In the 16 years that interleague play has existed, the Los Angeles Dodgers have never battled the New York Yankees on the road. We found out a few weeks ago that that would change in 2013, and now comes news that the Dodgers could play the Yankees twice next season, including at Dodger Stadium.
Shaikin reported that the Dodgers' schedule included two games at Yankee Stadium in June, two games at home against the Yankees in July, and three games against the Red Sox at Dodger Stadium in August.
Next year will have all sorts of new quirks, because with the Houston Astros moving from the National League Central to the American League West each league will have 15 teams. That means there will be at least one interleague series going on at all times, rather than at a few set times throughout the year.
The Dodgers have hosted the Yankees two previous times in interleague play, as the Bronx Bombers came to Dodger Stadium in 2004 and 2010. The last time the Dodgers played in Yankee Stadium was when they won Game 6 of the 1981 World Series to clinch a championship. The Dodgers and Yankees have met in 11 World Series.
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