Phillies Announce 2017 Spring Training Schedule, Tickets & Fan Trips On-Sale Dates

Pitchers and catchers first workout on February 14; Full squad first workout February 17

With winter just around the corner, it's never too early to think spring and plan a getaway to sunny Clearwater, Florida, home of Phillies Spring Training. The first pitchers and catchers workout will be on Tuesday, February 14, and the first full squad workout will be on Friday, February 17.

The Phillies 2017 Spring Training schedule kicks off with an exhibition game against the University of Tampa on Thursday, February 23. Spring Training continues with 18 matchups in Clearwater. The Grapefruit League Home Opener will be played against the New York Yankees on Saturday, February 25. Other highlights include a three-game stretch beginning on March 3 against the Minnesota Twins, followed by a game on March 4 against the Atlanta Braves and the Phillies Alumni Day game on March 5 against the Detroit Tigers. The annual St. Patrick's Day game will take place against the Toronto Blue Jays on March 17. The Spring Training schedule concludes on Friday, March 31 with a game against the Tampa Bay Rays

The complete Spring Training schedule is available at phillies.com.

Upcoming Spring Training Ticket Dates

Spring Training three-game packs go on sale Monday, November 21. Individual ticket sales for Spring Training games will begin on Thursday, January 5. Tickets can be purchased at phillies.com, by calling 215-463-1000, or in person at the ballpark in Philadelphia or Clearwater.

Phillies Fan Spring Training Trips on Sale Today

The Phillies are once again offering exclusive travel packages that allow fans to experience Spring Training in Clearwater, Fla. like never before. Official Phillies Fan Spring Training trips are currently available, including the "Early Bird" and "Grand Slam" packages as well as the ever-popular "Seniors Trip" package.

Packages include game tickets, choice of hotel accommodations, car rental, a $25 gift certificate to the team store, custom Phillies travel merchandise and flight travel options. A private, behind-the-scenes tour of the Phillies Minor League Complex is included. The "Grand Slam" package also offers an exclusive pre-game Q&A brunch with select Phillies players and announcers. For more information or to make reservations, visit www.phillies.com/PhilliesVacations or call 1-877-833-7326.

**Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Schedule updates, game times and television dates will be posted on phillies.com as they occur.