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Braves announce 2015 Spring Training schedule

Club to open at home vs. Mets on March 4, will head directly to Miami following April 4 finale
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ATLANTA -- While there is some uncertainty about how their roster will be reconstructed over the next few weeks, the Braves know that they will open their exhibition season at home against the Mets and then remain in Florida throughout Spring Training to prepare for their Opening Day matchup against the Marlins in Miami.

The Braves will conduct Spring Training at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., for the 18th straight season. But this will be the first time during this span that they will not conclude their exhibition season with either a game at Turner Field or a matchup against their top prospects at the home stadium of one of their Minor League affiliates.

ATLANTA -- While there is some uncertainty about how their roster will be reconstructed over the next few weeks, the Braves know that they will open their exhibition season at home against the Mets and then remain in Florida throughout Spring Training to prepare for their Opening Day matchup against the Marlins in Miami.

The Braves will conduct Spring Training at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., for the 18th straight season. But this will be the first time during this span that they will not conclude their exhibition season with either a game at Turner Field or a matchup against their top prospects at the home stadium of one of their Minor League affiliates.

After spending a couple of weeks completing their early Spring Training workouts, the Braves will open their Grapefruit League schedule with a March 4 game against the Mets at Disney's Champion Stadium. They will make the short trek to play the Tigers in Lakeland the next day and then return home for a March 6 game against the Nationals.

The Braves will host four night games at Champion Stadium, each of which will be scheduled for 6:05 p.m. ET. They will be played March 14 (Astros), March 18 (Yankees), March 31 (Astros) and April 2 (Orioles).

Instead of heading north to conclude the exhibition season, the Braves will play each of their final three tuneup games against the Orioles. An April 3 game in Sarasota will be sandwiched between a pair of contests that will be played at Disney.

After concluding the April 4 game against the Orioles, the Braves will drive to Miami to make final preparations for their April 6 Opening Day game against the Marlins.

Braves pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on Feb. 20 and experience their first workout the next day. The first full-squad workout will be held on Feb. 26.

Individual Spring Training game tickets will be available for purchase at braves.com/springtraining beginning Dec. 1. Prices range from $14 (general-admission lawn seats) to $54 (lower-level reserved seats).

Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com.

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