The Royals have released their spring training schedule for 2016, a slate of games that includes two appearances in San Antonio during mid-March against the Texas Rangers.
The World Series champions will open their spring schedule on March 2 in Surprise, Ariz., also against the Rangers, with their annual charity game. The two games in San Antonio will be played at the Alamodome.
Pitchers and catchers will report to Surprise on Feb. 18 and hold their first workout the following day. The full squad reports Monday, Feb. 22 and works out together for the first time on Feb. 23 in anticipation of Cactus League play.
The Royals open their regular season at Kauffman Stadium against the team they beat in the World Series, the New York Mets, on April 3.
Royals’ 2016 spring schedule
All times Central; all sites in Arizona except for March 18-19 split-squad games in San Antonio
2 vs. Texas in Surprise, 2:05 p.m. (charity game)
3 vs. Texas in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.
4 at San Diego in Peoria, 8:10 p.m.
5 vs. Chicago White Sox in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.
6 at L.A. Angels in Tempe, time TBA
7 at Oakland in Mesa, TBA
8 vs. Colorado in Surprise 2:05 p.m.
9 vs. Milwaukee (split squad, or SS) in Surprise 2:05; at Seattle (SS) in Peoria, TBA
10 at Chicago White Sox (SS) in Glendale, TBA
11 vs. Arizona in Surprise 2:05 p.m.
12 at Arizona in Scottsdale, TBA
13 vs. Cleveland (SS) in Surprise, 3:05 p.m.
14 vs. Chicago White Sox in Surprise, 3:05 p.m.
15 at Cincinnati in Goodyear, TBA
16 vs. Chicago Cubs in Surprise, 3:05
17 at L.A. Dodgers in Glendale, TBA
18 vs. L.A. Angels (SS) in Surprise, 3:05 p.m.; vs. Texas (SS) San Antonio, 7:05 p.m.
19 vs. Texas (SS) in San Antonio, 2:05; vs. Seattle (SS) in Surprise, 3:05 p.m.
20 at Chicago Cubs in Mesa, TBA
21 Off day
22 vs. L.A. Dodgers in Surprise, 8:05 p.m.
23 at Cleveland in Goodyear, TBA
24 at Milwaukee in Maryvale, TBA
25 at San Francisco (SS) in Scottsdale, 3:05 p.m.
26 vs. Oakland in Surprise, 3:05 p.m.
27 at Oakland in Mesa, TBA
28 vs. San Diego (SS) in Surprise, 3:05; at Seattle (SS) in Peoria, TBA
29 vs. San Francisco in Surprise, 8:05 p.m.
30 at Texas in Surprise, 12:05 p.m.
31 Off day
1 at Arizona in Phoenix, 8:40 p.m.
2 at Arizona in Phoenix, 3:10 p.m.