Red Sox Will Host Cubs, Brewers, And Padres Next Season

RED SOX ANNOUNCE 2011 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE;

WILL HOST CUBS, BREWERS AND PADRES IN INTERLEAGUE PLAY

–Boston to play two exhibition games in Houston at the conclusion of 2011 Spring Training–

 

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox are scheduled to open the 2011 season on the road against the Texas Rangers on Friday, April 1 with a three-game set at the Ballpark in Arlington.  The club will then travel to Cleveland to take on the Indians before returning to Boston for the 2011 Home Opener at Fenway Park against the New York Yankees on Friday, April 8.  The Red Sox will also play two exhibition games against the Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston at the conclusion of the 2011 Spring Training season, Wednesday, March 30 beginning at 8:05 p.m. ET/7:05 p.m. CT and Thursday, March 31 at 1:35 p.m. ET/12:35 p.m. CT. 

 

The Red Sox are scheduled to play a total of 72 games with their American League East Division rivals, 18 each with Baltimore, New York, Tampa Bay and Toronto. Following the first series versus the Yankees in Boston, the Red Sox will host New York from August 5-7 and again from August 30-September 1 at Fenway Park.  Boston will visit Yankee Stadium three times this season, May 13-15, June 7-9, and September 23-25.

 

Boston will have 18 games, all three-game series, against National League opponents, hosting the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers and San Diego Padres and traveling to Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Houston.

 

After the club's Home Opener versus New York, Boston will host the Tampa Bay Rays and the Toronto Blue Jays to complete a 10-game homestand from April 8-18.  The Sox will host a season-high 11-game homestand April 29-May 9, taking on the Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Minnesota Twins.

 

The Red Sox complete 2011 schedule is attached. Game times for the 2011 season will be finalized and announced at a later date. All dates included in the attached schedule are subject to change.  

 

RED SOX 2011 SCHEDULE BY OPPONENTS BREAKDOWN

 

Team                                      Home              Road

Baltimore Orioles                    9                      9

Chicago White Sox                 3                      3

Cleveland Indians                   4                      6

Detroit Tigers                          2                      4

Kansas City Royals                 4                      4

Los Angeles Angels                4                      4

Minnesota Twins                     4                      3

New York Yankees                9                      9

Oakland Athletics                   6                      2

Seattle Mariners                      6                      3

Tampa Bay Rays                     9                      9

Texas Rangers                         3                      7

Toronto Blue Jays                   9                      9                 

 

Interleague Games

Chicago Cubs                          3                      0

Houston Astros                       0                       3

Milwaukee Brewers                3                       0

Philadelphia Phillies                0                       3

Pittsburgh Pirates                    0                       3

San Diego Padres                    3                      0

 

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