MLB Draft League unveils inaugural season schedule

Opening Day takes place May 24 with a championship game Aug. 15

February 9th, 2021

Major League Baseball and Prep Baseball Report released their schedule for the inaugural season of the MLB Draft League on Tuesday. The season will consist of 68 games, 34 home and away for each club, with Opening Day on May 24.

The season will begin with 14 games played on consecutive days with the first off day coming June 7. The remainder of the season will consist of six games per week with Mondays being the league-wide off day. The first 42 games will be played between Opening Day and July 8, when the league breaks July 9-14 for the MLB Draft, which is to be held July 11-13.

Play will resume July 15 with the championship game being played Aug.15.

The league does not have divisions, but teams will play an unbalanced schedule with a primary opponent. Those pairings consist of the following: Mahoning Valley and West Virginia, State College and Williamsport, Frederick and Trenton.

To view the full league schedule, visit