BALTIMORE, Md- The Orioles today announced their 2014 Grapefruit League schedule, which opens Friday, February 28 with a 1:05 p.m. game in Port Charlotte against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Orioles' home opener will be Saturday, March 1 at 1:05 p.m. against the Toronto Blue Jays. 2014 marks the fifth consecutive spring training for the Orioles in Sarasota, and the fourth in the renovated Ed Smith Stadium.
Baltimore will face eight different opponents during their 15-game home Grapefruit League campaign. The O's will host the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays three times each and the Minnesota Twins, Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies twice each. The Orioles will square off with the Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays once each at Ed Smith Stadium.
The Orioles will play 15 games on the road during the 2014 Grapefruit League schedule. They will make four trips to play the Rays, Red Sox and Twins, two trips to play the Pirates and Yankees and one trip to play the Blue Jays and Phillies.
Fans interested in season plans or group tickets, or those wishing to receive additional spring training ticket information may call the Orioles spring training office in Sarasota at 941-893-6300.
The Orioles are also offering the official Spring Training Travel Package that includes hotel accommodations, rental car, game tickets, optional airfare through Southwest Airlines and other amenities. For more information or to order travel packages, fans should visit www.orioles.com/springtravel or call 1-800-892-7687.
Single game tickets for all 15 of the Orioles' Grapefruit League Games at Ed Smith Stadium will go on sale January 25, 2014.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES 2014 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE
(opponents, locations, dates and game times subject to change)
Day Date Opponent Location Time
Friday February 28 at Tampa Bay Rays Port Charlotte 1:05
Saturday March 1 Toronto Blue Jays Sarasota 1:05
Sunday March 2 at Boston Red Sox Fort Myers 1:35
Monday March 3 Minnesota Twins (ss) Sarasota 1:05
Tuesday March 4 at New York Yankees Tampa 1:05
Wednesday March 5 at Minnesota Twins Fort Myers 1:05
Thursday March 6 Tampa Bay Rays Sarasota 1:05
Friday March 7 Philadelphia Phillies Sarasota 1:05
Saturday March 8 at Boston Red Sox (ss) Ft. Myers 1:05
Boston Red Sox (ss) Sarasota 7:05
Sunday March 9 Pittsburgh Pirates (ss) Sarasota 1:05
Monday March 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates Bradenton 1:05
Tuesday March 11 Boston Red Sox (ss) Sarasota 1:05
Wednesday March 12 Philadelphia Phillies Sarasota 1:05
Thursday March 13 at New York Yankees (ss) Tampa 1:05
Friday March 14 at Minnesota Twins (ss) Fort Myers 1:05
Saturday March 15 New York Yankees (ss) Sarasota 1:05
Sunday March 16 at Toronto Blue Jays Dunedin 1:05
Monday March 17 at Philadelphia Phillies (ss) Clearwater 1:05
Minnesota Twins (ss) Sarasota 7:05
Tuesday March 18 OFF DAY
Wednesday March 19 Tampa Bay Rays Sarasota 1:05
Thursday March 20 at Pittsburgh Pirates Bradenton 1:05
Friday March 21 Atlanta Braves (ss) Sarasota 1:05
Saturday March 22 at Tampa Bay Rays Port Charlotte 1:05
Sunday March 23 Pittsburgh Pirates Sarasota 1:05
Monday March 24 Boston Red Sox Sarasota 1:05
Tuesday March 25 at Minnesota Twins Ft. Myers 1:05
Wednesday March 26 at Tampa Bay Rays (ss) Sarasota 1:05
at Boston Red Sox (ss) Fort Myers 7:10
Thursday March 27 Tampa Bay Rays Sarasota 7:05
(ss)- split squad game