The 2016 Spring Training schedule has been released. Here are some key dates:
The Yankees will play their first spring game on March 2 at 1:05 p.m. vs. the Tigers in Tampa.
Home opponents include each of the Yankees' four American League East rivals - Boston (March 5 at 1:05 p.m.), Toronto (March 10 at 1:05 p.m. and March 16 at 6:35 p.m.), Baltimore (March 11 at 1:05 p.m. and March 18 at 6:35 p.m.) and Tampa Bay (March 24 at 6:35 p.m.). The Yankees are scheduled to play five night games at Steinbrenner Field, with each set to begin at 6:35 p.m. - March 16 vs. Toronto, March 18 vs. Baltimore, March 22 vs. the Mets, March 24 vs. Tampa Bay and March 29 vs. Pittsburgh.
The spring slate will conclude with two games against the Marlins at Marlins Park in Miami, the first at 7:05 p.m. on April 1 and the second at 1:05 p.m. on April 2.
Other important dates for the Yankees:
- Pitchers and catchers report February 18.
- Their first workout is February 19.
- Position players report February 24.
- The first full-squad workout is scheduled for February 25.