All games will begin at 3 p.m. 5:40 pm ET, at ET), the Brewers at the Cubs (7:10 p.m. (The original schedule called for the AL East to face the NL Central, the AL Central to face the NL West and the AL West to face the NL East). Major League Baseball today announced the game times for its master 2020 regular season schedule, which will begin with all 30 Major League Clubs playing on Opening Day on Thursday, March 26th. That now rises to 67%. Major League Baseball is back. #MLBTonight pic.twitter.com/DRTU0n7Kdn, Stay tuned...#NATITUDE pic.twitter.com/uYlXXEDAHS, MLB's regular season begins on July 23rd with two great matchups. For the sixth season in a row, every game on the final scheduled day of the regular season will begin at 3 p.m. As part of the league's remade schedule, teams will be limited to only playing their division rivals and geographical counterparts. Here is a more detailed breakdown of the revised 60-game schedules, which will run through Sept. 27. First, the Nats will host the Yankees at 7:08 p.m. MLB is set to release each team's full 60-game schedule over the next hour. 6:19 pm ET, at Major League Baseball will play regular-season games in Mexico City for the first time in 2020. July 24, 2020: First game at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Rockies vs. Rangers at 8 p.m. All Rights Reserved. The final day of the 2020 regular season is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 27. Today we look at the first 20 games, and just how this team is going to have to fare in order to have to get off to a quick start in the short season. ET, in a matchup that could showcase Gerrit Cole making his Bombers debut against three-time Cy Young winner Max Scherzer. Each club’s slate of 60 games includes 40 against opponents from its own division (10 apiece), plus 20 spread among those from the opposite league’s corresponding geographical division (East vs. East, Central vs. Central and West vs. West). That date is the anniversary of the March on Washington in 1963, as well as the date in 1945 when Branch Rickey met with Jackie Robinson to discuss his future in the big leagues. ET. Oh, and let's not forget about that lightning in July. The matchups include:Braves-Mets at 4:10 p.m. Tigers-Reds at 6:10 p.m. Blue Jays-Rays at 6:40 p.m. Marlins-Phillies at 7:05 p.m. Royals-Indians at 7:10 p.m. Brewers-Cubs at 7:10 p.m.Orioles-Red Sox at 7:30 p.m.Rockies-Rangers at 8:05 p.m.Twins-White Sox at 8:10 p.m. Pirates-Cardinals at 8:15 p.m. Mariners-Astros at 9:10 p.m.Diamondbacks-Padres at 9:10 p.m.Giants-Dodgers at 9:40 p.m.Angels-Athletics 10:10 p.m. July 23rd will be 'Opening Night' with Yankees-Nationals at 7 p.m. But now, the White Sox will be playing the Cardinals instead of the Yankees in Dyersville, Iowa -- the first MLB game ever played in the state. 20 Interleague games (10 home, 10 road)• Six games against the team’s natural Interleague rival (three home, three road)• Four games apiece against two other opponents in the corresponding division (two home, two road)• One three-game home series against a fourth opponent• One three-game road series against a fifth opponent. Find out the latest on your favorite Major League Baseball teams on CBSSports.com. Here is how their schedule will break down: 40 divisional games• 10 vs. BAL (4 home, 6 road)• 10 vs. BOS (7 home, 3 road)• 10 vs. TB (6 home, 4 road)• 10 vs. TOR (3 home, 7 road), 20 Interleague games• Six vs. NYM (3 home, 3 road)• Four vs. ATL (2 home, 2 road)• Four vs. PHI (2 home, 2 road)• Three vs. MIA (home)• Three vs. WSH (road), 2020 60-Game Yankees Schedule@CampingWorld pic.twitter.com/hq7qrYaH9x. The 60-game regular season sprint is set to finish on Sunday, Sept. 27. MLB has released the 2020 regular-season schedule. The first MLB game in 267 days. TBS also will begin its weekly Sunday coverage on July 26 with the finale of Yanks-Nats (1:05 p.m. . Here are some other highlights from the schedule: Aug. 13: Major League Baseball is still coming to Iowa this year. pic.twitter.com/jXH6OO8Doc, Following the pair of games on July 23, MLB-wide action begins on July 24. MLB's regular season begins on July 23rd with two great matchups. 6:02 pm ET, at 7:11 pm ET, at section: | slug: mlb-schedule-full-list-of-2020-opening-day-games-other-dates-to-circle-during-60-game-season | sport: baseball | route: live_blog_single | Opening Day of the 2020 campaign is scheduled to mark the first time since 1968 in which every team across the Majors plays their first game of the season on the same day. This yearâs championship series kicks off Tuesday at 8:09 p.m. 7:37 pm ET, at MLB at Field of Dreams presented by GEICO will take place, as scheduled, at 7:15 p.m. It’s a schedule that will look quite a bit different from before -- with an increased emphasis on geographical proximity -- but which will not lack for urgency or drama. A few other noteworthy highlights for the league's 60-game slate: Dates to remember. Source: CNN. 1. 