The 2020 Season might not have even started yet, but the Yankees’ regular season schedule has been released and it should be an exciting 2021 season as well. The Yankees will open their season at home on April 1, 2021 against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Highlights from the Yankees 2021 season include the following:
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- The Yankees’ longest homestand of the season will be nine games, spanning from April 30th through May 9th with three-games series against Detroit, Houston and Washington.
- The Yankees will open rivalry play against the Boston Red Sox from June 4th through 6th at Yankee Stadium, with matchups in Boston taking place from July 15th through 18th and August 17th through 18th.
- There will be six subway series games against the New York Mets, including games from July 2nd through 4th at Yankee Stadium and September 9th through 12th at Citi Field. There is one game from these series that will stand out to New York residents and Americans world-wide. On September 11, 2021, the Yankees and Mets will face each other on the 20th anniversary of September 11th Terrorist attacks. “I can’t imagine how emotional and how powerful of an event that could be,” stated Boone who recalled playing for the Reds during September 11, 2001. He remembers how impactful it was for his team and recalled the Piazza vs Braves game when Mike Piazza hit the first home run at Citi Field since the terrorist attacks of 9-11. “Just imagining how emotional and how powerful of a game and an event that might be,” stated Boone.
- In addition to the six subway series games against the Mets, they face the National League East in interleague play for the second straight season, including home matchups from April 20th through 21st against the Braves, May 7th through May 9th against the Nationals, and July 20th through 21st against the Phillies. National League East road games will include trips to Philadelphia from June 12th through 13th, Miami from July 30th through August 1st and Atlanta from August 23rd through 24th.
- The Yankees will also play at home on the following holidays:
- Easter Sunday (April 4th) against the Blue Jays
- Mother’s Day (May 9th) against the Nationals
- Memorial Day (May 31st) vs the Tampa Bay Rays
- Independence Day (July 4th) against the New York Mets
- Labor Day (September 6th) against the Blue Jays
The Yankees will not only, but close out their 2021 regular season at home. It will conclude with a three-game series against AL East opponent and rival, Tampa Bay Rays from October 1st through October 3rd.