Playoff baseball comes to The Academy

The Pinkston Vikings baseball team is set to bring playoff baseball to the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, presented by Toyota.

April 30th, 2018

The Pinkston Vikings baseball team is set to bring playoff baseball to the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, presented by Toyota.

After practicing and playing all their home games at the Academy this season, the Vikings were among the 11 Dallas ISD schools to make the UIL Baseball Playoffs, finishing the regular season 12-12 overall and 8-2 in district play. 

The Vikings will face Decatur in the Bi-District Round, with the first game slated for Thursday, May 3, at Decatur. And the action returns to the Academy on Friday, May 4, when the two teams will square off on Oates Field. 

Additionally, the Academy will support playoff scheduling in the first round by hosting the contest between North Dallas and South Oak Cliff on Saturday, May 5. 

  

Potential playoff games to be played at the Academy in later rounds will be announced as that information becomes available.

The schedule for upcoming games at the Academy is below:

Bi-District Playoffs

May 4   4:00 p.m.   Decatur vs. Pinkston   Oates Field

May 4   7:00 p.m.   Decatur vs. Pinkston   Oates Field

May 5   2:00 p.m.   North Dallas vs. South Oak Cliff   Oates Field 

May 5   2:00/5:00 p.m.   North Dallas vs. South Oak Cliff   Oates Field

For games played at Oates Field, the address is 2303 Bickers St., Dallas, TX 75212. Parking is available behind the building. 

Entrance is free to all games.