Chicago Cubs announce single game ticket purchase options for 2015 season

SEASON TO INCLUDE POPULAR RIVALRY MATCHUPS, BOBBLEHEAD GIVEAWAYS, BUDWEISER BLEACHER FRIDAYS AND FAMILY SUNDAY GAMES

CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced details for purchasing single game tickets for the 2015 season. Single game tickets go on sale Friday, March 6, at 10 a.m. CST, and will be available on www.cubs.com or by calling 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827).

Fans may once again participate in the MasterCard Pre-sale prior to the general on-sale date. Starting Tuesday, March 3, at 10 a.m. CST, single game tickets will be available at www.cubs.com for a 20 percent premium, or a 15 percent premium for fans using a MasterCard.

"After an offseason filled with exciting additions to the team and improvements to Wrigley Field, we can't wait to get started on the 2015 season," said Colin Faulkner, vice president of sales and partnerships, Chicago Cubs. "Our fans will enjoy a schedule with fun promotions, rare Interleague visits and classic rivalry matchups, including Major League Baseball's Opening Night game vs. the St. Louis Cardinals."

The single game on-sale will include a selection of tickets to Opening Night vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, weekend bobblehead promotional games, Family Sundays and Interleague matchups with rare visits from the Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals. The 2015 Cubs promotional schedule will feature unique items including a Cubs winter aviator hat, Wrigley Field football, Chicago Whales replica throwback jersey, several Cubs player debut bobbleheads and other noteworthy giveaways.

For the 2015 season, "Weekends Start Here" with new Budweiser Bleacher Friday games. On select Friday games in May, June, July, August and September, the Budweiser Bleachers may feature pre- or post-game entertainment, exclusive giveaway items, special food and beverages and more. For the most up-to-date promotional schedule, visit www.cubs.com.

Fans interested in purchasing Cubs tickets in person can visit The Cubs Store located at 3616 N. Clark St., beginning Monday, March 9, at 9 a.m. CST. Due to the ongoing restoration and expansion of Wrigley Field, single game tickets will be sold at The Cubs Store during regular store hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day leading up to Opening Night with the exception of Saturday, March 14.

Details for each single game purchasing option follow:

MASTERCARD PRE-SALE:

The Cubs will once again offer the MasterCard Pre-sale starting Tuesday, March 3, at 10 a.m. through Wednesday, March 4, at 10 p.m. Fans using a MasterCard can purchase single game tickets in advance of the general on-sale date at a 15 percent premium, while fans using other forms of payment may purchase tickets at a 20 percent premium. MasterCard Pre-sale tickets may be purchased at www.cubs.com.

SINGLE GAME GENERAL ON-SALE:

Via the Internet: On Friday, March 6, fans can purchase tickets at www.cubs.com. A virtual waiting room will begin accepting customers at 9:30 a.m. At 10 a.m., customers will be selected from the virtual waiting room to begin purchasing tickets. All Internet customers will need a valid Cubs.com account. Customers are recommended to register for an account prior to March 6.

By Telephone: Tickets can be purchased by telephone beginning March 6 at 10 a.m. by dialing 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827).

At The Cubs Store: Tickets will be available for purchase starting Monday, March 9, at 9 a.m. Due to offseason construction happening in and around the ballpark, the team will offer in-person single game tickets for purchase at The Cubs Store every day through Opening Night during regular hours with the exception of Saturday, March 14.

For updated ticket pricing, please visit www.cubs.com. For more information, please contact the Chicago Cubs Ticket Office at 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827).