The Central League posted their final schedule for the 2015 season today.
Some notes on the schedule:
- Opening day will be on March 27. All three games (Yokohama vs Yomiuri at Tokyo Dome, Chunichi vs Hanshin at Kyocera Dome, Yakult vs Hiroshima at Mazda Stadium) will start at 6:00pm
- The start time for the Yomiuri-Yakult game on August 4 was changed from 6:00pm to 6:20pm
- The First Stage of the Climax Series will begin on October 10 (Sat). The Final Stage will begin on October 14 (Wed).
- Games that have yet to be scheduled (one game, to be decided in August)
- Yakult vs Chunichi
- See Table 1 for number of home day games, as of January 23
- Notes from the preliminary release can be found here.
You can see the new schedules (in Japanese, without start times or complete venue information) at the official NPB site. Here are the direct links to each month.
And for the those that need it, here is the legend for what each of the letters stand for:
- G = Yomiuri Giants
- D = Chunichi Dragons
- S = Yakult Swallows
- C = Hiroshima Carp
- T = Hanshin Tigers
- DB = Yokohama Bay Stars