The schedule features 33 official Grapefruit League games, including 16 home games at Charlotte Sports Park and one home game at Tropicana Field. The Rays open the Grapefruit League schedule at Charlotte Sports Park on Friday, February 22 against the Philadelphia Phillies.
In addition to the official Grapefruit League slate, the Rays will host the University of South Florida baseball team on Tuesday, March 5, for the only the second time, following March 1, 2000. On Sunday, March 24, the Rays will travel to North Port to help the Atlanta Braves open their new spring training facility, which will be Atlanta’s full-time spring home beginning in 2020. For the second straight year, the Rays complete the spring training schedule against the Detroit Tigers in an exhibition game at Tropicana Field on Tuesday, March 26.
There is still plenty of information to come, including game times and single-game ticket prices.