KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In conjunction with Surprise Stadium and the Texas Rangers, the Kansas City Royals today announced home game times for its 2020 spring training schedule.
The first workout date for pitchers and catchers is Feb. 12, followed by position players on Feb. 17. The Royals have added the annual charity game for the City of Surprise to its schedule, to be played on Feb. 21 vs. the Texas Rangers at Surprise Stadium, which will begin their 18th season in the Cactus League. The originally scheduled 33 exhibition games will continue the following day, Feb. 22 vs. the Los Angeles Angels in Tempe.
Kansas City’s schedule now features 15 home games at Surprise Stadium, plus two games as the visiting team vs. the Texas Rangers on Feb. 25 and March 13.
The Royals will host night games on March 3 vs. Arizona (7:05 p.m. CT) and March 17 vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers (8:05 p.m. CT). The first eight daytime home games will begin at 2:05 p.m. CT. Following Daylight Savings on March 8, the next four remaining daytime home games will begin at 3:05 p.m. CT. The Cactus League finale on March 21 vs. Texas will be played at 2:05 p.m. CT.
The Royals will play every other Cactus League team at least twice, including three games vs. the Angels and four vs. the Rangers. The Royals will play the Brewers twice in Cactus League play and twice at Miller Park on March 23-24, to end their exhibition schedule.
There are three split-squad dates, in which the Royals will field a pair of teams and play two games on Feb. 26, March 10 and March 18.
The Royals will open the regular season at Guaranteed Rate Field on March 26 vs. the Chicago White Sox.
Season ticket renewals and group ticket packages will go on sale on Oct. 19 through www.royals.com/spring. Single game tickets will go on sale online, via phone or mail order starting Nov. 16. The Surprise Stadium Box Office will open on Jan. 4 for walk-up purchases. For more information on spring training tickets or special packages, fans can call (623) 222-2222.
Following is the Royals spring training schedule for 2020.