This morning, the Rays have released their 2016 spring training schedule that's subject to change,pending the approval of the US and Cuban governments.
Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on February 21st, with the full squad beginning workouts on the 26th.
The team will then play their first game on March 2nd against the Nationals in Port Charlotte. The Rays will play 15 games in Port Charlotte, and 29 games overall. Three of those games are scheduled for night time as they'll take on the Orioles on the 5th at 7:05, the Yankees on the 24th at 6:35, and the Pirates on the 26th at 6:05. All of the night time games are at the opposing team's ballpark.
The last week of games could potentially change, and are likely to as the US and Cuban government will need to approve the team traveling to Cuba to take on their national team in Havana in two games over three days. The final day of spring training is on April 1st against the Tigers at 1:05.
#Rays spring training schedule released. More info soon on https://t.co/Vy8xnjpbqP pic.twitter.com/2okhuDAMqe— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) November 27, 2015
Tickets will go on sale starting December 4th at 10:00am, however, the team will have a sale on Cyber Monday
#Rays will make single-game spring tickets available for Cyber Monday pre-sale, then formally Dec. 4, see https://t.co/DrPZ7XW8zZ.— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) November 27, 2015
Only 85 days until he beginning of spring training!