Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training 2019

 Tampa Bay Rays Port Charlotte

Schedule Hotels Stadium

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.

The first workout for pitchers and catchers is scheduled for Wednesday, February 13. The first full-squad workout is scheduled for Monday, February 18.


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.

Stadium Info

Charlotte Sports Park
2300 El Jobean Rd.
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Directions: From I-75 South
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.

Date Opponent Site
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
Mar 2
(ss)
Philadelphia Phillies Charlotte Sports Park
Toronto Blue Jays Dunedin
Mar 3 Pittsburgh Pirates McKechnie Field
Mar 4 Off Day  
Mar 5
(ss)
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
Mar 15
(ss)
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  
Mar 21
(ss)
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