The Colorado Rockies announced their full 2012 regular season schedule today. The Rockies begin the 2012 season with a three game series at Houston April 6-8 before beginning their home schedule on Monday, April 9 vs. San Francisco.
Colorado's home opener is followed by the final eight games of their season-opening nine-game homestand, during which the Rockies will also host fellow National League West Division foes Arizona (April 13-15) and San Diego (April 16-18). Colorado's 2012 home schedule ends with a seven-game homestand September 21-27 vs. Arizona (four games) and the Chicago Cubs (three games). The Rockies finish the 2012 season schedule with a six-game road trip to Los Angeles (September 28-30) and Arizona (October 1-3).
The Rockies will bring three American League West Division teams to Coors Field during Interleague play in 2012. First, Seattle visits Coors Field for the first time since 2008 for a three-game weekend series May 18-20. The Rockies resume Interleague play on June 8 with a six-game homestand vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (June 8-10) and Oakland (12-14). Colorado will wrap up their 2012 Interleague schedule with road series at Detroit (June 15-17) and at Texas (June 22-24). The Rockies at Rangers series represents the first time since 2006 that Colorado and Texas will face one-another in an Interleague matchup. It will mark the Rockies first time visiting Texas since the 2001 season.
The Rockies full 2012 season schedule can be viewed on coloradorockies.com by clicking on the Schedule tab at the top of the page and scrolling by month.