The defending World Collection champion Washington Nationals will host the New York Yankees on opening day, a number of retailers reported Saturday.
Main League Baseball has not launched the official schedule for the upcoming 60-game common season, which reportedly will run from July 23 by means of Sept. 27.
The New York Put up and ESPN each reported that the Nationals and Yankees will open the season at Nationals Park. The Put up stated the opener can be performed in prime time on July 23.
In line with the deal reached by MLB and the gamers’ affiliation earlier this week, groups will play every of their 4 divisional opponents 10 instances. The opposite 20 video games will likely be interleague contests towards groups from the identical geographical area.
A Yankees-Nationals opener would supply a blockbuster pitching duel, with right-hander Gerrit Cole probably making his debut for New York towards Washington right-hander Max Scherzer, a three-time Cy Younger Award winner.
Cole signed a file nine-year, $324-million US deal this winter after a 20-win season with the Houston Astros in 2019.