The 2017 Cactus League schedule for the Brewers has been released!
The email with the announcement came at 11am CT. This tweet exchange happened this morning.
@dacals 2014 was released on October 23, 2013. 2015 on November 11, 2014. Last year the scheduled came out on November 23. So…soon? -ish?
— The Brewer Nation (@BrewerNation) November 16, 2016
- I will watch “Major League” on Valentine’s Day this year (sorry Mrs. Nation) because that’s when Pitchers & Catchers are officially set to report
- Position players must report within three days of P&C with a February 17 deadline
- Brewers once again play a warm-up against the UW-Milwaukee Panthers (on 2/24) before Cactus League play begins the following evening
- The Brewers are back at Miller Park for a pair of exhibitions!
- Games are against the Chicago White Sox
- Friday, March 31 (7:10pm first pitch) and Saturday, April 1 (1:10pm)
- If you’re scheduled to head out to Maryvale, tickets will be on sale beginning December 5
Please note that games and times are subject to change. (Home games are in bold.)
Tickets for Spring Training games at Maryvale Baseball Park will go on sale at 9 a.m. CT on Monday, December 5 at Brewers.com and by phone at 1-800-933-7890. Sales at the Maryvale Baseball Park Box Office will begin on Monday, February 6.
The Spring Training calendar can be found here.
|Fri, Feb 24||2:05 p.m.||vs. UW-Milwaukee||Maryvale|
|Sat, Feb 25||6:10 p.m.||at Los Angeles Angels||Tempe|
|Sun, Feb 26||2:05 p.m.||vs. Los Angeles Dodgers||Maryvale|
|Mon, Feb 27||2:05 p.m.||at Texas Rangers||Surprise|
|Tue, Feb 28||2:05 p.m.||vs. Kansas City Royals||Maryvale|
|Wed, March 1||2:05 p.m.||vs. Cincinnati Reds||Maryvale|
|Thu, March 2||2:05 p.m.||at Seattle Mariners||Peoria|
|Fri, March 3||2:05 p.m.||at Los Angeles Angels||Tempe|
|Sat, March 4||2:05 p.m.||vs. Texas Rangers||Maryvale|
|Sun, March 5||2:05 p.m.||vs. Colorado Rockies||Maryvale|
|Mon, March 6||2:05 p.m.||at Cleveland Indians||Goodyear|
|Tue, March 7||OFF DAY|
|Wed, March 8||2:05 p.m.||vs. Los Angeles Dodgers||Maryvale|
|2:05 p.m.||at Chicago White Sox||Glendale|
|Thu, March 9||2:05 p.m.||at San Diego Padres||Peoria|
|Fri, March 10||2:05 p.m.||vs. Chicago White Sox||Maryvale|
|2:10 p.m.||at Arizona Diamondbacks||Talking Stick|
|Sat, March 11||2:05 p.m.||vs. San Diego Padres||Maryvale|
|Daylight-Saving Time Begins Sunday March 12|
|Sun, March 12||3:05 p.m.||at Cincinnati Reds||Goodyear|
|Mon, March 13||3:05 p.m.||vs. Seattle Mariners||Maryvale|
|Tue, March 14||3:05 p.m.||at Chicago Cubs||Mesa|
|Wed, March 15||3:10 p.m.||at Colorado Rockies||Talking Stick|
|Thu, March 16||3:05 p.m.||vs. Arizona Diamondbacks||Maryvale|
|Fri, March 17||3:05 p.m.||vs. Kansas City Royals||Maryvale|
|Sat, March 18||3:05 p.m.||vs. Chicago Cubs||Maryvale|
|Sun, March 19||3:05 p.m.||at San Francisco Giants||Scottsdale|
|Mon, March 20||OFF DAY|
|Tue, March 21||3:05 p.m.||at Los Angeles Dodgers||Glendale|
|Wed, March 22||3:05 p.m.||vs. San Francisco Giants||Maryvale|
|Thu, March 23||3:05 p.m.||at Oakland A’s||Mesa|
|Fri, March 24||3:05 p.m.||at Cincinnati Reds||Goodyear|
|Sat, March 25||3:05 p.m.||at Kansas City Royals||Surprise|
|Sun, March 26||3:05 p.m.||vs. Oakland A’s||Maryvale|
|Mon, March 27||OFF DAY|
|Tue, March 28||3:05 p.m.||vs. Cleveland Indians||Maryvale|
|Wed, March 29||2:05 p.m.||vs. Los Angeles Angels||Maryvale|
|Thu, March 30||OFF DAY|
|Fri, March 31||7:10 p.m.||vs. Chicago White Sox||Miller Park|
|Sat, April 1||1:10 p.m.||vs. Chicago White Sox||Miller Park|
|Note: Daylight-Saving Time Begins on March 12|
Here’s the 2015 Spring Training schedule! Cactus League action, come for the scorpion stings, stay for the cactus spines in your foot!
