Milwaukee Brewers release 2016 schedule
Milwaukee Brewers have released the team's 2016 schedule, which includes Opening Day in Milwaukee against the San Francisco Giants on Monday, April 4 at Miller Park at 1:10 p.m.
It is the start of a six-game homestand over seven days. Milwaukee will conclude the season-opening homestand with a weekend interleague series against the Houston Astros.
Following the homestand, the Brewers will play eight games in nine days on the road, traveling to St. Louis (April 11-14), Pittsburgh (April 15-17) and Minnesota (April 18-19).
The Interleague schedule features games against each team in the American League West Division, as well as four games in the border battle against the Minnesota Twins. The Interleague schedule begins against the Houston Astros at Miller Park from April 8-10, and continues with a four-game home/away series against the Twins from April 18-21. The Crew will take on the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim for three games – May 2-4 at Miller Park, and will face the Seattle Mariners for three games – August 19-21 at Safeco Field. The team also plays a pair of two-game series against the Oakland Athletics – June 7-8 at home, and two weeks later, June 21-22, at O.co Coliseum. The Brewers conclude Interleague play with a three-game trip against the Texas Rangers, September 26-28 at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
The Brewers will host a pair of 10-game homestands in 2016. The first is from July 22-31 versus Chicago-NL (3g), Arizona (4g) and Pittsburgh (3g). Milwaukee will also host a 10-game homestand from August 22-31 versus Colorado (3g), Pittsburgh (4g) and St. Louis (3g).
The team’s longest road trip of the season is an 11-game September trip against NL Central rivals, featuring matchups at St. Louis (September 8-11), Cincinnati (September 12-14) and Chicago-NL (September 16-18). The Brewers will also take a nine-game West Coast road trip in June, traveling to San Francisco (June 13-15), Los Angeles-NL (June 16-19) and Oakland (June 21-22).
The Brewers will play at home on Memorial Day, May 30 vs. St. Louis and Labor Day, September 5 vs. Chicago-NL. The team will visit the nation’s capital for the Fourth of July, to begin a three-game set against the Nationals (July 4-6).
Most weekday night games at Miller Park will start at 7:10 p.m. (May 2, July 25, and Monday night games in August will start at 6:20 p.m.). Weekday day games in April and May will start at 12:40 p.m. (except for Opening Day and Memorial Day, which will start at 1:10 p.m.). Sunday games and weekday day games from June through September will start at 1:10 p.m. (except Wednesday June 1, which will start at 12:40 p.m.). Most Saturday home games will begin at 6:10 p.m. (except July 9, which will begin at 1:10 p.m. Several Saturday game times will be announced at a later date).
All game dates and times are subject to change, and road game times will be announced at a later date.