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Rays release Spring Training schedule, prices

Schedule Includes 14 Home Games at Charlotte Sports Park

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-The 2015 spring training schedule and ticket prices for the Tampa Bay Rays Grapefruit League games at Charlotte Sports Park were released today. The Rays will play 14 spring training home games at Charlotte Sports Park. All home games at Charlotte Sports Park begin at 1:05 p.m. 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 Saturday, February 21 and position players report on Thursday, February 26.

The Rays will begin their schedule on Thursday, March 5 against the defending American League East Division Champion Baltimore Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park. The home schedule includes games against all four American League East opponents, including March 26 game against the New York Yankees. The schedule also includes home games with the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, and a pair of contests with the Boston Red Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-The 2015 spring training schedule and ticket prices for the Tampa Bay Rays Grapefruit League games at Charlotte Sports Park were released today. The Rays will play 14 spring training home games at Charlotte Sports Park. All home games at Charlotte Sports Park begin at 1:05 p.m. 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 Saturday, February 21 and position players report on Thursday, February 26.

The Rays will begin their schedule on Thursday, March 5 against the defending American League East Division Champion Baltimore Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park. The home schedule includes games against all four American League East opponents, including March 26 game against the New York Yankees. The schedule also includes home games with the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, and a pair of contests with the Boston Red Sox

The Rays break camp following their March 31 game versus the Red Sox and will host the American League Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers at Tropicana Field in an exhibition game on Saturday, April 4. The regular season schedule begins on Monday, 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 once again 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 or by calling 888-FAN-RAYS. All individuals who have placed a deposit will be contacted in January to select their seats.

DAY        DATE             OPPONENT              SITE                                           TIME  

Thu         March 5         Baltimore                 Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Fri           March 6         Minnesota                Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Sat          March 7         @Pittsburgh              Bradenton                                 1:05 p.m.

Sun         March 8         Philadelphia             Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Mon        March 9         @New York-AL        Tampa                                       1:05 p.m.

Tue         March 10      Pittsburgh (SS)       Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

      @Boston (SS)          Fort Myers                                 1:05 p.m.

Wed        March 11       @Minnesota             Lee County                               1:05 p.m.

Thu         March 12      Toronto                     Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Fri           March 13       @Philadelphia         Clearwater                                1:05 p.m.

Sat          March 14       @Baltimore              Sarasota                                    1:05 p.m.

Sun         March 15      New York-NL           Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Tue         March 17       @Philadelphia         Clearwater                                1:05 p.m.

Wed        March 18       @Toronto                  Dunedin                                    1:05 p.m.

Thu         March 19      Minnesota                Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Fri           March 20      Toronto                     Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Sat          March 21      Minnesota                Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Sun         March 22       @Toronto                  Dunedin                                    1:05 p.m.

Mon        March 23      Pittsburgh                Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Wed        March 25       @Minnesota             Lee County                               1:05 p.m.

Thu         March 26      New York-AL           Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Fri           March 27       @Baltimore              Sarasota                                    1:05 p.m.

Sat          March 28      Boston                      Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Sun         March 29       @Boston                   Fort Myers                                 1:05 p.m.

Mon        March 30      Baltimore                 Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

Tue         March 31      Boston (SS)             Charlotte County                    1:05 p.m.

      @Baltimore (SS)     Sarasota                                    1:05 p.m.

Wed        April 1            @New York-AL        Tampa                                       1:05 p.m.

Thu         April 2            @Philadelphia         Clearwater                                1:05 p.m.

Fri           April 3            @Detroit                    Lakeland                                   1:05 p.m.

Sat          April 4            Detroit                        Tropicana Field                        12:35 p.m.

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