( Cincinnati ) Major League Baseball has released it's preliminary 2013 season schedule and the Reds will host the LA Angels at Great American Ballpark on Monday, April 1 as part of an opening homestand that includes three games against the Angels (April 1, 3 and 4) and a three-game weekend tilt with the Washington Nationals (April 5-7). The game will be the first time that the season opens with interleague play.
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Additional highlights of the Reds’ home schedule include a pair of weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals (June 7-9 and Aug. 2-4), a Memorial Day weekend series against the Chicago Cubs (May 24-26) and a weekend series against the Los Angeles Dodgers (Sept. 6-8). In addition to the Angels, the Reds’ Interleague opponents at home include the Cleveland Indians (May 27-28), Seattle Mariners (July 5-7) and Oakland Athletics (Aug. 6-7).
There will be several format changes due to the Houston Astros moving to the American League, with more interleague play throughout the season now that there are six divisions of five teams each.