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Cubs announce Spring Training schedule

The Cubs unveiled their new Spring Training calendar Monday afternoon with 16 games to be played at Cubs Park, the organization’s new Spring Training facility. The season will kick off on Feb. 27 against the Diamondbacks and will wrap up on March 29 vs. the D-backs. The club will play a total of 36 games (16 home games, 16 road games, two games in Las Vegas, two games vs. Arizona at Chase Field).

Individual game tickets for the Cubs go on sale on Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. CST and are available at the Cubs Park ticket office, at cubs.com or by calling 1-800-THE-CUBS. All games begin at 1:05 p.m. Arizona time unless otherwise noted. Split squad games are noted with an (ss).

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Cubs announce 2013 Spring Training schedule

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The Chicago Cubs today announced their Spring Training schedule for the 2013 season. The club is currently slated to play 17 home games at HoHoKam Park and 16 Cactus League road games. They will also play a pair of exhibition games in Las Vegas March 16-17 against Texas.

The Cubs begin their 2013 Cactus League schedule Saturday, Feb. 23, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Tempe and play their home opener on Sunday, Feb. 24, against the San Francisco Giants. They close out their spring schedule in Arizona on Thursday, March 28, versus the Seattle Mariners at HoHoKam Park. The Cubs will play the White Sox twice—Thursday, March 7, at HoHoKam Park and Friday, March 15, in Glendale. This will be the last season the Cubs play at HoHoKam before moving into their new facility in 2014.

Individual game tickets for the 2013 Cubs home Spring Training games at HoHoKam Park will go on sale Friday, Jan. 4, at 10 a.m. CT on http://www.cubs.com or by calling 1-800-905-3315. The ticket box office at HoHoKam Park will open for the sale of individual game tickets beginning Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 9 a.m. MT. Stop by the box office or call 480-964-4467.

For additional Spring Training questions, contact info2013@mesahohokams.com, visit http://www.cubs.com or call the HoHoKam Park information line at 480-644-4451.

The Cubs Spring Training schedule for 2013 is below. All games begin at 1:05 p.m. Arizona time unless otherwise noted. Cubs split squad games are denoted with an (ss).

2013 Cubs Spring Training schedule

DATE/OPPONENT/SITE

February 23 vs. Angels @ Tempe
February 24 vs. Giants vs. Mesa
February 25 vs. Dodgers @ Glendale
February 26 vs. Rockies vs. Mesa
February 27 vs. Dodgers vs. Mesa
February 28 vs. Athletics vs. Mesa
March 1 vs. Diamondbacks vs. Mesa
March 2 vs. Giants @ Scottsdale
March 3 (ss) vs. Brewers vs. Mesa; vs. Angels @ Tempe
March 4 vs. Indians vs. Mesa
March 5 vs Rockies @ Scottsdale
March 6 vs. Rangers @ Surprise
March 7 vs. White Sox vs. Mesa
March 8 vs. Reds @ Goodyear
March 9 vs. Indians vs. Mesa
March 10 vs. Padres vs. Mesa
March 11 vs. Diamondbacks @ Scottsdale
March 12 Off
March 13 vs. Rockies vs. Mesa
March 14 vs. Dodgers @ Glendale
March 15 vs. White Sox vs. Glendale
March 16 (ss) vs. Royals vs. Mesa; vs. Rangers @ Las Vegas
March 17 (ss) vs. Athletics @ Phoenix; vs. Rangers @ Las Vegas
March 18 vs. Padres @ Peoria
March 19 vs. Rangers vs. Mesa
March 20 Off
March 21 vs. Mariners @ Peoria
March 22 vs. Brewers @ Maryvale
March 23 vs. Angels vs. Mesa
March 24 vs. Indians @ Goodyear
March 25 vs. Giants vs. Mesa
March 26 vs. Reds vs. Mesa
March 27 vs. Royals @ Surprise
March 28 vs. Mariners vs. Mesa

Cactus Notes: Second intrasquad game this afternoon

MESA, Ariz.–The Cubs are currently out on the practice fields preparing for the second straight day of intrasquad games before the Cactus League season kicks off tomorrow against the Oakland A’s. In yesterday’s matchup, the prospect-laden Blue team defeated the veteran White team 10-4, behind six RBIs from outfielder Matt Szczur. Today, both teams are highlighted by younger players and new acquisitions, including Jae-Hoon Ha, Welington Castillo, Dave Sappelt, Anthony Rizzo and Bobby Scales. Left-hander Chris Rusin will toe the mound for the Blue team, and righty Jay Jackson will start for the White team.

Below are today’s starting lineups:

White Team

1. Sappelt – CF

2. Cardenas – 3B

3. Rizzo – 1B

4. Clevenger – DH

5. Gibbs – C

6. Mota – SS

7. Szczur – LF

8. Scales – 2B

9. B. Jackson – RF

J. Jackson/McNutt – P

Blue Team

1. Campana – LF

2. Adduci – RF

3. Ha – CF

4. Mather – 1B

5. Castillo – C

6. Gonzalez – SS

7. Amezaga – 2B

8. Tolbert – 3B

9. Lalli – DH

Rusin/Cabrera – P

Does this mean spring is almost here?

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Well, not quite, but Cubs fans can get a head start on their planning for 2010 spring training with the full game schedule announced today.

The Cubs will be playing 15 home games and 18 road games in Arizona starting on March 4 against the Athletics. The final two games of the exhibition schedule (April 2-3) will be against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Individual game tickets for home spring training games at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, Ariz., will go on sale Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 10 a.m. CST. You can purchase them online at cubs.com or by calling (800) 905-3315.

Season tickets go on sale Monday, Jan. 4 at 10 a.m. CST and can be purchased by calling (480) 964-4467. Group tickets can be purchased the next morning by using the same number.

If you have any additional questions, contact our friends down in Mesa directly: info2010@mesahohokams.com. Or you can call the HoHoKam Park information line at (480) 644-4451.

Read on for the full spring training schedule.

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