Rays release reporting dates for pitchers and catchers, home spring training schedule
The Rays are getting an early start on spring training, releasing reporting dates for pitchers and catchers as well as the home portion of their exhibition schedule on Monday.
While deposits are being accepted for season tickets ($100 per seat), single-game ticket sales won't begin until January 12. For more information, see raysbaseball.com/spring or call 888-FAN-RAYS.
The Rays will play 14 games at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, and a 15th at Tropicana Field on March 27 vs. the Tigers. They open the regular season on March 29 at home against Boston.
Spring workouts will start Feb. 14 for pitchers and catchers, and Feb. 19 for the full squad under manager Kevin Cash.
The full schedule will be released at a later date and is subject to change, but several other teams have also released their home schedule.
Feb. 23 Pittsburgh, 1:05 p.m.
Feb. 26 Toronto, 1:05 p.m.
Feb. 27 Baltimore, 1:05 p.m.
March 1 Baltimore, 1:05 p.m.
March 2 Philadelphia, 1:05 p.m.
March 6 Boston, 1:05 p.m.
March 7 Baltimore, 1:05 p.m.
March 9 Minnesota, 1:05 p.m.
March 11 Minnesota, 1:05 p.m.
March 15 Minnesota, 1:05 p.m.
March 18 Detroit, 1:05 p.m.
March 21 Boston, 1:05 p.m.
March 23 Toronto, 1:05 p.m.
March 25 New York-AL, 1:05 p.m.
March 27 Detroit Tropicana Field 12:35 p.m.