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Royals announce 2020 spring training schedule, report dates

If you’re looking ahead to the next Royals season, Feb. 12 is a key date. That’s when pitchers and catchers will begin spring-training workouts in Surprise, Arizona ahead of the 2020 season.

Position players will start their workouts on Feb. 17.

The Royals will open Cactus League play with a charity game against the Texas Rangers, who share Surprise Stadium with the Royals.

To cap their spring schedule, the Royals will play a pair of games in Milwaukee before heading to Chicago to face the White Sox in the season opener.

There’s no exhibition game planned for Omaha in 2020. All of the following games are in Arizona, except the final two in Milwaukee (SS designates split squad). All times are Central.

Feb. 21: vs. Rangers in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.

Feb. 22: at Angels in Tempe, TBA

Feb. 23: vs. Indians in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.

Feb. 24: vs. Padres in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.

Feb. 25: at Rangers in Surprise, TBA

Feb. 26: vs. White Sox (SS) in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.; at Cubs (SS) in Mesa, TBA

Feb. 27: at Brewers in Maryvale, TBA

Feb. 28: vs. Giants in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.

Feb. 29: at Seattle in Peoria, TBA

March 1: vs. A’s in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.

March 3: vs. Diamondbacks in Surprise, 7:05 p.m.

March 4: at Padres in Peoria, TBA

March 5: at Rockies in Scottsdale, TBA

March 6: vs. Angels in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.

March 7: vs. Reds in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.

March 8: at White Sox in Glendale, TBA

March 9: at Arizona in Scottsdale, TBA

March 10: vs. Brewers (SS) in Surprise, 3:05 p.m.; at A’s (SS) in Mesa, TBA

March 11: at Indians in Goodyear, TBA

March 12: vs. Mariners in Surprise, 3:05 p.m.

March 13: at Rangers in Surprise, TBA

March 14: vs. Rockies in Surprise, 3:05 p.m.

March 15: at Giants in Scottsdale, TBA

March 17: vs. Dodgers in Surprise, 8:05 p.m.

March 18: vs. Cubs (SS) in Surprise, 3:05 p.m.; at Angels (SS) in Tempe, TBA

March 19: at Reds in Goodyear, TBA

March 20: at Dodgers in Glendale

March 21: vs. Rangers in Surprise, 2:05 p.m.

March 23: at Brewers in Milwaukee, TBA

March 24: at Brewers in Milwaukee, TBA

The box office at Surprise Stadium will open on Jan. 4 for walk-up purchases. For more information on spring-training tickets, call 623-222–2222.

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