Detroit Tigers Announce 2021 Schedule

They'll start the season at home.

97.1 The Ticket
July 09, 2020 - 1:16 pm

DETROIT – In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Detroit Tigers today released their 2021 schedule, featuring 81 games at Comerica Park. The Tigers will face American League Central Division rivals, as well as interleague home contests against the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates. 

For just the second time in the last six seasons, the Tigers will begin the season at home, facing the Cleveland Indians in a three-game series at Comerica Park. Opening Day is slated for April 1, while the series will conclude with games on April 3-4. Following the series against Cleveland, the six-game homestand continues with a three-game series vs. Minnesota (April 5-7).

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For the second straight season, the Tigers will face National League Central Division opponents in interleague play. Along with its annual home-and-home season series against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Detroit will also welcome the Cubs, Cardinals and Brewers to Comerica Park. Road interleague series in 2020 include games at Cincinnati, Milwaukee and St. Louis.

The Tigers will be home for a pair of summer holidays in 2021. Detroit concludes a three-game series against the Twins on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9, while the Tigers will celebrate our nation’s independence on July 4, hosting the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park.