Flying Squirrels clinch playoff spot

The team will open the series at home on Tuesday, Sept. 19
The Flying Squirrels placed second in Thursday’s Southwest Division in this year’s Eastern League.
Published: Sep. 14, 2023 at 9:33 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2023 at 3:43 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) -The Richmond Flying Squirrels have made the 2023 playoffs!

The Flying Squirrels placed second in the Southwest Division in the Eastern League.

“For the first time ever, the Flying Squirrels have made the playoffs two years in a row,” Flying Squirrels CEO Todd “Parney” Parnell said in a news release. “This year, we head into the postseason as one of the hottest teams in the minor leagues. We love to see the excitement building in RVA, and we are ready for that electric postseason atmosphere that fans at The Diamond do better than anywhere in the country.”

The Flying Squirrels will host Game 1 of the Southwest Division Series on Tuesday, Sept. 19, as they take on the Erie SeaWolves.

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The two teams faced off last year in the Divison Series.

Game 2 and (if necessary) Game 3 will be played in Erie on Thursday and Friday.

If the Flying Squirrels win the Division Series, they will host Game 2 of the Eastern League Championship Series on Tuesday, Sept. 26 and, if necessary, Game 3 on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at The Diamond.