This will be the 14th Spring Training for the two clubs in Surprise. The clubs have combined to win four of the last six American League pennants.
• Buy Rangers' 2016 Spring Training tickets
The two teams will also face off in their first two Cactus League games. Those are scheduled for March 2-3 at Surprise Stadium. The two teams also play in San Antonio on March 18-19.
T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Postcards from Elysian Fields, follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.