Philadelphia Phillies to open season against Miami Marlins, 2020 schedule released

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper heads up the stairs for a meal before a baseball training session, Friday, July 3, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies will open their 2020 season against the Miami Marlins on Friday, July 24 at Citizens Bank Park.

This begins the team's 60-game schedule which was released Monday night.

The Phils will exclusively be playing teams in the National League East and American League East.


After the three-game series with the Marlins (7/24-7/26), the Phillies play two games against the New York Yankees (7/27-7/28).

They then meet the Yankees for two games in New York (7/29-7/30), and three games in Toronto against the Blue Jays to start off August (7/31-8/2).


After three games in Miami (8/4-8/6), the Phillies are home again with four games against the Atlanta Braves (8/7-8/11), followed by three against the Baltimore Orioles (8/11-8/13) and New York Mets (8/14-8/16).

August continues with two games in Boston versus the Red Sox (8/18-8/19), three games in Atlanta (8/21-8/23), and three in Washington to take on the Nationals (8/25-8/27).

Back at home, the Phils ends August with three games against the Braves (8/28-8/30) before a four-game series with the Nationals (8/31-9/3).


They then travel in September to meet the Mets for four games (9/4-9/7) before a two-game home series against the Red Sox (9/8-9/9) and four games on the road in Miami (9/10 - 9/13).

The middle of September sees the Phillies hosting the Mets (9/15-9/17) and Blue Jays (9/18-9/20) for three games apiece.

Three games in Washington (9/21-9/23) followed by three more road games in Tampa Bay to take on the Rays (9/25-9/28) closes out the regular season.

The team will play 30 games in total at Citizens Bank Park. Because of restrictions due to COVID-19, fans will not be permitted in the ballpark.

The Phillies have added three exhibition games to their 2020 lineup.

The first matchup will be on Saturday, July 18, in Washington, D.C., against the Nationals. On Sunday, July 19, the Phillies will face the Baltimore Orioles at Citizens Bank Park. The team will then travel to the Bronx, where they will play the New York Yankees on Monday, July 20. All games are scheduled to start at 6:05 p.m.