The Miami Marlins today announced their 2012 Spring Training schedule, which includes 14 home contests at Roger Dean Stadium, 17 games overall at the complex, and two exhibition games vs. the New York Yankees at the New Marlins Ballpark, April 1-2.
Marlins pitchers and catchers will have physicals on Feb. 22 and will hold their first on-field workout that afternoon. Position players have physicals Feb. 26, with the first full-squad workout taking place that afternoon.
The Marlins play 29 exhibition games, the first coming as the road team March 5 against the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:05 p.m. The Marlins first home contest will be Tuesday, March 6 vs. the Detroit Tigers at 1:05 p.m.
The Marlins’ full 2012 spring training schedule can be found at the end of this blog entry.
Overall the Marlins will play a total of 29 Grapefruit League games, with home games in Jupiter against the Cardinals (three times), Mets (three times), Nationals (two times), Tigers (March 6), Braves (March 13), Twins (March 17), Astros (March 19), Rays (March 20) and Red Sox (March 24).
The Marlins spring schedule will conclude with two games at the new ballpark in Miami against the New York Yankees, April 1 (1:10 p.m.) and April 2 (7:10 p.m.).
Season-ticket packages for games in Jupiter are available by calling (561) 799-1345.
Mini plans of 6+ games will go on sale on Monday, Nov. 28.
Individual tickets for games in Jupiter will go on sale at the Roger Dean Stadium Box Office and local Ticketmaster locations Jan. 21, 2012.
For more ticket information, contact Roger Dean Stadium at (561) 775-1818 or check the stadium’s website, http://www.rogerdeanstadium.com. Additional ticket information can also be found at the Marlins official website, http://www.marlins.com
MARLINS 2012 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE
DAY DAY OPPONENT LOCATION GAME TIME
Monday March 5 St. Louis Jupiter 1:05p.m.
Tuesday March 6 DETROIT JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday March 7 NEW YORK METS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Thursday March 8 New York Mets at Port St. Lucie 1:10 p.m.
Friday March 9 WASHINGTON# JUPITER 7:05 p.m.
Saturday March 10 ST. LOUIS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Sunday March 11 New York Mets at Port St. Lucie 1:10 p.m.
Monday March 12 Boston at Ft. Myers 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday March 13 ATLANTA JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday March 14 Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte 1:05 p.m.
Thursday March 15 NEW YORK METS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Friday March 16 St. Louis Jupiter 1:05 p.m.
Saturday March 17 MINNESOTA (ss) JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Saturday March 17 Washington (ss) at Viera 1:05 p.m.
Sunday March 18 St. Louis Jupiter 1:05p.m.
Monday March 19 HOUSTON JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday March 20 TAMPA BAY JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday March 21 OFF DAY
Thursday March 22 Atlanta at Orlando 1:05 p.m.
Friday March 23 ST. LOUIS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Saturday March 24 BOSTON JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Sunday March 25 Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte 1:05 p.m.
Monday March 26 Detroit at Lakeland 1:05p.m.
Tuesday March 27 WASHINGTON JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday March 28 Houston at Kissimmee 1:05 p.m.
Thursday March 29 ST. LOUIS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Friday March 30 Washington# at Viera 6:05 p.m.
Saturday March 31 NEW YORK METS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Sunday April 1 NEW YORK YANKEES* MIAMI 1:10 p.m.
Monday April 2 NEW YORK YANKEES*# MIAMI 7:10 p.m.
*Games will be played at the New Marlins Ballpark.
#Games will be played as night games.