By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Just a few days after the Philadelphia Phillies released their schedule for the coronavirus-shortened season, fans now also know who the team will be facing next season. The Phillies will kick off the 2021 season with back-to-back series against NL East opponents.

First, they will take on the Atlanta Braves starting Thursday, April 1 at Citizens Bank Park. That series will be followed by three more home games against the New York Mets.


The Phillies’ home schedule also includes interleague play with American League East teams. This includes weekend series against Boston Red Sox on May 21-23 and New York Yankees on June 12-13.

The 2021 home schedule will end with the Phillies taking on the Pittsburgh Pirates in a four-game series on September 23-26.

After that, the team will conclude the season with a six-game road trip against the Braves and then the Miami Marlins with the regular season ending on Oct. 3.

To read more about the 2021 schedule, click here.