The Tampa Bay Rays 2019 Spring Training schedule features 33 official Grapefruit League games, including 16 home games at Charlotte Sports Park and one home game at Tropicana Field. The Rays open the Grapefruit League schedule at Charlotte Sports Park on Friday, February 22 against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Rays / Phillies game begins Florida Spring Training.
Hotels Near Charlotte Sports Park
Days Inn Port Charlotte
1941 Tamiami Tr.
La Quinta Inn & Suites
812 Kings Hwy.
Sleep Inn & Suites
806 Kings Hwy.
Microtel Inn Port Charlotte
4056 Tamiami Tr.
Hampton Inn Pt Charlotte
24480 Sandhill Blvd.
2300 El Jobean Rd.
Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Directions: From I-75
Take exit 179 toward N Port/Port Charlotte
Merge onto N Toledo Blade Blvd
Turn right at El Jobean Rd.
From I-75 North:
Take exit 164 toward Punta Gorda
Turn left at Duncan Rd/US-17
Continue to follow US-17
Turn right at Tamiami Trail/US-41
Turn left at El Jobean Rd
Day games start at 1:05 PM and night games at 7:05 PM
Tickets will be available for purchase at the Charlotte Sports Park box office beginning in mid January.
In addition to the official Grapefruit League slate, the Rays will host the University of South Florida baseball team on Tuesday, March 5, for the only the second time, following March 1, 2000. On Sunday, March 24, the Rays will travel to North Port to help the Atlanta Braves open their new spring training facility, which will be Atlanta's full-time spring home beginning in 2020. For the second straight year, the Rays complete the spring training schedule against the Detroit Tigers in an exhibition game at Tropicana Field on Tuesday, March 26.
Group and Suite Tickets: Information regarding tickets for suites and groups is available by calling 941-206-HITS. Tickets for groups of 15 or more are available at a specially discounted rate of $2 off per ticket for most games.
Also playing at Charlotte Sports Park right after spring training ends are the Class A affiliate team of the Rays, the Charlotte Stone Crabs.
Home Game Time 1:05PM unless otherwise noted
(ss) indicates split squad
|Feb 22||Philadelphia Phillies||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Feb 23||Minnesota Twins (ss)||Hammond Stadium|
|Feb 24||New York Yankees||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Feb 25||Miami Marlins||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Feb 26||Baltimore Orioles||Ed Smith Stadium|
|Feb 27||Boston Red Sox||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Feb 28||Minnesota Twins 6:35||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Mar 1||Baltimore Orioles||Ed Smith Stadium|
|Philadelphia Phillies||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Toronto Blue Jays||Dunedin|
|Mar 3||Pittsburgh Pirates||McKechnie Field|
|Mar 4||Off Day|
|USF 6:05||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Minnesota Twins||Hammond Stadium|
|Mar 6||Baltimore Orioles||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Mar 7||Toronto Blue Jays||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Mar 8||Minnesota Twins||Hammond Stadium|
|Mar 9||Baltimore Orioles||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Mar 10||Boston Red Sox||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Mar 11||Philadelphia Phillies||Clearwater|
|Mar 12||Toronto Blue Jays||Dunedin|
|Mar 13||Off Day|
|Mar 14||Philadelphia Phillies||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Detroit Tigers||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||McKechnie Field 6:05|
|Mar 16||Minnesota Twins||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Mar 17||Boston Red Sox||Ft. Myers|
|Mar 18||Pittsburgh Pirates||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Mar 19||New York Yankees||Steinbrenner Field|
|Mar 20||Off Day|
|Atlanta Braves||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Boston Red Sox||Ft. Myers 6:05|
|Mar 22||Pittsburgh Pirates||Charlotte Sports Park|
|Mar 23||Detroit Tigers||Lakeland|
|Mar 24||Atlanta Braves||North Port|
|Mar 25||Philadelphia Phillies||Clearwater|
|Mar 26||Detroit Tigers||Tropicana Field 12:35|