On Tuesday the Cleveland Indians issued the following press release regarding the 2018 schedule:
Cleveland, OH – The Cleveland Indians on Tuesday announced the club’s 2018 season schedule, its 118th as a charter member of the American League.
The Tribe opens the season on the road on March 29 against the Seattle Mariners, while the club’s Home Opener is set for Friday, April 6 vs. the Kansas City Royals.
The home opener begins a 10-game homestand that includes a three-game series against the Royals (April 6-8), a four-game series against the Detroit Tigers (April 9-12) and a three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays (April 13-15). After the first homestand, the team will travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to play a two-game set against the Minnesota Twins (April 17-18).
After the first homestand, the team will travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to play a two-game set against the Minnesota Twins (April 17-18).
The 2018 season features six big summer weekends with the Tribe at home, including a 10-game homestand before the All-Star break:
· June 15- 17 vs. Minnesota Twins
· June 22-24 vs. Detroit Tigers
· July 6-8 vs. Oakland A’s
· July 13-15 vs. New York Yankees
· Aug. 3-5 vs. Los Angeles Angels
· Aug. 17-19 vs. Baltimore Orioles
Home interleague opponents in 2018 include the Chicago Cubs (April 24-25), Milwaukee Brewers (June 5-6), Cincinnati Reds (July 9-11) and Pittsburgh Pirates (July 23-25). The Indians also will play interleague road games against the Milwaukee Brewers (May 8-9), the Cubs (May 22-23), the St. Louis Cardinals (June 25-27) and the Reds (Aug. 13-15).
· Monthly home/road breakdown:
March: (2 road)
April: (17 home/10 road)
May: (12 home/14 road)
June: (11 home/15 road)
July: (13 home/12 road)
August: (14 home/14 road)
September: (14 home/14 road)
· The Tribe has two 10-game homestands:
April 6-15 (vs. Royals, Tigers, Blue Jays)
July 6-15 (vs. A’s, Reds, Yankees)
· Longest road trip is 9-games:
June 25-July 4 (at Cardinals, A’s, Royals)
· 13 of final 16 games against AL Central foes
The following is the 2018 Schedule for the Cleveland Indians :
Indians open next season on March 29 in Seattle. Home opener April 6 vs. Royals. Here's a look at the 2018 sked… pic.twitter.com/PaDXMFJWlx
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) September 12, 2017