Sure there’s some snow on the ground, and everyone is talking about the Ravens, but it’s less than a month until the Orioles’ first exhibition game.
On Feb. 23, the Orioles will host the Minnesota Twins at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla.
It’s the first of 18 spring training games there, and tickets will go on sale this Saturday at 10 a.m. Fans can buy them at www.orioles.com/spring or by phone at 877-222-2802. Faxed orders should go to 941-893-6375 or be mailed to 2700 12th Street, Sarasota, Fla. 34237.
If you’re in Sarasota, tickets can be purchased at the Ed Smith Stadium box office beginning on Saturday at 10 a.m.
The Orioles are also offering travel packages that include hotels, rental cars, game tickets and airfare. They can be obtained at www.orioles.com/springtravel.
Here’s the home schedule:
Feb.25-New York Yankees-1:05 p.m.
Mar.14-Tampa Bay-1:05 p.m.
Mar.27-New York Yankees-7:05 p.m.
Mar.28-Tampa Bay-7:05 p.m.
Mar.30-New York Mets-12:05 p.m.