Blue Jays release 2017 schedule, to face Brewers in home opener

The Blue Jays will host the Yankees to open the 2018 season. (Richard Lautens/Getty)

The Toronto Blue Jays will open the 2017 season on the road against the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays before returning home to host the Milwaukee Brewers.

Other notable dates from the team’s 2017 schedule released on Wednesday include a Canada Day showdown with the Boston Red Sox and a three-game set at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs from Aug. 18-20, the team’s first trip to Wrigley since 2005.

In other interleague play, the Blue Jays will visit the St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves and Brewers while playing host to the Braves, Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Blue Jays will wrap up the 2017 regular season on the road at Yankee Stadium.