The Butte Miners and Muckers will open the American Legion Baseball season this weekend in the Bitterroot Valley.
The Miners will take on the Bitterroot Bucks in a 1 p.m. non-conference doubleheader Saturday. The club will face the Bitterroot Red Sox in a twin bill set for 1 on Sunday.
The Muckers will take on the Bitterroot Red Sox B in a 5:30 p.m. doubleheader Saturday. They’ll play the Bucs B in a double dip at noon on Sunday.
This season will see the Miners move down to compete in the Southern A Division. Jeff LeProwse is back to lead the Miners.
Matt Esquibel will lead the Muckers, who will play a B schedule. The Butte program will also included a Muckers B team that will play a limited schedule beginning May 19.
The Miners’ first home action will by on Friday, May 10 when the Dillon Cubs come to town for a non-conference seven-inning game at Three Legends Stadium.
The first home game for the Muckers will be Saturday, May 11 against the Bitterroot Bucs.
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