Exhibition baseball opens in Port Charlotte February 23.
February will mark the 10th season the Rays will call Charlotte Sports Park home for the spring. In 2018, 14 games will be played in Port Charlotte beginning with the Pirates on Friday, February 23 at 1:05 PM. It will be the only game between the two teams in Charlotte County. The only road game known so far will be on the same day as the Rays open with a split-squad game down in Sarasota against the Orioles.
Pitchers and catchers will report to camp on Wednesday, February 14. The first full-squad workout is slated for Monday, February 19.
The home slate wraps up with the Tigers on March 27th at 12:35 PM. This will be the only home game not scheduled for 1:05 as it will be played at Tropicana Field.
The entire spring training home schedule:
Fri February 23 Pittsburgh 1:05 p.m.
Mon February 26 Toronto 1:05 p.m.
Tue February 27 Baltimore 1:05 p.m.
Thu March 1 Baltimore 1:05 p.m.
Fri March 2 Philadelphia 1:05 p.m.
Tue March 6 Boston 1:05 p.m.
Wed March 7 Baltimore 1:05 p.m.
Fri March 9 Minnesota 1:05 p.m.
Sun March 11 Minnesota 1:05 p.m.
Thu March 15 Minnesota 1:05 p.m.
Sun March 18 Detroit 1:05 p.m.
Wed March 21 Boston 1:05 p.m.
Fri March 23 Toronto 1:05 p.m.
Sun March 25 New York-AL 1:05 p.m.
Tue March 27 Detroit Tropicana Field 12:35 p.m.
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