Fans can purchase Cubs single-game tickets March 6

MESA, Ariz. -- Excited about the 2015 season and new Cubs manager Joe Maddon? Cubs single-game tickets go on sale March 6 at 10 a.m. CT.

Tickets will be available on cubs.com or by calling 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827).

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

The single game on-sale will include a selection of tickets to Opening Night, April 5, against the Cardinals, plus weekend bobblehead promotional games, Family Sundays and Interleague matchups against the Indians, Tigers and Royals.

The 2015 promotional schedule features unique items, including a Cubs winter aviator hat, Wrigley Field football, Chicago Whales replica throwback jersey and several Cubs player debut bobbleheads.

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 postgame entertainment, exclusive giveaway items, special food and beverages and more. For an up-to-date promotional schedule, visit cubs.com.

Fans interested in purchasing Cubs tickets in person can visit The Cubs Store, 3616 N. Clark Street, Chicago, beginning March 9 at 9 a.m. Because of the ongoing construction at 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 March 14.

Here are the details for single-game purchasing options:

• The Cubs will offer the MasterCard Pre-sale starting March 3 at 10 a.m. through 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 cubs.com.

• Fans have three ways to purchase single-game tickets.

Via the Internet: On March 6, fans can purchase tickets at cubs.com. A virtual waiting room will begin accepting customers at 9:30 a.m. CT. 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 March 9 at 9 a.m. The team will offer in-person single-game tickets for purchase at The Cubs Store every day through April 5 during regular hours, with the exception of March 14.

Carrie Muskat is a reporter for MLB.com. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.