Season opens April 6; Home Opener set for April 13 versus the Milwaukee Brewers
ST. LOUIS, MO (September 8, 2014) –The St. Louis Cardinals are announcing their 2015 regular season schedule today in conjunction with Major League Baseball’s league-wide schedule release.
St. Louis opens the season in Chicago against the Cubs on Monday, April 6, and plays three games in Chicago and three in Cincinnati before making their 2015 home debut at Busch Stadium on Monday, April 13, when they begin a three-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers. The club will then host division rival Cincinnati over the weekend (April 17-19) before hitting the road for series in Washington and Milwaukee. The club then returns home for an 11-game home stand – their longest of the season – against Philadelphia (April 27-30), Pittsburgh (May 1-3) and Chicago (May 4-7).
The Cardinals will open interleague play with a three-game series at Cleveland (May 12-14), before hosting Detroit during a brief three-game home stand (May 15-17). This will be the Cardinals’ first trip to Cleveland since 2009 as well as Detroit’s first visit to St. Louis since 2009. Remaining interleague series match-ups will have the Cardinals playing the Royals, Twins, and White Sox at home (June 12-14; June 15-16 and June 30-July 1, respectively) and on the road with series at Kansas City (May 22-24), Minnesota (June 17-18), and Chicago White Sox (July 21-22).
The 2015 schedule has the Cardinals at home for 16 of their 25 July games, hosting the Padres, Mets, Braves, Reds and Rockies during mid-summer series, before embarking on 10-game road trips in both August and September. The team’s final home stand, September 21-27, consists of seven potential pennant race games against Cincinnati and Milwaukee. St. Louis concludes the regular season with a six-game road trip to Pittsburgh (Sept. 28-30) and Atlanta (Oct. 2-4).
St. Louis will play 43 games at home before the All-Star break next season, which falls on July 13-16, and 38 home games after the break. The team has 10 home dates in April, 16 in May, 12 in June, 16 in July, 12 in August and 15 during September. They will play holiday home games on Memorial Day (May 25 vs. Arizona), Independence Day (July 4 vs. San Diego) and Labor Day (Sept. 7 vs. Chicago Cubs).
The 2015 home slate includes several attractive weekend series, with division match-ups against Cincinnati (April 17-19), Pittsburgh (May 1-3 & Sept. 4-6), Chicago (June 26-28) and Milwaukee (Sept. 24-27). Other weekend series of note include Detroit (May 15-17), Los Angeles Dodgers (May 29-31), Kansas City (June 12-14) and Atlanta (July 24-26).
The Cardinals will make future announcements regarding game times, ticket pricing and ticket availability for the 2015 season. To see the full 2015 schedule, visit cardinals.com.