Yankees' spring slate features 17 home dates

Yankees' spring slate features 17 home dates

Yankees' spring slate features 17 home dates

NEW YORK -- The Yankees announced their 2014 Spring Training schedule on Friday, with pitchers and catchers set to report to camp in Tampa, Fla., on Feb. 14 and hold their first official workout on Feb. 15.

New York will play 32 Spring Training games, with 17 home games at George M. Steinbrenner Field, including 16 Grapefruit League games against Major League competition.

Position players are scheduled to report on Feb. 19, and the club's first full-squad workout is scheduled for Feb. 20. The Yankees' first spring game will be played at Steinbrenner Field on Feb. 25 against Florida State University.

The Yanks will play their first Grapefruit League game on Feb. 26 against the Pirates in Bradenton, Fla., and then open Steinbrenner Field for big league competition by hosting the Bucs the next day.

Home opponents include each of the Yankees' four American League East rivals -- the Orioles (March 4 and March 13), Rays (March 9), Red Sox (March 18) and Blue Jays (March 23).

The Yanks are scheduled to play five 7:05 p.m. ET games at Steinbrenner Field: March 4 vs. the Orioles, March 7 vs. the Tigers, March 21 vs. the Pirates, March 25 vs. the Phillies and March 28 vs. the Marlins.

Season tickets for 2014 Yankees Spring Training home games will go on sale on Monday at www.yankees.com and www.steinbrennerfield.com. Fans will be able to purchase individual-game spring tickets at 10 a.m. on Jan. 10 at www.yankees.com, the Steinbrenner Field box office or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

For ticket information, fans can visit www.yankees.com or www.steinbrennerfield.com, or call (813) 879-2244.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.