October 27, 2021
For Immediate Release
Martinsville, VA – Celebrating 18 seasons in the Coastal Plain League in 2022, the Martinsville Mustangs will begin their newest campaign on the road on Thursday, May 26 against the Tri-City Chili Peppers before welcoming in Tri-City the following night, May 27 for the home opener at historic Hooker Fied.
“There is nothing quite like a fresh new slate and Opening Day in baseball,” team president Jason Davis said in a statement. “The Martinsville Mustangs players, coaching staff, management and most importantly our great fans look forward to the 2022 season.”
Per a CPL release, the league will return to a two division structure with two teams from each division making the playoffs (July 31 – Aug 6.) The East will be made up of Florence, Holly Springs, Morehead City, Peninsula, Tri-City, Wilmington and Wilson while the West will include Asheboro, Forest City, HP-Thomasville, Lexington County, Macon, Martinsville, Savannah and Spartanburg.
Highlights of the Mustangs’ 2022 slate include a July 4 home contest for the first time in nearly ten years, as well as two visits from the cross-division rival Holly Springs Salamanders. Martinsville will also travel to Ting Park in Holly Springs for the first time since 2018.
In addition to Martinsville’s 24-game home slate in the CPL, fans will be able to enjoy even more action at Hooker Field when the Mustangs host five exhibition games – including a holiday contest with the Catawba Valley Stars on Memorial Day, May 30 to kickoff a four-game homestand. The Mustangs will also welcome in the Carolina Disco Turkeys on June 1 and July 6.
View the entire schedule below and stay tuned to www.martinsvillemustangs.com as well as the organization’s social media channels. Follow the ‘Stangs on Facebook and Instagram @MartinsvilleMustangs and on Twitter @MvilleMustangs.