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Rays announce Spring Training schedule

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ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays announced their 2015 Spring Training schedule on Friday, including ticket prices for games at Charlotte Sports Park.

The Rays will play 14 home games at Charlotte Sports Park next spring, all of which will begin at 1:05 p.m. ET. This will be the first time in franchise history that all games for Spring Training, both home and away, will be during the day.

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays announced their 2015 Spring Training schedule on Friday, including ticket prices for games at Charlotte Sports Park.

The Rays will play 14 home games at Charlotte Sports Park next spring, all of which will begin at 1:05 p.m. ET. This will be the first time in franchise history that all games for Spring Training, both home and away, will be during the day.

Pitchers and catchers will report on Feb. 21, and position players report on Feb. 26.

The Rays will begin their exhibition schedule on March 5 against the defending American League East champion Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park.

The home schedule includes games against all four AL East opponents, including a March 26 game against the Yankees. The schedule also includes home games with the Mets, Phillies and a pair of contests with the Red Sox.

The Rays break camp following their March 31 game versus the Red Sox and will host the AL Central champion Tigers at Tropicana Field in an exhibition game on April 4. The regular-season schedule begins April 6, when the Rays host the Orioles.

Single-game Spring Training tickets for games at Charlotte Sports Park will go on sale in January, with a specific date to be announced. Ticket prices for single games range from $10 to $29, the same as they were in 2014.

Spring Training season-ticket holders continue to enjoy discounted package pricing for the 14-game spring schedule at Charlotte Sports Park, as well as the best seating locations.

Fans interested in placing a $100 deposit for Spring Training season tickets can do so by visiting raysbaseball.com/springtraining. All individuals who have placed a deposit will be contacted in January to select their seats.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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