Mets & Cubs to close exhibition schedule in Las Vegas

The New York Mets announced today that the club will play two exhibition games vs. the Chicago Cubs in a rematch of the 2015 National League Championship Series at Cashman Field in Las Vegas on Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1.

Ticket packages are on sale now by calling the Las Vegas 51s office at 702-798-7825. Game times are TBA.

The Mets will be making their third appearance at Cashman Field, home of their Triple-A affiliate, the Las Vegas 51s. New York's last played in Las Vegas in 2014 when they also took on the Cubs.

The Mets begin their Spring Training schedule Thursday, March 3 vs. the Washington Nationals in Viera, Fla. at 1:05 p.m. The Mets first home game will be Friday, March 4 vs. the Miami Marlins in Port St. Lucie at 1:10 p.m. New York's last Grapefruit League game will be Wednesday, March 30 vs. Washington in Port St. Lucie at 12:10 p.m.

Season, group tickets and special ticket packages for Grapefruit League games including the Yankees, Red Sox and weekend games will go on sale Monday, December 7 at 10 a.m. at Mets.com or by calling 772-871-2115. Single game tickets will go on sale Saturday, January 16 at 10 a.m. More information is available online at Mets.com, StLucieMets.com or by calling 772-871-2115.

The Mets will open their 2016 Major League season on Sunday, April 3 at Kansas City at 8:35 p.m. (ET) on ESPN. The Home Opener is Friday, April 8 vs. Philadelphia at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field.