Sox announce 2016 schedule, Cubs announce tentative schedule

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The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday their 2016 regular-season schedule, with the season-opening, four-game series at Oakland from Monday, April 4-Thursday, April 7. The club opens the season on the road for just the fifth time in the last 12 seasons and for the first time in Oakland since 1975.

The White Sox celebrate Opening Day at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday, April 8 vs. the Cleveland Indians. Following the three-game set with Cleveland (April 8-10), Chicago takes a six-game, seven-day trip to Minnesota (April 11-14) and Tampa Bay (April 15-17).

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Other 2016 interleague series include: the Crosstown Series vs. the Cubs (July 25-26 at U.S. Cellular Field and July 27-28 at Wrigley Field); Washington (June 7-9 at U.S. Cellular Field); Atlanta (July 8-10 at U.S. Cellular Field) and Philadelphia (September 20-21 at Citizens Bank Park).

The Chicago Cubs also announced their tentative 2016 regular season schedule.  The Cubs will open their 141st season at the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, April 5 with the Wrigley Field opener taking place the following Monday night, April 11, against the Cincinnati Reds.

The Cubs will begin the 2016 campaign on the road for the 11th time in the last 15 seasons, and for the first time will begin a season in interleague play.  The Cubs open a season in the state of California for the first time since 1984 when they started off in San Francisco.  The Cubs last opened a season in Los Angeles in 1960 against the Dodgers.

The Cubs are scheduled to host four holiday games in 2015: Mother’s Day, May 8 vs. Washington, Memorial Day Monday, May 30 vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers, Father’s Day, June 19 vs. Pittsburgh and the Fourth of July vs. Cincinnati.  The Cubs will be on the road for Labor Day Monday, September 5 in Milwaukee.

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