Orioles announce game times for 2018 home schedule

November 30, 2017 | WNST Staff


The Orioles announced Thursday their home game times for the 2018 season. The Orioles will open the season at Oriole Park against the Minnesota Twins as part of a three-game homestand beginning with Opening Day on Thursday, March 29, with first pitch slated for 3:05 p.m. ET.

New in 2018, Sunday home games played at Oriole Park will now begin at 1:05 p.m., a change from previous years in which Sunday home games began at 1:35 p.m. Sundays will once again be family days at the ballpark, when all fans ages 4-14 will be able to participate in a postgame Kids Run the Bases, presented by Weis Markets.

All other games will begin at 7:05 p.m., with the exception of four weekday games: Wednesday, May 16 (12:35 p.m.), Monday, May 28 (1:05 p.m.), Thursday, June 13 (3:05 p.m.), and Thursday, June 28 (3:05 p.m.), as well as three Saturday home games in June, which will all begin at 4:05 p.m.

The Orioles will conclude the regular season at Oriole Park with a four-game homestand against the defending World Series champion Houston Astros. The final game on Sunday, September 30, will begin at a league-wide start time of 3:05 p.m.