Sports MLB releases 2018 schedule, sets Opening Day for March 29

21:53  12 september  2017
21:53  12 september  2017 Source:   theScore

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Major League Baseball on Tuesday released its 2018 schedule , a slate that will feature the earliest Opening Day - Thursday, March 29 - in history. 2017: MLB sets playoff schedule . More: Indians extend winning streak to 19 games. The final day of the season is scheduled for Sept, 30.

For the first time in 50 years, all MLB teams will begin play on the same day .

Major League Baseball released its schedule for the 2018 season Tuesday, and things will get underway a little earlier than anticipated.

Opening Day is set for Thursday, March 29, marking the earliest start date for a season in a North American ballpark. The 2008 and 2014 seasons started March 25 and March 22, respectively, though those early games were played overseas in Japan and Australia.

As well as starting the season earlier, all 30 clubs will also begin play on the same date, abandoning the two-day Opening Day format used in recent seasons. It's the first time since 1968 that the season will kick off for every team on one day, according to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand.

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The 2018 MLB season is setting up to be a great one. Opening day varies from team to team but will fall between the last few days of March 2018 and the first day of April. PDF Schedule 2018 Click to View. Major League Baseball Schedule for 2018 .

Opening Day games:

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YankeesBlue Jays
IndiansMariners
PhilliesBraves
RockiesDiamondbacks
AngelsAthletics
PiratesTigers
White SoxRoyals
CardinalsMets
CubsMarlins
AstrosRangers
TwinsOrioles
Red SoxRays
BrewersPadres
NationalsReds
GiantsDodgers

  MLB releases 2018 schedule, sets Opening Day for March 29 © Chris Humphreys` / USA TODAY Sports

Jackie Robinson Day is scheduled for April 15, while the MLB draft will commence June 4. The All-Star Game, set for Nationals Park in Washington, will be played on July 17.

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