Texas’ 30-game Arizona schedule features 16 contests at Surprise Stadium/Billy Parker Field. The Rangers will be the home team for 15 of those games and will be the visiting club for one contest against the 2014 A.L. champion Kansas City Royals, who share the Surprise complex with Texas. Those two teams will play three times overall in Surprise in 2015, opening the spring schedule with consecutive games: Wednesday, March 4 (Rangers home game), which is the Surprise Sundancers Charity Game and Thursday, March 5 (Royals home game).
Texas will play night games in Surprise with Cincinnati on Monday, March 23 and with Colorado on Thursday, March 26, both at 6:05 p.m. MT. All other Rangers games in Surprise will be 1:05 p.m. MT starts.
The schedule includes a pair of exhibition games with the New York Mets at Globe Life Park in Arlington to close the spring schedule on Friday, April 3 (7:05 p.m. CT) and Saturday, April 4 (1:05 p.m. CT). It will mark the first exhibition game in Arlington versus a major league team since the Rangers hosted at the Kansas City Royals on April 2, 2010.
As previously announced, the club’s spring training schedule also includes two games with the Los Angeles Dodgers in the third annual H-E-B Big League Weekend series at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Friday, March 20 (7:05 p.m. CT) and Saturday, March 21 (1:05 p.m. CT).
Single-game tickets go on sale online Monday, Dec. 15, and onsale at the Surprise Stadium ticket office on Saturday, Jan. 3.