Spring training tickets are starting to go on sale for the Tampa Bay Rays, Philadelphia Phillies and other teams in Florida's Grapefruit League.
Single-game tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. today for the Phillies. The Rays haven't specified an on-sale date yet, but according to MLB.com, single-game tickets will go on sale in mid-January.
Spring training, which begins in March, will be the first chance for fans to see the Phillies' offseason acquisitions:
- DH Jim Thome
- OF Laynce Nix
- P Jonathan Papelbon
- P Raul Valdes
- P Pat Misch
- P David Purcey
- P Brian Sanches
- P Dontrelle Willis
- IF Ty Wigginton
The Rays' offseason acquisitions include:
- DH Luke Scott
- P Fernando Rodney
- P Josh Lueke
- P Burke Badenhop
- C Jose Molina
Here's the on-sale schedule for all Grapefruit League teams, from MLB.com:
- Atlanta Braves, Lake Buena Vista: On sale now
- Baltimore Orioles, Sarasota: 10 a.m. Jan. 28 (Where to eat | Where to stay)
- Boston Red Sox, Fort Myers: On sale now
- Detroit Tigers, Lakeland: On sale now
- New York Mets, Port St. Lucie: 10 a.m. Saturday
- New York Yankees, Tampa: On sale now (Where to eat | Where to stay)
- Houston Astros, Kissimmee: Jan. 21
- Philadelphia Phillies, Clearwater: 9 a.m. Thursday ( | Where to stay)
- Pittsburgh Pirates, Bradenton: 10 a.m. Jan. 21 (Where to eat | Where to stay)
- Tampa Bay Rays, Charlotte County: Mid-January
- Toronto Blue Jays, Dunedin: On sale now ( | Where to stay)
- Washington Nationals, Viera: 10 a.m. Jan. 28
The Rays open the regular season against the Yankees on Friday, April 6 at in St. Petersburg.
Correction: An earlier version of this article said the Rays had specified an on-sale date for spring training tickets. They have not.