The club will begin its 17th season in the Cactus League on February 23 vs. Texas Rangers at Surprise Stadium.
Kansas City’s schedule features 15 home games at Surprise Stadium and two as the visiting team vs. the Texas Rangers on March 11 and 14.
The Royals will play every Cactus League team at least twice, with the exception of Oakland. The Royals will matchup with Texas four times, and three times each vs. Colorado, San Diego and San Francisco. There are also four split-squad dates, in which the Royals will field a pair of teams and play two games on February 26, March 8, March 11 and March 16.
The Royals will travel to Werner Park in Omaha, Neb. on March 25 to complete their exhibition schedule with a game vs. their Triple-A affiliate Omaha Storm Chasers. Kansas City’s exhibition game in Omaha last spring was cancelled due to weather. This year’s matchup will be the Royals’ first exhibition game vs. Omaha since 2000, when the franchise was known as the Golden Spikes. The Royals will open the regular season at Kauffman Stadium on March 28 vs. the Chicago White Sox.
Individual spring training game tickets go on sale via an online pre-sale on Saturday, November 17. The Surprise Stadium Box Office will open on Saturday, January 5 for walk-up purchases.