Boise Hawks draw defending champ for 2017 opener

Boise’s 30th minor-league baseball season begins June 15 at reigning Northwest League champion Spokane.

Boise’s home opener at Memorial Stadium is June 20 against the Eugene Emeralds, and the Hawks wrap up their 2017 schedule at home Sept. 3 against Hillsboro.

All 38 home games will begin at 7:15 p.m.

The Hawks are the short-season affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.