Marlins announce 2015 spring training schedule

With an encouraging 2014 season and blockbuster contract building momentum for the organization, the Miami Marlins announced their upcoming spring training schedule.

Pitchers and catchers will report on Feb. 20, 2015, with the first full-squad workout set for Feb. 24.

The Marlins will play 19 games at Roger Dean Stadium and 30 overall. The exhibition slate opens March 2 against Florida International University, followed by the University of Miami on March 3. Both games will be at 1:05 p.m.

Grapefruit League action begins March 5 with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Detroit Tigers (March 15), Atlanta Braves (March 20), Minnesota Twins (March 22), Boston Red Sox (March 24) and Houston Astros (March 28) will all visit once. 

Miami will play against the Washington Nationals on April 1 before traveling to Greensboro, North Carolina, to take on the Single-A affiliate Grasshoppers on April 3 and Double-A Jacksonville on April 4.

The Marlins will host the NL East division rival Braves on April 6 to open the 2015 regular season.

COMPLETE 2015 MIAMI MARLINS SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE

DAY DATE OPPONENT LOCATION GAME TIME
Monday March 2 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIV. JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday March 3 UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday March 4 OFF DAY
Thursday March 5 ST. LOUIS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Friday March 6 Boston at Fort Myers TBD
Saturday March 7 NEW YORK METS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Sunday March 8 St. Louis at Jupiter 1:05 p.m.
Monday March 9 New York Mets at Port St. Lucie 1:10 p.m.
Tuesday March 10 WASHINGTON JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday March 11 NEW YORK METS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Thursday March 12 Minnesota at Fort Myers 1:05 p.m.
Friday March 13 ST. LOUIS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Saturday March 14 Washington (ss) at Viera 1:05 p.m.
Sunday March 15 DETROIT JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Monday March 16 OFF DAY
Tuesday March 17 ST. LOUIS (ss) JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday March 17 New York Mets (ss) at Port St. Lucie 1:10 p.m.
Wednesday March 18 WASHINGTON JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Thursday March 19 Atlanta at Orlando 1:05 p.m.
Friday March 20 ATLANTA JUPITER 7:05 p.m.
Saturday March 21 Washington at Viera 1:05 p.m.
Sunday March 22 MINNESOTA JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Monday March 23 NEW YORK METS JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday March 24 BOSTON JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday March 25 Detroit at Lakeland 1:05 p.m.
Thursday March 26 St. Louis at Jupiter 1:05 p.m.
Friday March 27 Houston at Kissimmee 6:05 p.m.
Saturday March 28 HOUSTON JUPITER 1:05 p.m.
Sunday March 29 Washington at Viera 1:05 p.m.
Monday March 30 New York Mets at Port St. Lucie 1:10 p.m.
Tuesday March 31 St. Louis at Jupiter 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday April 1 WASHINGTON JUPITER 1:05 p.m.

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