The Detroit Tigers released their 2013 home schedule Wednesday, which features 81 games at Comerica Park, including contests against American League Central Division rivals, Interleague games against the Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals, as well as a season-opening series against the New York Yankees.


A charter member of the American League since 1901, the Tigers will begin their 113th season on the road with a three-game series at Minnesota before the club returns home to Comerica Park to face the Yankees in a three-game series April 5-7 at Comerica Park. The series will mark the first time the Tigers have opened the home schedule against the Yankees since winning two of three from New York to open the 1991 season. The club also welcomes the Toronto Blue Jays during the season-opening homestand for a three-game series April 9-11.

The Tigers home schedule features four Interleague visits, including a three-game series against the Braves April 26-28, a two-game series against the Pirates May 27-28, a three-game series against the Phillies July 26-28 and a two-game series against the Nationals July 30-31.The home schedule will feature 10 games against National League opponents, 16 games against American League East opponents, 17 games against American League West opponents and 38 games against American League Central rivals. Fans currently have the opportunity to place a deposit on 2013 full season ticket plans, which include 2012 postseason privileges. For more details, contact a Tigers account executive by calling 313-471-BALL (2255) or visit www.tigers.com.

The Tigers will give away a 2013 Detroit Tigers Magnet Schedule to the first 10,000 fans prior to the game on September 22 versus Minnesota, courtesy of Medical Weight Loss Clinic. Fans may also pick up a 2013 home schedule at Comerica Park on September 21-23 vs. Minnesota and
September 24-27 vs. Kansas City. Tickets are available by calling 866-66-TIGER and at www.tigers.com.

2013 DETROIT TIGERS HOME SCHEDULE
April 5, New York (AL), 1:05 p.m.
April 6, New York (AL), 1:05 p.m.
April 7, New York (AL), 1:05 p.m.
April 9, Toronto, 1:05 p.m.
April 10, Toronto, 1:05 p.m.
April 11, Toronto, 1:05 p.m.
April 23, Kansas City, 7:05 p.m.
April 24, Kansas City, 7:05 p.m.
April 25, Kansas City, 1:05 p.m.
April 26, Atlanta, 7:05 p.m.
April 27, Atlanta, 1:05 p.m.
April 28, Atlanta, 1:05 p.m.
April 29, Minnesota, 7:05 p.m.
April 30, Minnesota, 7:05 p.m.
May 1, Minnesota, 1:05 p.m.
May 10, Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.
May 11, Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.
May 12, Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.
May 13, Houston, 7:05 p.m.
May 14, Houston, 7:05 p.m.
May 15, Houston, 1:05 p.m.
May 23, Minnesota, 7:05 p.m.
May 24, Minnesota, 7:05 p.m.
May 25, Minnesota, 7:05 p.m.
May 26, Minnesota, 1:05 p.m.
May 27, Pittsburgh, 1:05 p.m.
May 28, Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.
June 4, Tampa Bay, 7:05 p.m.
June 5, Tampa Bay, 7:05 p.m.
June 6, Tampa Bay, 1:05 p.m.
June 7, Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.
June 8, Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.
June 9, Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.
June 17, Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.
June 18, Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.
June 19, Baltimore, 1:05 p.m.
June 20, Boston, 7:05 p.m.
June 21, Boston, 7:05 p.m.
June 22, Boston, 7:05 p.m.
June 23, Boston, 1:05 p.m.
June 25, Los Angeles (AL), 7:05 p.m.
June 26, Los Angeles (AL), 7:05 p.m.
June 27, Los Angeles (AL), 1:05 p.m.
July 9, Chicago (AL), 7:05 p.m.
July 10, Chicago (AL), 7:05 p.m.
July 11, Chicago (AL), 1:05 p.m.
July 12, Texas, 7:05 p.m.
July 13, Texas, 7:05 p.m.
July 14, Texas, 1:05 p.m.
July 26, Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.
July 27, Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.
July 28, Philadelphia, 1:05 p.m.
July 30, Washington, 7:05 p.m.
July 31, Washington, 1:05 p.m.
August 2, Chicago (AL), 7:05 p.m.
August 3, Chicago (AL), 7:05 p.m.
August 4, Chicago (AL), 1:05 p.m.
August 15, Kansas City, 7:05 p.m.
August 16, Kansas City, 7:05 p.m.
August 17, Kansas City, 7:05 p.m.
August 18, Kansas City, 1:05 p.m.
August 20, Minnesota, 7:05 p.m.
August 21, Minnesota, 7:05 p.m.
August 22, Minnesota, 1:05 p.m.
August 26, Oakland, 7:05 p.m.
August 27, Oakland, 7:05 p.m.
August 28, Oakland, 7:05 p.m.
August 29, Oakland, 1:05 p.m.
August 30, Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.
August 31, Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.
September 1, Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.
September 13, Kansas City, 7:05 p.m.
September 14, Kansas City, 7:05 p.m.
September 15, Kansas City, 1:05 p.m.
September 16, Seattle, 7:05 p.m.
September 17, Seattle, 7:05 p.m.
September 18, Seattle, 7:05 p.m.
September 19, Seattle, 1:05 p.m.
September 20, Chicago (AL), 7:05 p.m.
September 21, Chicago (AL), 7:05 p.m.
September 22, Chicago (AL), 1:05 p.m.

All dates and times are tentative and subject to change