NEW YORK (CBS/AP) – Major League Baseball’s 2013 preliminary schedule is out and includes several format changes caused by the shift of the Houston Astros to the American League. A National League franchise for its first 51 seasons, the Astros start AL play on April 2 when they host cross-state rival Texas.
The Giants will open the season on April 1st in Los Angeles against the Dodgers, while the A’s will host the Mariners.
Major League Baseball has put the complete master schedule on the League Website.
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