The Kansas City Royals 2016 spring schedule begins with two home games against Surprise training complex partner Texas Rangers on March 2 and 3. The 34-game spring training schedule that features 15 home games at Surprise Stadium, with one additional game (March 30 vs. Texas) as the visiting team at the park.
Other highlights include a two-game series against the Rangers at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, on Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19. The Royals will conclude the spring schedule with a two-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, Friday, April 1 (6:40 p.m.) and Saturday, April 2 (1:10 p.m.). The team then preps for a Sunday, April 3 regular-season opener against their 2015 World Series opponent, the New York Mets, on ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball.”
Individual Spring Training game tickets go on sale via an online pre-sale on Saturday, December 12 through tickets.com.
Pitchers and catchers will report to Surprise on Thursday, February 18. Workouts for pitchers begin the following day, Friday, February 19. The remainder of the squad will report on Monday, February 22 and begin workouts for the 2016 campaign on Tuesday, February 23.