2020 MLB season schedule: Nationals vs. Yankees to highlight prime-time slate on July 23, per report The first game of the new season will feature the champs against the Yankees ABC will air its first Major League Baseball games since 1995 when they start with the Twins taking on the Astros from Target Field on Tuesday â¦ The 2020 schedule, which Major League Baseball unveiled live on MLB Network on Monday night, features a tantalizing two-game Opening Night slate on the 23rd, broadcast on ESPN. 8:02 pm ET, at pic.twitter.com/KNdJgfFRui, The entire 2020 @MLB 60-game season was unveiled tonight on @MLBNetwork. MLB is continuing construction, and it's likely that the game will be forced to be held without any fans in attendance. So, the Cardinals will face the White Sox in the Aug. 13 game in Dyersville, Iowa. Max Scherzer started. Aug. 28: This will be the rescheduled date for the annual Jackie Robinson Day, which normally is celebrated throughout MLB on April 15, when every player dons Robinson’s universally retired No. Normally, the 30 MLB teams each play 162 games from late March or early April to late September or early October, followed by a postseason. Blue Jays' stadium in Buffalo hosts its first MLB game of 2020 The Blue Jays finally set flight in their temporary Buffalo home on Tuesday night. The two teams will face off at a newly constructed ballpark near the site from the film “Field of Dreams,” surrounded by corn fields. The 2019 postseason ended with the Nationals lifting the first World Series championship trophy in franchise history. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the season was reduced to just 60 games. pic.twitter.com/jXH6OO8Doc, Will your team start the season 1-0? (MLB x @CampingWorld) pic.twitter.com/HbtKgDzkUm, 2020 will be wild out West! Some Opening Day matchups have already leaked, including: Here's a full rundown about what we already know. MLB announced Tuesday that the Arizona Diamondbacks will play the San Diego Padres on â¦ In a typical 162-game schedule, those make up 47% of a team’s games. ET. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Robert Watkins. Appropriately, Aug. 28 is a significant date in the history of the country’s civil rights movement, marking the anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963 (which Robinson attended). 5:31 pm ET, issues with the league's coronavirus testing process, Our R.J. Anderson ranked each 2020 Opening Day matchup, MLB is still hoping to play at the "Field of Dreams" ballpark. calendar-2-9. The MLB Players Association (MLBPA) informed the league Tuesday that players will comply with commissioner Rob Manfred's imposed outline for a 60-game 2020 â¦ The 2020 schedule, which Major League Baseball unveiled live on MLB Network on Monday night, features a tantalizing. pic.twitter.com/D7jgNy3cm0, Matty V, Harold and Tom highlight some unique aspects of the 2020 schedule. 6:54 pm ET, at 6:13 pm ET, at Will your team start the season 1-0? The ballpark is being constructed at the "Field of Dreams" movie set, and was meant to hold up to 8,000 fans. The season’s first weekend will be packed with other national broadcasts as well. MLB Debuts - December 2020: There are no debuts for December 2020. On both ends of MLB's 2020 season, a positive COVID-19 test rocked the sport. The 2019 postseason ended with the Nationals lifting the first World Series championship trophy in franchise history. With the exception of each club’s natural Interleague rivalry matchup (Yankees-Mets, for example), those will now be different. He joined Joe Blanton (2008), Melvin Mora (1999), Don Gullett (â75), Mickey Lolich (â68), Frank Demaree (â32) and Rosy Ryan (â24) as the only players to hit their first homer in the postseason. ET) and Giants-Dodgers (10:08 p.m. Teams will play "regional" schedules in 2020. The 2020 Major League Baseball All-Star Game would have been the 91st Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Judgmental eyes sharply watched the pregame ceremonies, when everyone on the field kneeled with a long, black ribbon in hand before standing for the national anthem. 