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Dodgers Preliminary 2021 Schedule Announced: Astros, Angels, and More!

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In a somewhat surprising announcement, the Dodgers released a preliminary draft of the 2021 schedule. Of course, it’s surprising because this shortened 60-game season hasn’t even got underway, and the pandemic is still not quite under control.

Still, here’s more from a press release:

Major League Baseball today announced its preliminary schedule for the 2021 season, with the Dodgers opening the campaign on April 1 at Colorado and playing their home-opener on April 9 against the Nationals. It marks the first time since 2016 that the Dodgers will begin a season on the road.

The Dodgers will play the Angels for a pair of three-game Freeway Series – Aug. 6-8 at Dodger Stadium and May 7-9 at Angel Stadium – and take on the American League West during Interleague play. In addition to the Angels, Los Angeles will host the Astros (Aug. 3-4), Mariners (May 11-12) and Rangers (June 11-13) at Dodger Stadium and travel to Houston (May 25-26), Oakland (April 5-7) and Seattle (April 19-20) for Interleague games.

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The club will announce its 2021 promotional schedule and single-game ticket information at a later date.

So Los Angeles will face the Houston Astros in back to back seasons, which sounds nice for fans here in LA who won’t get to boo them live in 2020.

Understandably, this is all very subject to change.

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Written by Clint Pasillas

Clint is the lead editor of Dodgers Nation, and a host and analyst on Dodgers Nation's own Blue Heaven podcast live stream.

He's been writing, blogging, and podcasting Dodgers since about 2008. He was there for Nomar, Greg Maddux, and Blake DeWitt, and he'll be there for Walker Buehler, Alex Verdugo, Dustin May, and any Dodgers of the future.

He's also a sandwich enthusiast, a consummate athlete, and a friend.

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  1. Anywhere I can see entire schedule? I’m in NYC and like to get prepared Thanks
    Also may be making my first trip to Chavez next year Thanks

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