Orioles release 2017 schedule

Posted at 1:04 PM, Sep 14, 2016

The Baltimore Orioles released their 2017 schedule Wednesday. 

Opening Day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards will be April 3 vs. the Toronto Blue Jays. 

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The Orioles will play a three-game series against the New York Yankees April 7-9. 

The Birds will again host each American League East divisional opponent for three series throughout the season. The Boston Red Sox will play a total of 10 games in Baltimore, April 21-23, June 1-4 and Sept. 18-20.

The Tampa Bay Rays will visit Camden Yards for 10 games, April 24-26, June 30-July 2 and Sept. 21-24. The Orioles will also host the Yankees, May 29-31, and Sept. 4-6. The Blue Jays will come to Baltimore, May 19-21 and Aug. 31-Sept. 3.

The 2017 Interleague slate features visits to Baltimore by the Washington Nationals May 8-9 and Pittsburgh Pirates June 6-7. The St. Louis Cardinals June 16-18 and Chicago Cubs July 14-16 will visit Camden Yards for summertime weekend series.

The Orioles’ away games against National League opponents include visits to the Cincinnati Reds April 18-20, as well as a series in Washington to play the Nationals May 10-11, Milwaukee Brewers July 3-5 and Pirates Sept. 26-27.

Baltimore will host the rest of the AL once: Chicago White Sox May 5-7, Minnesota Twins May 22-24, Cleveland Indians June 19-22, Texas Rangers July 17-20, Houston Astros July 21-23, Kansas City Royals July 31-Aug. 2, Detroit Tigers Aug. 3-6, Los Angeles Angels Aug.18-20, Oakland Athletics Aug. 21-23, and Seattle Mariners Aug. 28-30.

The Orioles will play 16 home games in August, their busiest month at Oriole Park, and play 15 of the final 22 games of the season on the road.

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