The baseball season is simply coming into its dwelling stretch, however Main League Baseball has launched its preliminary schedule for 2023, with the Padres opening the season at dwelling on March 30.
They’re set to be at Petco Park for a four-game sequence towards the Colorado Rockies, adopted by two video games with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
MLB will return to a balanced schedule subsequent 12 months for the primary time since 1996, with every workforce enjoying each different workforce a minimum of as soon as. That can imply fewer divisional video games, such because the Padres vs. the rival Los Angeles Dodgers.
Beginning subsequent 12 months, the Padres and Dodgers and different division rivals will play one another solely 13 occasions as a substitute of the 19 occasions they squared off yearly underneath the format being put aside after 2022.
If you happen to’re planning for vacation weekends, the Padres will host the Tampa Bay Rays at Petco Park on Father’s Day, June 18, the Los Angeles Angels on Independence Day and the Philadelphia Phillies on Labor Day, Sept. 4.
The Padres first face the Dodgers Might 5-7 at Petco Park, and journey to L.A. for an additional three-game set per week later.
Inter-league play in 2023 will carry the Kansas Metropolis Royals (Might 15-17), Boston Crimson Sox (Might 19-21), Seattle Mariners (June 6-7), Cleveland Guardians (June 13-15), Tampa Bay (June 16-18), L.A. Angels (July 3-5), Texas Rangers (July 28-30) and Baltimore Orioles (August 14-16) to city.
The Padres’ 2023 common season ends on Oct. 1 following a three-game sequence vs. the Chicago White Sox.
– Metropolis Information Service contributed to this report.