome post-game fireworks. Good tickets are about $10 and parking is free. Concession prices are more than reasonable and the beer is generally ice cold. Team President, Rick Murphy and General Manager Matt Callahan are pros and run a tremendous, fan friendly, family oriented fun atmosphere, game after game.

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The complete ValleyCats schedule is below. New teams, besides Florence, will be the Schaumburg Boomers, the Gateway Grizzlies and Tuesday's opponent, the Lake Erie Crushers. This will be a fantastic year for the 'Cats at the Joe. Don't miss it.

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