The Minnesota Twins released their spring-training schedule today; the 16-game slate includes visits by the New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays and Philadelphia Phillies, as well as multiple visits from the Boston Red Sox.
Twins pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on Thursday, Feb. 17, with their first workout slated for Friday, Feb. 18. The balance of the squad is scheduled to report on Tuesday, Feb. 22, with full-squad workouts beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 23.
The Twins are implementing a two-tiered ticket system for spring training. The first Boston game as well as the Philly and Yankees games will cost an additional $3 above the normal ticket prices of $13, $23, $25 and $39.
Single-game tickets can be purchased beginning Saturday, Jan. 8 at www.twinsbaseball.com, by calling 1-800-33-TWINS, by visiting the Target Field Box Office or the Hammond Stadium box office in Fort Myers. Box office hours at Hammond Stadium are from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (EST) Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (EST) on Saturday and Sunday. The Hammond Stadium box office will have extended hours on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, as tickets can be purchased from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (EST) on that day as well as during home games.