NEW YORK – The Orioles get to open their 2016 season at home. On Apr. 4, they host the Minnesota Twins as part of a six-game homestand that also includes the Tampa Bay Rays.
The annual series with the Nationals won’t be until August when they play twice in Baltimore on the 22nd and 23rd and in Washington on Aug. 24 and 25.
MLB’s schedule has the Orioles making three trips to the West Coast, playing the Los Angeles Angels on May 20-22 on a swing that includes stops in Houston and Cleveland. They visit San Diego, Seattle and the Los Angeles Dodgers June 28-July 6 and from Aug. 8-14 play at Oakland and San Francisco. The Bay Area trip begins in Chicago.
The Yankees come to Baltimore on May 3-5, June 3-5 and Sept. 2-4. Not until after the All-Star break do the Orioles play at Yankee Stadium. They’ll play in New York July 18-21, Aug. 26-28 and for the final three games of the season, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.
Fans of the Boston Red Sox can see them May 30-June 2. The first game is Memorial Day. The Orioles aren’t home on July 4 and Labor Day. The Red Sox also play Aug. 16-17 and Sept. 19-22.
The Orioles are spared a third straight Patriots Day 11 a.m. game in Boston. They’ll play at Fenway for the Red Sox’s home opener on Apr. 11.
San Diego (June 21-22), Colorado (July 25-27) and Arizona (Sept. 23-25) are the Orioles’ home NL West opponents.