The Toronto Blue Jays today release its 2023 Spring Training schedule with 32 games against nine different teams.
The club’s annual springtime pilgrimage begins Saturday, Feb. 25 on the road against the Pittsburgh Pirates, giving Blue Jays fans their first look at the preseason roster. The first home game at TD Ballpark is on Sunday, Feb. 26 against the New York Yankees.
The Blue Jays will face each AL East team next spring, with four games against both the Yankees and Baltimore Orioles, and two games each against the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox.
The schedule features 16 home games, giving snowbirds and young fans several opportunities to catch the team in Dunedin, FL, including three at home during the Canadian March Break (March 13 to 17).
On February 28, the Blue Jays meet the cross-town rival Philadelphia Phillies for the first of eight games between the ballclubs. Additional opponents the Blue Jays will face during Spring Training are the Atlanta Braves (two games), Minnesota Twins (two games), and Detroit Tigers (four games).
This Spring Training also sees the return of split-squad games, with the Blue Jays playing against the Tigers and Phillies on Tuesday, Feb. 28 and two games against the Phillies on Friday, March 17.