Rays Spring Training now available

Rays Spring Training now available

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays announced on Friday the process for purchasing single-game tickets to 2015 Spring Training games and also introduced the new Spring Three-Game Pack. The Rays open their Spring Training season on March 5 against the Orioles at 1:05 p.m. ET at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla.

Single-game tickets will go on sale next week, based upon availability. On Friday, Spring Training tickets will go on sale online to the general public exclusively at raysbaseball.com at 10 a.m. ET. On Jan. 17, Spring Training tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. via phone at 888-FAN-RAYS or 1-800-745-3000, online at raysbaseball.com or at the following locations:

• Charlotte Sports Park box office
• All Ticketmaster outlets
• Rays Tampa Store at 400 N. Tampa St.
• Tropicana Field box office

Rays Insider subscribers will have the opportunity to participate in a special online presale on Thursday. The deadline for registration is Wednesday at noon. Current subscribers need not re-apply.

New for the 2015 season, the Spring Three-Game Pack will also go on sale to the general public, exclusively through raysbaseball.com, on Jan. 16. This plan offers a ticket to three games at the special introductory price of $39, and it includes a limited-edition Charlotte Sports Park photo ball with purchase. This special item commemorates the USA Today 2014 Readers' Choice Award for Best Spring Training Facility.

Single-game tickets will once again range in price from $10 to $29. Spring Training season-ticket packages are available by visiting raysbaseball.com or by calling 888-FAN-RAYS, and they start at only $270 for Tampa Bay's 14-game home schedule at Charlotte Sports Park.

The first workout day for pitchers and catchers is Feb. 23. The first full-squad workout is Feb. 28.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.