Giants will open 2013 season on road against rival Dodgers

Getty Images File PhotoSee bottom of article for full Giants 2013 schedule.

Getty Images File PhotoSee bottom of article for full Giants 2013 schedule.

While the Giants are still focused on their push for the National League West title, they learned who and where they will play their games next season as Major League Baseball announced the 2013 schedule Wednesday.

The Giants will open the 2013 season on the road against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on April 2 before coming home April 5 for their home opener at AT&T Park against the St. Louis Cardinals.

San Francisco is set up to play the American League East in interleague play, which will include home and road series against the Toronto Blue Jays, home series against the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles and road series against the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees.

The Giants will only play the cross-Bay rival A’s four times next year, with the series taking place May 27 and May 28 at AT&T Park, before shifting to the Coliseum May 29 and May 30.

The Houston Astros’ move to the American League creates a schedule that includes at least one interleague game every day, and 19 divisional games for all teams. The World Baseball Classic is also scheduled to return during spring training.

The ESPN “Sunday Night Baseball” opener is March 31, with teams to be determined, then 12 Opening Day games scheduled for April 1.

APRIL

2    at L.A. Dodgers
3    at L.A. Dodgers
4    at L.A. Dodgers
5    St. Louis
6    St. Louis
7    St. Louis
8    Colorado
9    Colorado
10    Colorado
11    at Chicago Cubs
12    at Chicago Cubs
13    at Chicago Cubs
14    at Chicago Cubs
16    at Milwaukee
17    at Milwaukee
18    at Milwaukee
19    San Diego
20    San Diego
21    San Diego
22    Arizona
23    Arizona
24    Arizona
26    at San Diego
27    at San Diego
28    at San Diego
29    at Arizona
30    at Arizona

MAY

1    at Arizona
3    L.A. Dodgers
4    L.A. Dodgers
5    L.A. Dodgers
6    Philadelphia
7    Philadelphia
8    Philadelphia
9    Atlanta
10    Atlanta
11    Atlanta
12    Atlanta
14    at Toronto
15    at Toronto
16    at Colorado
17    at Colorado
18    at Colorado
19    at Colorado
20    Washington
21    Washington
22    Washington
24    Colorado
25    Colorado
26    Colorado
27    A’S
28    A’S
29    at A’S
30    at A’S
31    at St. Louis

JUNE

1    at St. Louis
2    at St. Louis
4    Toronto
5    Toronto
7    at Arizona
8    at Arizona
9    at Arizona
11    at Pittsburgh
12    at Pittsburgh
13    at Pittsburgh
14    at Atlanta
15    at Atlanta
16    at Atlanta
17    San Diego
18    San Diego
19    San Diego
20    Miami
21    Miami
22    Miami
23    Miami
24    L.A. Dodgers
25    L.A. Dodgers
26    L.A. Dodgers
28    at Colorado
29    at Colorado
30    at Colorado

JULY

1    at Cincinnati
2    at Cincinnati
3    at Cincinnati
4    at Cincinnati
5    L.A. Dodgers
6    L.A. Dodgers
7    L.A. Dodgers
8    N.Y. Mets
9    N.Y. Mets
10    N.Y. Mets
11    at San Diego
12    at San Diego
13    at San Diego
14    at San Diego
19    Arizona
20    Arizona
21    Arizona
22    Cincinnati
23    Cincinnati
24    Cincinnati
26    Chicago Cubs
27    Chicago Cubs
28    Chicago Cubs
30    at Philadelphia
31    at Philadelphia

AUGUST

1    at Philadelphia
2    at Tampa Bay
3    at Tampa Bay
4    at Tampa Bay
5    Milwaukee
6    Milwaukee
7    Milwaukee
8    Milwaukee
9    Baltimore
10    Baltimore
11    Baltimore
13    at Washington
14    at Washington
15    at Washington
16    at Miami
17    at Miami
18    at Miami
19    Boston
20    Boston
21    Boston
22    Pittsburgh
23    Pittsburgh
24    Pittsburgh
25    Pittsburgh
26    at Colorado
27    at Colorado
28    at Colorado
30    at Arizona
31    at Arizona

SEPTEMBER

1    at Arizona
2    at San Diego
3    at San Diego
4    at San Diego
5    Arizona
6    Arizona
7    Arizona
8    Arizona
9    Colorado
10    Colorado
11    Colorado
12    L.A. Dodgers
13    L.A. Dodgers
14    L.A. Dodgers
15    L.A. Dodgers
17    at N.Y. Mets
18    at N.Y. Mets
19    at N.Y. Mets
20    at N.Y. Yankees
21    at N.Y. Yankees
22    at N.Y. Yankees
24    L.A. Dodgers
25    L.A. Dodgers
26    L.A. Dodgers
27    San Diego
28    San Diego
29    San Diego

 

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