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Yankees, Mets schedules released

This Newsday composite shows Mets third baseman David

This Newsday composite shows Mets third baseman David Wright, left, and Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, left. Credit: Jim McIsaac, Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

The Yankees open their 2014 schedule deep in the heart of Texas, while the Mets have the Big Apple all to themselves.

The Yankees start their year with a three-game set against the Astros in Houston and the Mets begin against Washington at Citi Field, the just-released 2014 MLB schedules reveal.

The Yankees and Mets play each other from May 12-15, with the first two games at Yankee Stadium.

Yankees highlights:

- The first Red Sox series comes at home from April 10-13.

- The Yankees home opener is April 7-9 against the Orioles

- The National League opponent is the NL Central: the Cubs, Brewers, Pirates, Cardinals and Reds

- The September schedule features 23 games against division rivals, 20 against the Rays, Red Sox and Orioles

Mets highlights:

- The American League opponent is the AL West: the Angels, Athletics, Rangers and Astros

- The season ends with three home games against the Astros

View the full 2014 schedules:

Full 2014 Yankees schedule

Full 2014 Mets schedule


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