The Orioles on Tuesday announced their 2010 spring training schedule, which will open March 3 against the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla.
After 14 years in Fort Lauderdale, the club is training in Sarasota for the first time since 1995 and will play 16 home games in 2010 at their new spring facility.
The team's first workout for pitchers and catchers is Feb. 18 and the first full-squad workout will be Feb. 23. All workouts prior to the start of exhibition games are free and open to the public.
The Orioles will host 10 different opponents at Ed Smith Stadium, including the Boston Red Sox three times, the Rays, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins and Pittsburgh Pirates two times each, and the Detroit Tigers, Florida Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays once.
Fans can purchase single-game tickets for Ed Smith Stadium at orioles.com, by calling 888-329-3365 and through the Orioles' box office in Sarasota (in person or by fax or mail). Multi-game, season or group ticket plans can be purchased by calling 941-954-4101.
The Orioles will conclude the exhibition season April 3 against the Mets in Sarasota. The team will hold a final workout April 4 in Sarasota before breaking camp. They will hold a workout April 5 at Tropicana Field prior to the regular-season opener against the Rays April 6.
Date Opponent Location Time
March 3 Tampa Bay Rays Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 4 Tampa Bay Rays Charlotte County 1:05 p.m.
March 5 Pittsburgh Pirates Sarasota 7:05 p.m.
March 6 Detroit Tigers Lakeland 1:05 p.m.
March 7 Boston Red Sox Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 8 Minnesota Twins Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 9 Tampa Bay Rays Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 10 Pittsburgh Pirates Bradenton 7:05 p.m.
March 11 Minnesota Twins Lee County 7:05 p.m.
March 12 Florida Marlins Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 13 New York Yankees Tampa 1:05 p.m.
March 14 Philadelphia Phillies Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 15 Boston Red Sox Fort Myers 1:05 p.m.
March 16 Minnesota Twins Lee County 1:05 p.m.
March 17 Toronto Blue Jays Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 18 Toronto Blue Jays Dunedin 1:05 p.m.
March 19 Philadelphia Phillies Clearwater 7:05 p.m.
March 20 Pittsburgh Pirates (SS) Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
Boston Red Sox (SS) Fort Myers 1:05 p.m.
March 21 Philadelphia Phillies Clearwater 1:05 p.m.
March 22 Off day
March 23 Florida Marlins Jupiter 1:05 p.m.
March 24 St. Louis Cardinals Jupiter 1:05 p.m.
March 25 New York Yankees Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 26 Minnesota Twins Sarasota 7:05 p.m.
March 27 Boston Red Sox Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 29 New York Yankees Sarasota 7:05 p.m.
March 30 Detroit Tigers Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
March 31 Boston Red Sox Sarasota 1:05 p.m.
April 1 Tampa Bay Rays Charlotte County 1:05 p.m.
April 2 New York Yankees Tampa 1:05 p.m.
April 3 New York Mets Sarasota 1:05 p.m.