A popular question that arises as the 2016 MLB season comes to a close, is when will the 2017 MLB schedule be released? In case you were not tracking, MLB actually released the master schedule for next season on September 14th, 2016. The 2017 regular season will begin with three games on April 2nd. These games will consist of the Yankees playing at Tampa Bay and the Giants playing at Arizona. The game times remain TBD, and ESPN will air both of these as well as the network’s annual Sunday Night Baseball Opening Night Game that will be selected by MLB in the upcoming weeks.
When is Opening Day for the Rest of MLB?
The primary Opening Day for MLB will be on Monday, April 3rd, 2017. There will be a total of nine overall divisional matchups intermixed in the 13 games that will be played on Monday. MLB is also treating us to an Interleague game between Boston and Pittsburgh celebrating the 1903 World Series when the two teams meet. The Reds will continue to hold their traditional game time/place on Monday that will be preceded by the Findlay Market Parade before they take on Philly at Great American Ball Park. MLB will hold seven games on Tuesday, April 4th, and all 30 MLB teams will be in action on Wednesday, April 5th. In the event you are looking for the regular season schedule of your favorite team, we will have them posted here for you to enjoy as the final details for the regular season schedule are wrapped up! Let’s enjoy some baseball.
When is the Last Day of the 2017 MLB Season?
The final day of the 2017 MLB season will be on Sunday, October 1st. There will be a total of 12 divisional games schedule for the last day of the season prior to the 2017 MLB Playoffs kicking off.
What are the other Major Dates in the 2017 MLB Schedule?
Other major dates in the 2017 MLB schedule include the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrio on Jackie Robinson Day on April 15th. This will also be the 20th anniversary of his number, 42, being retired throughout MLB. Some other key dates for the season include the 2017 MLB Draft that will take place on Monday, June 12th, and the 2017 MLB All Star game that will take place on July 11th in Miami.