6:03 pm ET, at 5:39 pm ET, at That potential battle of aces will lead into the renewal of one of the sport’s fiercest rivalries, as the Dodgers launch their quest for an eighth consecutive National League West crown against the Giants at Dodger Stadium (10:08 p.m. Here are five takeaways from MLB releasing each team's 60-game slate. The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers will also face each other for 10 games in 2020, and seven of the games will be played in Los Angeles. ET). pic.twitter.com/YzvkdK76Uj, 2020 60-Game Yankees Schedule@CampingWorld pic.twitter.com/hq7qrYaH9x. ET), Giants-Dodgers (4:10 p.m. First, the Nats will host the Yankees at 7:08 p.m. 6:04 pm ET, at Months after Opening Day, Globe Life Field in Arlington finally opened for fans Monday, marking the first MLB game of 2020 where seats wouldnât be â¦ The MLB London Series was a two-year arrangement for Major League Baseball (MLB) to play a total of four regular season games at London Stadium in London, United Kingdom, in 2019 and 2020.Sponsored by Mitel, it was branded as Mitel & MLB Present London Series. Yankees-Nationals on a July 23 Opening Day (or night), Dodgers-Giants to follow Yankees-Nationals, Brewers-Cubs, Braves-Mets and more on July 24. The second day of the 2020 season will see a near-full slate of games, with the earliest game (Braves at Mets) set to begin at 4:10 p.m. The "Opening Night" on Thursday featured two games: Yankees at Nationals and Giants at Dodgers. On March 16, MLB announced that the season would â¦ Pache was a silver lining as the Braves dropped their first game of the 2020 playoffs in a series they still lead, 2-1. While Yankees-Nationals and Dodgers-Giants figure to get plenty of attention on July 23, the July 24 Opening Day slate has plenty of appealing matchups. Aug. 16: Major League Baseball will honor the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues. 6:32 pm ET, at They will play the following teams (in this order, courtesy MLB Network): pic.twitter.com/hRO1DYPn2C, Ladies and gentlemen, your 2020 60-Game Washington Nationals Schedule.#NATITUDE pic.twitter.com/F6yZQ2otmH, Are you ready? Baseball starved fans will have the opportunity to take in a host of nationally televised games over the first weekend of the sport's return. 40 divisional games (20 home, 20 road)• 10 games against each opponent, split between three series• Each of these matchups will have either one team playing seven games at home and three on the road, or six at home and four on the road. ET at Globe Life Field. Sept. 9: Roberto Clemente Day will be celebrated across MLB, honoring the on- and off-field legacy of the Hall of Famer. The other major difference is the Interleague pairings. ET to close out the season. ET) and Yankees-Nationals (7:15 p.m. But the schedule is set. Of course, with the compressed 60-game schedule, there is also an increased chance that tiebreaker games will be necessary to settle the postseason picture. 6:28 pm ET, at Here's the full Opening Day schedule (all times Eastern): Thursday, July 23 (Opening Night)New York Yankees 4, Washington Nationals 1 (Final/5 innings)Los Angeles Dodgers 8, San Francisco Giants 1. Cole vs. Scherzer. Gerrit Cole started. MLB will honor the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Negro Leagues on Aug. 16. Intradivision matchups will be on national display right from the beginning. In addition to the Dodgers-Giants clash on Opening Night, ESPN will broadcast five other games over the course of the season’s first weekend. These were the first MLB games ever played in Europe.. Best Matchups. The team will play all but one of their final seven series against teams that have lost 95 games or more in 2019. ET and Giants-Dodgers at 10 p.m. Each club will have six off-days, except for the four teams beginning the season on July 23. Opening Day games will continue on Friday, July 24th. Largest Long Term player contracts with teams (only) for athletes in MLB/NFL/NBA/Boxing:Pat Mahomes QB KC $450m ($140m guaranteed)Mike Trout CF LAA $426.5m (fully guaranteed)Carmelo Alvarez Boxing $365mBryce Harper RF PHL $330m (fully guaranteed). ET) and the Angels at the A’s (10:10 p.m. ET). The Yankees and Red Sox will face each other 10 times, with seven of those games scheduled to be played at Yankee Stadium. (The Nats and Yankees will be the only teams off on July 24.). MLB released its full schedule for the 60-game 2020 season earlier in the month, and all teams will start play either Thursday or â¦ 8:23 pm ET, at On July 23, the 2020 regular season will begin with Washington starting its title defense. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Hereâs how the timeline went, as â¦ #MLBTonight pic.twitter.com/DDEjT2DRwC. 42 jersey. Friday, July 24 (Opening Day)Atlanta Braves at New York Mets, 4:10 p.m.Detroit Tigers at Cincinnati Reds, 6:10 p.m.Toronto Blue Jays at Tampa Bay Rays, 6:40 p.m.Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies, 7:05 p.m.Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs, 7:10 p.m.Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians, 7:10 p.m.Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox, 7:30 p.m.Colorado Rockies at Texas Rangers, 8:05 p.m.Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals, 8:15 p.m.Seattle Mariners at Houston Astros, 9:10 p.m.Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres, 9:10 p.m.San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers, 9:40 p.m.Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics, 10:10 p.m. ET, Giants vs. Dodgers at 10 p.m.) July 3, 2020 : Full baseball activities and first workouts allowed at training camps They'll face the other four teams in their division 10 times each and play 20 games against the interleague teams in their region (ex: teams in the NL East will face AL East teams). However, there have already been issues with the league's coronavirus testing process, and uncertainty surrounds the 2020 season. #ForTheH pic.twitter.com/lywk5moylj, THE RACE IS ON. Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws a pitch during the first game of the 2020 MLB season. The Yankees are favored to win the AL East again in 2020, and they could likely step on the gas late if they need to. One result of the revised schedule will be an increased emphasis on intradivision matchups. ET). Major League Baseballâs schedule for the 2020 World Series is here. MLB is still hoping to play at the "Field of Dreams" ballpark this season, and on Monday, the St. Louis Cardinals were officially announced as replacements for the Yankees in a matchup against the Chicago White Sox. Follow him on Twitter @AndrewSimonMLB. There are a lot of dates youâll want to circle on your calendars -- starting with Opening Day on March 26, when all 30 teams play. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: mlb | pageType: stories | 6:40 pm ET, at The 2020 season will have it all: rare Interleague matchups, the annual renewal of rivalries, superstars squaring Among the Opening Day highlights: The Texas Rangers will play their first game at the new Globe Life Field on Friday as they host the Colorado Rockies; and Madison Bumgarner will likely make his debut as a Diamondback after signing a five-year, $85 million deal this winter, in their Opening Day game against the Padres. Opening Day presented by Mastercard and T-Mobile offers a 14-game menu -- including the Rangers hosting the Rockies in the debut of Globe Life Field -- and a full 15-game slate awaits on July 25. Divisional rivalries will exist in 2020, but in a handful of notable series, one team will have the upper hand in terms of travel. 6:14 pm ET, at They will have seven apiece. 6:05 pm ET, at Its Opening Day lineup on July 24 will feature the Braves at the Mets (4:10 p.m. However, the pandemic caused Major League Baseball (MLB) to announce on March 12 that the remainder of spring trainingwas canceled and that the start of the regular season would be delayed by at least two weeks. MLB released its full schedule for the 60-game 2020 season earlier in the month, and all teams will start play either Thursday or Friday. Largest Long Term player contracts with teams (only) for athletes in MLB/NFL/NBA/Boxing:Pat Mahomes QB KC $450m ($140m guaranteed)Mike Trout CF LAA $426.5m (fully guaranteed)Canelo Alvarez Boxing $365mBryce Harper RF PHL $330m (fully guaranteed). 5:37 pm ET, at 6-keys: media/spln/mlb/reg/free/stories. ET). 5:59 pm ET, at MLB's First and Last Game of 2020 Captured ... Everything. On the other hand, a team typically plays six or seven games apiece against each of the 10 teams outside its division but within its league; those clubs will not face each other in 2020, at least until the postseason. To help visualize what this will look like in practice, consider the Yankees. Yankees at Nationals July 23: Opening Day. Our R.J. Anderson ranked each 2020 Opening Day matchup. Start or Sit (NFC Home Games); Brees News, Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. While Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association failed to find common ground after a month of jousting in the midst of a global pandemic, leading to MLB implementing a 60-game â¦ The Dodgers announced that Jimmy Nelson will undergo surgery on his low back (lumbar) tomorrow in Los Angeles. Additionally, on that date in 1945, Robinson met with the Dodgers’ Branch Rickey to discuss the possibility of him signing with the team, which he did a couple of months later. 6:33 pm ET, at 6:18 pm ET, at ET, in a matchup that could showcase Gerrit Cole making his Bombers debut against three-time Cy Young winner Max Scherzer. I agree that CBS Sports can send me the "CBS Sports HQ Newsletter" newsletter. Andrew Simon is a research analyst for MLB.com. The 2020 MLB postseason comes after the league was â¦ Sept. 27: It all comes down to this. A traditional Opening Day will take place on July 24, a Friday, with a 14-game schedule (the Yankees and Nationals are off). Major League Baseball is back. Here's a look at the toughest and easiest 2020 slates based on 2019 opponent winning percentage: For the reigning division champion Yankees, they're going to have a relatively easy closing stretch to the 2020 season. 