Spring Training is over and the New York Yankees are in the Bronx preparing for their Thursday afternoon season opener against the Toronto Blue Jays. I know we're not 100% back to the way things were pre-pandemic but knowing that we're getting a full season and fans will be in attendance has me feeling almost giddy. For the first time in about a year, I'm actually looking ahead and feeling (mostly) good that these games are going to happen and who knows I might even be at Yankee Stadium for them. Here's a quick list of big matchups and dates for the New York Yankees 2021 season.

As the Joker once said "...And here we go!" Thursday, April 1st at 1:05 pm EST the Yankees host the Blue Jays, and "The chase for 28!" begins. Count this as a formal invitation to come watch the game with me at the Hideaway at Saratoga Lake Golf Club. After just a quick look at the Yankees 2021 Season Schedule I couldn't help but get excited for these matchups.

April:
4/1 Thursday 1 pm OPENING DAY!!!
4/4 Easter Sunday hosting the Jays
4/9 - 4/11 First game against the Tampa Bay Rays on their home opener.
4/20 and 4/21 Atlanta Braves come to the Bronx. Possible Ian Anderson sighting at Yankee Stadium.

May:
5/4 - 5/6 Houston Astros come to Yankee Stadium with fans in the stands for the first time since "trash can gate".
5/31 Memorial Day 1 pm first pitch hosting the Rays.

June:
6/4 - 6/6 First series against the Boston Red Sox in 2021 and it's in the Bronx.
6/12 and 6/13 Yankees go visit Joe Girardi and Didi Gregorius in Philly.
6/25 - 6/27 Yanks head to Fenway.

July:
7/2 - 7/4 Subway Series part 1. Mets @ Yanks for the July 4th weekend.
7/9 - 7/11 Yankees wrap up the first half of the season in Houston.
7/13 91st MLB All-Star Game in Atlanta.
7/15 - 7/18 Yankees host the Red Sox to start the second half of the season.
7/21 - 7/25 Four game series in Fenway vs the Red Sox

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August:
8/12 "Field of Dreams Game" against the White Sox.
8/17 and 8/18 Quick two games in the Bronx against the Red Sox.

September:
9/10 - 9/12 Subway Series part 2. Mets host Yankees in honor of the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
9/24 - 9/26 Yankees end season series against Red Sox in Boston.

October:
10/1 - 10/3 Yankees end the regular season hosting the Rays.
10/5 MLB Postseason begins. (Fingers crossed)
10/26 2021 World Series begins. (Fingers, Toes and whatever else I can cross with minimal pain crossed)

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