With the Los Angeles Dodgers schedule for 2019 announced on Wednesday comes much excitement. In case you want to begin planning a road trip to your favorite destination city in baseball, this is big news. The full schedule can be viewed by clicking here, or just click the embedded image below to see it in it’s entirety.
As always, there are some highlights and dull points on the 2019 calendar for the Dodgers. We’ll cover all that and more below. For now, have a look at what the future holds for the 2019 Dodgers.
Los Angeles Dodgers 2019 Schedule:
Mark your calendar! The 2019 #Dodgers schedule is here!
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 22, 2018
Baseball was good to the Dodgers in regards to 2019 scheduling. The 2019 season begins at Dodger Stadium on Thursday, March 28th against Arizona. Of course, they close the season in San Francisco just as they do in 2018; let’s hope those games are meaningless in terms of playoff contention.
Still, the schedule is filled with many points of interest and the Dodgers were granted a home date on several holidays.
What’s Hot About The 2019 Dodgers Schedule
No experience in all of baseball compares with the 81 days the Dodgers play at Chavez Ravine. Notably, the Dodgers will be at home for Opening Day, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Hat tip to baseball’s schedule makers for allowing the Boys in Blue to be right at home for every summer holiday during the season. Also, the home slate includes an invite for the New York Yankees to come to town. For the first time since 2013, these two teams play in Los Angeles August 23rd to 25th.
The buzz series around social media seems to be the road trip to Fenway Park – the Dodgers’ first since the 2010 season. Beantown welcomes the Dodgers July 12th through 14th, which happens to be the first series following the All-Star Game.
Los Angeles will enjoy a season-long homestand of 11 games beginning June 13th and ending June 23rd. Also included are nine and ten game homestand’s respectively.
What’s Not Hot About The 2019 Dodgers Schedule
Not every schedule can be perfect with the length of a baseball season. As many things as there are to love about the 2019 Dodgers agenda – it has it’s share of rough edges.
In particular, June 13th through 30th features 18 straight road contests without a day off. Within that stretch the Dodgers play division foes such as Arizona and Colorado. While the longest road trip is just eight games – it spans three teams and ten days – coming May 16th through May 26th.
As previously mentioned – the Dodgers must deal with season-ending trips to San Diego and San Francisco.
The suits in the baseball’s corporate offices seem to give prominent treatment to the Dodgers organization. With every holiday during the season coming at home, and Opening Day once again kicking off at Chavez Ravine. A lot will happen before the results play out on each of these dates of course, but it’s exciting to think about the Dodgers making a trip to Camden Yards or Fenway Park. Of course, Cody Bellinger hitting a home run off Luis Severino and the Yankees at Dodger Stadium would be a nice thing to see too. All of this is within the realm of possibility when a new baseball schedule hits the news cycle.
What road trips are you planning to attend or what part of the schedule attracts your attention the most? Let us know in the comments!
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