DALLAS (105.3 The Fan) - The Texas Rangers announced the home game times for the 2021 season on Wednesday morning.
The Rangers will have a record 29 home day games this season, six more than their previous record of 23, which occurred in both 2015 and 2019.
MLB is still planning on playing a full 162-game season after the COVID-19 pandemic shortened last year's season to just 60 games.
Here's a breakdown of the schedule:
The standard game times will remain the same as 2020 with weekday night games at 7:05 p.m. CT, weekday day games at 1:05 p.m. CT, Saturdays at 6:05 p.m. CT, and Sundays at 1:35 p.m. CT
Texas will start nine of 14 Saturday games at 6:05 p.m. CT The exceptions will be five Saturday starts at 3:05 p.m. CT due to national television schedule restrictions: May 22 vs, Houston, June 5 vs. Tampa Bay, June 19 vs. Minnesota, June 26 vs, Kansas City, and July 10 vs. Oakland. All Sundays will be at 1:35 p.m. except the regular season finale on Sunday, October 3 vs. Cleveland, which will be a Major League Baseball mandated 2:05 p.m. CT start.
The Rangers have 9 weekday day games on the 2021 Globe Life Field schedule, including a 3:05 p.m. start for the home opener on Monday, April 5 vs. Toronto. In addition, there are four Wednesdays and five Thursdays scheduled at 1:05 p.m. CT.
All game times are subject to change pending additions in the schedule of national television games. Times for 2020 Rangers’ road games will be announced by each individual home team.