Milwaukee Brewers announce 2012 schedule!
The Milwaukee Brewers today announced their schedule for the 2012 season, the Club's 43rd season in Major League Baseball. The team will open the 2012 campaign at home against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, April 6 at 3:10 p.m. Opening Day marks the first of a three-game set versus the Brewers NL Central rival and is followed by a trip to Chicago to play the Cubs for four games (April 9 - 12) and to Atlanta for three more with the Braves (April 13 - 15).
The Brewers Interleague schedule will begin with three games against the Minnesota Twins at Miller Park May 18 - 20. The rest of the Interleague schedule calls for a run of three-game series at Kansas City against the Royals June 12 - 14; against the Twins in Minnesota June 15 - 17; at home against the Toronto Blue Jays June 18 - 20 and in Chicago to play the White Sox June 22 - 24.
The Brewers will have two, nine-game homestands in 2012. During the first, the Brewers will face the Los Angeles Dodgers (April 17 - 19), Colorado Rockies (April 20 - 22) and Houston Astros (April 23 - 25). The second nine-game homestand will see the Brewers face the Pittsburgh Pirates (June 1 - 3), Chicago Cubs (June 5 - 7) and San Diego Padres (June 8 - 10).
The team will have one, 10-game road trip during the 2012 campaign that will take place in Pittsburgh (September 18 - 20), Washington (September 21 - 24) and Cincinnati (September 25 - 27). The Brewers will also have a nine-game road trip that will take them to St. Louis (April 27 - 29), San Diego (April 30 - May 2) and San Francisco (May 4 - 6).
The Brewers will play at home on several holidays including Easter Sunday, April 8, vs. St. Louis; Mother's Day, May 13 vs. Chicago (Cubs) and on the Fourth of July against the Miami Marlins.
The Brewers will close out the 2012 regular season at Miller Park, October 1 - 3 against the San Diego Padres. This marks the first regular season games in October in Milwaukee since the 2001 season.
Home start times for the 2012 season will again be 7:10 p.m. for night games Monday - Friday, 6:10 p.m. for most Saturday games (several are listed as TBD), 12:10 for weekday afternoon games in April and May (except Opening Day), and 1:10 p.m. for Sunday games and weekday afternoon games from June through September (except July 3 and 4, which are both 3:10 p.m., and Sept. 12 which is TBD). Road start times will be announced later in the winter. All game dates and times are subject to change.
A complete 2012 Milwaukee Brewers schedule is available for download (PDF)...click here.