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Today, we announced the schedule for the 2014 Brewers season, the 45th season for the Club in Major League Baseball. The team will open 2014 at home against the Atlanta Braves on Monday, March 31 with the start of a brief three-game homestand at Miller Park. The Brewers will then travel to Boston to play the Red Sox for three games, April 4-6, and to Philadelphia for a three-game set over four days with the Phillies, April 7-10.
In addition to traveling to Boston, the Brewers’ Interleague schedule will feature games against each team in the American League East Division, including a three-game weekend series against the New York Yankees at Miller Park from May 9-11. The Baltimore Orioles make a visit to Miller Park for the first time since the 2008 season when the teams meet from May 26-28. The following week, the Brewers will play back-to-back two-game series with the Minnesota Twins – June 2-3 at Miller Park and June 4-5 at Target Field.
The month of July begins with a two-game road series at Toronto and ends with a three-game series at Tampa Bay (Milwaukee last played in Toronto and Tampa Bay during the 2005 season). The Blue Jays will travel to Milwaukee for a two-game series at Miller Park from August 19-20 to close out Interleague play.
The longest homestand in 2014 will be 11 games from September 4-14 against St. Louis (4g), Miami (4g) and Cincinnati (3g). The team will have one 10-game road trip that will take place at Chicago-NL (May 16-18), Atlanta (May 19-22) and Miami (May 23-25). The final two road trips of the season include a pair of 9-game, 10-day trips. The first of the final two trips will take place in San Diego (August 25-27), San Francisco (August 29-August 31) and Chicago-NL (September 1-3), and the second will take place in St. Louis (September 16-18), Pittsburgh (September 19-21) and Cincinnati (September 23-25).
The Brewers will play at home on Mother’s Day, May 11 vs. New York-AL; Memorial Day, May 26 vs. Baltimore; and Father’s Day, June 15 vs. Cincinnati.
The Brewers will also play a pair of exhibition games before the start of the season at Miller Park against the Kansas City Royals. The two teams will meet Friday, March 28 at 7:10 p.m. and Saturday, March 29 at 1:10 p.m.
Weekday night games at Miller Park will start at 7:10 p.m. Weekday day games in April and May will start at 12:10 p.m. (except Memorial Day which is a 1:10 p.m. start), while all Sunday games and weekday day games from June through September will start at 1:10 p.m. Saturday home games will begin at 6:10 p.m. (note – several Saturday game times will be announced at a later date).
All game dates and times are subject to change and road game times will be announced at a later date. Click this link to download your copy of the 2014 Brewers Schedule.
-John and Cait
As you are probably well aware, we’ve been counting down to Opening Day since January 1 (90 days out) across all of our social platforms in various ways and earlier this month, we put out a call to fans asking for photos showing us the answer to this question: How do you countdown to #Brewers Opening Day?
We received many great submissions to our #SEEUAPRIL1 Twitter & Instagram contest and today, we’re excited to announce the winner– Jay Stoll of Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Here’s Jay’s submission, below:
For his effort and creativity, Jay has won a pair of Terrace Box tickets to the home opener on Monday, April 1, 2013 as the Crew takes on the Colorado Rockies at 1:10pm!
Congratulations, Jay–we’ll #SEEUAPRIL1!
We all know that Opening Day is a practically a holiday in Milwaukee—and a hot ticket. Looking forward to it helps Brewers fans get through the long, cold winter and counting down to Opening Day helps add to Brewers fans’ anticipation about the 2013 season.
And at this point, with just 31 days to go until April 1, the only way you can really secure your seats for the game against the Colorado Rockies is by purchasing a Brewers 10-pack. Starting at just $180, there are five exciting 10-Pack plans to choose from, all featuring 10 home games, plus Opening Day or any other game of your choice for FREE (while supplies last). The Brewers 10-Packs also offer several benefits, including savings on parking, regular pricing for Gold and Marquee Games and a guaranteed seat location for the 10 games in each plan (exact seating is not guaranteed for Opening Day).
There is also just one other way for one lucky fan to get tickets: Our #SEEUAPRIL1 Instagram and Twitter contest.
Ever since January 1, we’ve been counting down the days until Opening Day in various ways across many different media from our outdoor billboards to our social media platforms and now we want to hear (or rather, SEE) how you’re passing the days.
Show us the creative way(s) you count down to Opening Day and you could be chosen to be in the crowd on Monday, April 1, 2013 as the Crew takes on the Colorado Rockies at 1:10pm and kicks of the 2013 season!
Create an original photo showing how you count down to the Brewers Home Opener. Tag it on Instagram and/or Twitter using hashtag #SEEUAPRIL1 for a chance to win a pair of Terrace Box tickets (a $50 value) to Opening Day! For complete details and official rules, visit brewers.com/seeuapril1.
See below for a gallery of some of our postings so far!
And don’t forget–there is just one winner in this contest, so if you want to GUARANTEE your place in the crowd on Opening Day, purchase your Brewers 10-Pack and get in for FREE–while you still can!
Good luck in the contest and I’ll #SEEUAPRIL1!