BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 21: Jonathan Schoop #6 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates with Adam Jones #10 and Manny Machado #13 after hitting a three-run home run in the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 21, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE (WMAR) - Even though the Orioles season isn't over yet, it's never too early to get ready for 2018!
The team announced their schedule on Tuesday, saying that they will have their first Opening Day in March since 2014.
The first game of 2018 will be against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday March 29, starting a three-game homestand.
Orioles announce 2018 schedule: Opening Day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Thursday, March 29 v Minnesota. https://t.co/AhKhChEiir pic.twitter.com/wYXfGvkORk— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) September 12, 2017
Orioles announce 2018 schedule: Opening Day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Thursday, March 29 v Minnesota. https://t.co/AhKhChEiir pic.twitter.com/wYXfGvkORk
In the American League East the Orioles will host the following teams:
Other teams that are coming to Camden Yards from the Interleague slate include:
The Orioles' road schedule against other National League opponents include playing the Mets, Nationals, Braves and Phillies on their home fields.
There will also be four home games on National Holidays:
The team will have their busiest month at Oriole Park in June, playing 15 home games. Overall, the birds will play 50 of their 98 games (prior to the All-Star break) at home.
According to the schedule, the team will play 15 of the final 28 games of the season on the road.