11/10/2014-The Las Cruces Vaqueros have released their 2015 schedule.
Excitement is high for the Vaqueros in 2015 as they will hold Spring Training in Alamogordo with familiar foes the White Sands Pupfish and the Roswell Invaders.
Below is a breakdown of their 70 game season in 71 days:
- The Vaqueros open the season in Alpine where the franchise began five years ago with a four game series with the Alpine Cowboys. The Alpine Cowboys beat the Vaqueros in the Championship series of 2012 which was the last time Las Cruces had a team in the Pecos League. The Cowboys are defending Pecos League Southern Division Champions.
- The Vaqueros home opener is May 24, they play home and home series with White Sands through the 27th.
- The Vaqueros then end the month and the Southern Division rotation by hosting the Roswell Invaders in Apodoca Park.
- The Vaqueros begin the month of June with their longest road trip. The Vaqueros play Santa Fe for four games in the Capital City before playing four games in Colorado against Trinidad.
- The Vaqueros return home for eight games against Alpine and Roswell at home before ending the Southern Division rotation with a home and home with White Sands.
- The Vaqueros host both Taos and Las Vegas for a total of eight games before going to Alpine for the final time of the year.
- The Vaqueros and White Sands split home and home for the 4th of July.
- The Vaqueros finish the season playing at Roswell, home for Alpine and home and home with White Sands before going to Roswell for six games.
- Playoffs will be at the conclusion of the season in the higher seed of the Southern Division.