CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox have announced the club's 2007 regular-season schedule, with the White Sox opening the season at home against the Cleveland Indians (April 2, 4 and 5) for the third straight year.
The White Sox face teams from the National League Central and Eastern Divisions in interleague play in 2007, hosting the Houston Astros (June 8-10) and Florida Marlins (June 18-20) at U.S. Cellular Field. Also in interleague play, the White Sox face the Philadelphia Phillies (June 11-13) and Pittsburgh Pirates (June 15-17), both on the road. The White Sox host the New York Yankees twice (May 15-17 and June 4-7) and the Boston Red Sox (August 23-26).
The Sox and Cubs play a three-game set at Wrigley Field (May 18-20) followed by their series at U.S. Cellular Field (June 22-24).
The White Sox are home for 13 weekends in 2007, hosting Minnesota (April 6-8, July 6-8, September 7-9); the Los Angeles Angels (April 27-29, September 14-16); Kansas City (May 11-13); Tampa Bay (May 25-27); Houston (June 8-10); Cubs (June 22-24); Toronto (July 27-29); Seattle (August 10-12); Boston (August 23-26); and the final home series of the season vs. Detroit (September 28-30). The White Sox will finish the season at home for the first time since 2000. The longest homestand is nine games (September 7-16) and the longest roadtrip is 11 games (July 12-22).
The White Sox 2007 schedule is tentative and subject to change. A complete 162-game schedule with game times and a broadcast schedule will be released at a future date.