Royals Spring Training: What you need to know

February 6th, 2019
Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez, left, celebrates with teammate Whit Merrifield after scoring a run during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Charlie Neibergall/AP

KANSAS CITY -- It is time, Royals fans. Time to gear up for Spring Training.
Here are the basics of the Royals' camp which opens next week in Surprise, Ariz.
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Pitchers and catchers report date 
Pitchers and catchers first workout
Wednesday (Feb. 13).
Full squad report date
Feb. 17
First full-squad workout 
Feb. 18
New faces to know 
Top prospects to know 
LHP (No. 13), INF (No. 7), C MJ Melendez (No. 5)
Royals' top 30 prospects
Where is the facility? 
Surprise, Ariz.
Can fans attend workouts?
Yes, there are four diamonds at the north end of the facility where fans can observe and get autographs.
Royals' Spring Training schedule
First game 
Feb. 23 vs. Rangers at Surprise Stadium
First TV game
March 9 at D-backs (2:10 CT)
One other notable game
March 19 vs. Cubs in Surprise, night game at 8:05 CT. Should be a huge crowd.
Last game in Arizona
March 24 vs. Rangers in Surprise
Exhibition game
March 25 at Omaha vs. Triple-A affiliate
Opening Day
March 28, vs. White Sox at Kauffman Stadium, 3:15 CT.