Dodgers 2020 Preliminary Schedule: Opening Day Vs. Giants, Jackie Robinson Day Matchup & Interleague Play Against AL Central

The Los Angeles Dodgers are set to face the San Francisco Giants on Opening Day of the 2020 season, which is scheduled for Thursday, March 26. The three-game series at Dodger Stadium includes a rare day off on Friday, with the teams returning to the field Saturday and Sunday.

That’s part of a six-game homestand to begin the season, which is followed by the Dodgers hitting the road for seven games and matchups with the Giants and St. Louis Cardinals.

Per usual, the Dodgers will play at home on Jackie Robinson Day (Wednesday, April 15) as they face the Cardinals in the second of a three-game series.

The Dodgers will be on the road for Memorial Day (Monday, May 25) to play the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field, but back at Dodger Stadium for weekend series with the Miami Marlins that overlaps with the Fourth of July holiday.

Prior to the Dodgers hosting the 2020 MLB All-Star Game, their unofficial first half of the season will conclude with a road trip for games against the San Diego Padres and L.A. Angels. Out of the All-Star break, the Dodgers begin a six-game homestand.

It starts with a series opener against the Giants on Thursday, July 16, two days after the All-Star Game, in the only game on the MLB schedule that night.

Interleague play for the 2020 season pits the National League West against the American League Central. The Dodgers will host the Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers, in addition to the annual Freeway Series games.

Interleague road games will have the Dodgers play the Kansas City Royals, Twins and Chicago White Sox, along with a visit to Angel Stadium.

Their longest homestand is nine games, which spans April 10-19, with series against the Washington Nationals, Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates. The longest road trip is 10 games and comes July 24-Aug. 2, complete with series against the Marlins, Twins and Diamondbacks.

As for the conclusion of the 2020 season, the Dodgers finish with a six-game road trip facing the Rockies and Padres.

View the complete Dodgers 2020 regular season schedule here.

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