Dodgers to open '17 at home, close it on road

Dodgers to open '17 at home, close it on road

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers will open the 2017 regular season at home against San Diego on Monday, April 3, for a four-game series and close it on the road in Colorado on Sunday, Oct. 1, based on the schedule released Wednesday by MLB.

The Dodgers will play the American League Central and the Angels in Interleague Play. There will be a two-game set against the Angels at home June 26-27 followed immediately by a two-game set in Anaheim June 28-29. The Dodgers host Kansas City (July 7-9), Minnesota (July 24-26) and the White Sox (Aug. 15-16). They play in Cleveland (June 13-15), visit the White Sox (July 18-19) and travel to Detroit (Aug. 18-20).

2017 schedule

The Dodgers will join all Major League clubs in celebrating Jackie Robinson Day on Saturday, April 15, and will host the D-backs following special pregame ceremonies.

The rival Giants visit Dodger Stadium May 1-3, July 28-30 and Sept. 22-24, with the teams meeting at AT&T Park April 24-27, May 15-17 and Sept. 11-13.

Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers for since 2001. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.