7:05 pm ET, at Friday's release of initial COVID-19 testing numbers as training camps open is an important first step for Major League Baseball's return, but it is just the beginning. ET and latest game (Angels at Athletics) to kick off at 10:10 p.m. Opening Night on @espn on 7/23 features @Yankees @ @Nationals and @SFGiants @ @Dodgers; 14 games scheduled for Opening Day on 7/24, including four games on @FOXSports. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. LIVE: @mookiebetts press conference from Dodger Stadium https://t.co/sIigU2mpWX. Beforehand, baseball that counts was taking place for the first time since Game 7 of the 2019 World Series. Those juicy headliners lead the way for a revised slate that has been shortened to 60 games per team by the coronavirus pandemic. Read More But the 2020 baseball â¦ December 4 - 6, 2020. Major League Baseball's first-ever 16-team postseason has been knocked down to three teams after the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Houston Astros in seven games ... MLB Playoffs MLB â¦ On July 23, the 2020 regular season will begin with Washington starting its title defense. Please check the opt-in box to acknowledge that you would like to subscribe. The 2020 MLB â¦ That will all set up the postseason, which will maintain the same 10-team format, which includes two Wild Card teams from each league. Roberto Clemente Day will be celebrated across the league on Sept. 9. 7:01 pm ET, at 7:04 pm ET, at The full 2020 MLB schedule can be found here. @kikehndez fooled a few teammates with his fake tattoos, including @Cody_Bellinger! pic.twitter.com/6I7cWkekZ1, More Mets schedule details. “Sunday Night Baseball” premieres July 26 with a doubleheader of Braves-Mets (7:08 p.m. @Plakata | @ChrisRose | @Dodgers pic.twitter.com/8hAgHhF2h3. The breakdown will be 10 games against Toronto, seven against Baltimore and three against Miami. sad-baseball-11. Not all MLB schedules are created equal, especially in 2020. 5:53 pm ET, at ️ pic.twitter.com/4iCN82Nuz7, Clarke lookin' sharp @ClarkeSchmidt pic.twitter.com/X7CIG0SiKb, A base knock for Baby G. @TorresGleyber pic.twitter.com/8d6XWcC52d, Play Ball in the Bronx @YESNetwork pic.twitter.com/g3OGHJiZV3, LIVE: Batting practice from Dodger Stadium https://t.co/HmIwJl0XGU, MLB2NITE is on the air ... come join me along with the “hammer” @JonHeyman and host Fran Charles .... talking the 2020 sched, @faridyu new pitch and much more ...7-8pm ET .... then right back 8-9pm .... ⚾️. Dr. Anthony Fauci threw the ceremonial first pitch of the 2020 Major League Baseball season before the game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees. This is the first time the World Series will be played in a neutral location, according to the league. ET, heightening the drama as clubs battle for playoff position. Here's a look at the Yankees 2020 series schedule: Here’s the Yankees’ schedule (without dates). Jackie Robinson Day, which normally takes place each April 15, will be celebrated throughout the league on Aug. 28. And finally, the Chicago Cubs will host the St. Louis Cardinals in seven out of their 10 scheduled games for the 2020 season. Full schedule for the 2020 season including full list of matchups, dates and time, TV and ticket information. (MLB x @CampingWorld) pic.twitter.com/HbtKgDzkUm. The 2020 schedule, which Major League Baseball unveiled live on MLB Network on Monday night, features a tantalizing two-game Opening Night slate on the 23rd, broadcast on ESPN. Games â¦ The 2020 World Series could wrap up Tuesday night. The 2020 Major League Baseball season was a season in American baseball. Players began reporting to a second spring training (aka "summer camp") last week. The game will be the first MLB game ever played in Iowa. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a 3-2 series lead over the Tampa Bay Rays. at ET July 23, 2020 : Opening Night on ESPN (Yankees vs. Nationals at 7 p.m. Raising of the 2019 World Series championship banner. They will try to win their first title since 1988 in Game 6. It was planned to be hosted on July 14 by the Los Angeles Dodgers, which would have been the second All-Star Game held at Dodger Stadium, following the 1980 All-Star Game, and the fourth hosted by the Dodgers. FOX offers a Saturday tripleheader on July 25, with Brewers-Cubs (1:05 p.m. December 7 - 9, 2020. carousel-arrow-right-8. On 12 March 2020, Major League Baseball (MLB) announced that it was suspending "Spring Training games and to delay the start of the 2020 regular season by at least two weeks due to the national emergency created by the coronavirus pandemic" (MLB, Sports Illustrated).Whether the first MLB game is played before spectators is immaterial. The full 162-game regular season was originally scheduled to begin on March 26. ET). ET.