ST. PETERSBURG -- Baseball season is now on the clock and the Rays are looking to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2014.That quest will begin next week as Spring Training is finally upon us. Here's a primer to get you informed on all you need
ST. PETERSBURG -- Baseball season is now on the clock and the Rays are looking to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2014.
That quest will begin next week as Spring Training is finally upon us. Here's a primer to get you informed on all you need to know this spring.
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Pitchers and catchers report date
First pitchers and catchers workout
Full-squad report date
First full-squad workout
New faces to know
Yandy Díaz, Oliver Drake, Avisaíl García, Guillermo Heredia, Charlie Morton, Emilio Pagán, Mike Zunino
Top prospects to know
Lucius Fox, Ian Gibaut, Nate Lowe, Jesus Sanchez, Nick Solak
Where is the facility?
Charlotte Sports Park, 2300 El Jobean Rd, Port Charlotte, Fla., 33948
Can fans attend workouts?
Yes, the workouts are open to the public, beginning 11 a.m. ET on Feb. 18.
First Grapefruit League game
Feb. 22 vs. Phillies, 1:05 p.m. ET at Charlotte Sports Park
First TV game
Feb. 24 vs. Yankees on FOX Sports Sun, 1:05 p.m. ET at Charlotte Sports Park
One other notable game
March 5 vs. University of South Florida (split squad), 6:05 p.m. ET at Charlotte Sports Park
Last Grapefruit League game
March 25 at Phillies, 1:05 p.m. ET at Spectrum Field
Any additional exhibitions before the regular season?
March 26 vs. Tigers, 12:35 p.m. ET at Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Dr., St. Petersburg, Fla., 33705
March 28 vs. Astros, 4 p.m. ET, Tropicana Field
** Juan Toribio ** covers the Rays for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @juanctoribio.