Here is the release from the team.
Arlington, TX - The Texas Rangers are scheduled to play 31 spring training games in 2010, including contests versus the Kansas City Royals at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington and Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. The club released its complete spring training schedule and pricing on Thursday.
The schedule will include 29 games in Arizona, 16 at Surprise Stadium/Billy Parker Field. The Rangers will be the home team for 14 of those games and will be the visiting club twice against the Royals, who share the Surprise complex with Texas. Those two teams will play three times in Surprise in 2010, opening the spring schedule with the Surprise Sundancers Charity Game on Thursday, March 4 and games on Sunday and Sunday, March 5-6.
In addition, the Rangers will host the Seattle Mariners for two games and will play single home games versus the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland A’s, San Diego Padres, and San Francisco Giants. The Cactus League will have 15 teams in 2010 with the Cincinnati Reds joining the Indians in Goodyear. The Rangers and Reds meet just one time, in Texas’ final game in Arizona on Thursday, April 1 in Goodyear.
Texas will play 6:05 p.m. MT games in Surprise with San Francisco on Monday, March 15 and versus Milwaukee on Thursday, March 18. All other Rangers games in Surprise will be 1:05 p.m. MT starts.
Texas and Kansas City will end the exhibition season with a pair of games in Texas: Friday, April 2 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington at 7:05 p.m. CT and Saturday, April 3 at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, home of the Rangers’ Texas League farm team, at 1:05 p.m. CT. The Rangers open the 2010 regular season in Arlington on Monday, April 5 versus the Toronto Blue Jays.
2010 individual ticket prices for Texas Rangers games at Surprise Stadium will remain the same as in 2009: Lower Dugout--$23.00; Upper Dugout--$20.00; Infield--$17.00; Plaza--$13.00; and Lawn--$7.00. Full season and 7-Game ticket packages are also available, and there are group ticket packages that include three Rangers half price group games. Parking is free to all games at Surprise Stadium.
Full season ticket packages go on sale Tuesday, December 1, and information is available by calling 623-222-2222 or by going to www.surprisespringtraining.com. Spring training individual tickets for 2010 will go on sale on Saturday, January 9 and may be purchased in one of three ways:
IN PERSON: At the Surprise Stadium Ticket Office, 15960 N. Bullard Ave. in Surprise
BY PHONE: Through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000
ON THE INTERNET: At texasrangers.com
A service charge will be applied for all phone and internet orders.
Prior to the start of the exhibition season, the Rangers will hold workouts at the organization’s complex in Surprise. Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on Thursday, February 18 and will work out for the first time on Friday, February 19. Infielders and outfielders report on Tuesday, February 23 with the first full squad workout on Wednesday, February 24. All workouts are open to the public free of charge.
The complete 2010 spring training schedule is attached.
2010 TEXAS RANGERS SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE
(All Times Mountain Except Where Noted)
DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME
Thursday, March 4 Kansas City Royals (Charity Game) Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Friday, March 5 Kansas City Royals Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 6 Kansas City Royals Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 7 Cleveland Indians Goodyear 1:05 p.m.
Monday, March 8 Los Angeles Angels Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 9 Oakland A’s Phoenix 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday, March 10 Seattle Mariners Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Thursday, March 11 Colorado Rockies Tucson 1:05 p.m.
Friday, March 12 San Diego Padres Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 13 Cleveland Indians Goodyear 1:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 14 Arizona Diamondbacks (SS) Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Los Angeles Dodgers (SS) Glendale 1:05 p.m.
Monday, March 15 San Francisco Giants Surprise Stadium 6:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 16 Chicago Cubs Mesa 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday, March 17 Seattle Mariners Peoria 7:05 p.m.
Thursday, March 18 Milwaukee Brewers Surprise Stadium 6:05 p.m.
Friday, March 19 Cleveland Indians Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 20 Los Angeles Dodgers Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 21 San Diego Padres Peoria 1:05 p.m.
Monday, March 22 San Francisco Giants Scottsdale 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23 Off Day
Wednesday, March 24 Chicago Cubs Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Thursday, March 25 Los Angeles Angels Tempe 1:05 p.m.
Friday, March 26 Oakland A’s Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 27 Milwaukee Brewers Maryvale 1:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 28 Chicago White Sox Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Monday, March 29 Colorado Rockies Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 30 Arizona Diamondbacks Tucson 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday, March 31 Seattle Mariners Surprise Stadium 1:05 p.m.
Thursday, April 1 Cincinnati Reds Goodyear 1:05 p.m.
Friday, April 2 Kansas City Royals Rangers Ballpark in Arlington 7:05 p.m. (CDT)
Saturday, April 3 Kansas City Royals Dr Pepper Ballpark, Frisco 1:05 p.m. (CDT)
Home Games in Bold
NOTE: Surprise is one hour behind Texas time through March 6 and 2 hours behind beginning March 7
Cactus League Home Games Played at Surprise Stadium/Billy Parker Field, Surprise, AZ