Below is the official press release with all of the dates/times/opponents.
Here are the quick hit highlights:
- P&C (and my annual viewing of the movie Major League) is officially set for Friday, February 20th
- Position players must report by Wednesday, February 25th
- Open with an exhibition against the UW-Milwaukee Panthers baseball team
- Gone is the traditional Maryvale opener against the Oakland Athletics. (Related to the Nashville Sounds re-affiliation?)
- No Miller Park exhibitions in 2015
The Milwaukee Brewers today announced the team’s 2015 Spring Training schedule, which consists of 31 Cactus League games, including 16 at Maryvale Baseball Park.
The Brewers will open the spring schedule on Wednesday, March 4, against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee baseball team at Maryvale Baseball Park. This will mark the first time the Brewers will face a collegiate team in an exhibition game since 1983 when they played the Arizona State University men’s baseball team. It will also mark the first-ever contest between the Brewers and the Panthers.
The Brewers will host their National League Central rival Chicago Cubs on Saturday, March 14. The spring slate includes one scheduled split squad date on Sunday, March 15 vs. the Oakland Athletics at Maryvale Baseball Park and also against the Texas Rangers at Surprise Stadium. Following an off day on Monday, March 16 – the first of two off days (also off on Monday, March 30) – the Brewers will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a game against the San Diego Padres in Peoria on Tuesday, March 17.
The Brewers will play three night games this spring. They include Friday, March 13 against the Seattle Mariners at Peoria Sports Complex (7:05 p.m. local start time); Tuesday, March 24 against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Talking Stick (6:40 p.m.); and Friday, March 27 with a 7:05 p.m. game against the Cincinnati Reds at Goodyear Ballpark. All other spring games are day games, most of which will begin at 1:05 p.m. Arizona time (the games on Thursday, April 2 and Saturday, April 4 will begin at 12:05 p.m.).
Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Spring Training on Friday, February 20. All position players have a report date of Wednesday, February 25. The first full workout is scheduled for Thursday, February 26.
Tickets for the Milwaukee Brewers’ home Spring Training games will go on sale at 9 a.m. CT on Monday, December 8 at Brewers.com and by phone at 800-933-7890. Normal business hours are from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT. Sales at the Maryvale Baseball Park Box Office will begin on Monday, February 9, 2015. Tickets are available in four seating areas: Field Box ($23), Infield Reserved ($17), Outfield Reserved ($13) and Lawn Seating ($8). In addition, there will also be a limited number of advanced parking passes available for $5. Information on Spring Training Season Tickets can be obtained by calling the Milwaukee Brewers Ticket Office at 414-902-4000.
Please note that games and times are subject to change. (Home games are in bold.)
Date Time (CT) Opponent Location
Wednesday, March 4
2:05pm – UW-Milwaukee – Maryvale
Thursday, March 5
2:05pm – LA Angels of Anaheim – Tempe
Friday, March 6
2:05 pm – Los Angeles Dodgers – Maryvale
Saturday, March 7
2:05 pm – Texas Rangers – Maryvale
DAYLIGHT-SAVING TIME BEGINS MARCH 8
Sunday, March 8
3:05 pm – Los Angeles Dodgers – Camelback Ranch
Monday, March 9
3:05 pm – Kansas City Royals – Maryvale
Tuesday, March 10
3:05 pm – Cincinnati Reds – Maryvale
Wednesday, March 11
3:05 pm – San Francisco Giants – Scottsdale
Thursday, March 12
3:05 pm – Colorado Rockies – Maryvale
Friday, March 13
9:05 pm – Seattle Mariners – Peoria
Saturday, March 14
3:05 pm – Chicago Cubs – Maryvale
Sunday, March 15
3:05 pm – Oakland Athletics – Maryvale – SPLIT-SQUAD
3:05 pm – Texas Rangers – Surprise – SPLIT-SQUAD
Monday, March 16
Tuesday, March 17
3:05 p.m – San Diego Padres – Peoria
Wednesday, March 18
3:05 pm – Kansas City Royals – Surprise
Thursday, March 19
3:05 pm – San Francisco Giants – Maryvale
Friday, March 20
3:05 pm – Arizona Diamondbacks – Maryvale
Saturday, March 21
3:05 pm – Texas Rangers – Surprise
Sunday, March 22
3:05 pm – Chicago White Sox – Maryvale
Monday, March 23
3:05 pm – Colorado Rockies – Talking Stick
Tuesday, March 24
8:40 pm – Arizona Diamondbacks – Talking Stick
Wednesday, March 25
3:05 pm – Oakland Athletics – Maryvale
Thursday, March 26
3:05 pm – Seattle Mariners – Maryvale
Friday, March 27
9:05 pm – Cincinnati Reds – Goodyear
Saturday, March 28
3:05 pm – Cleveland Indians – Maryvale
Sunday, March 29
3:05 pm – Oakland Athletics – Mesa
Monday, March 30
Tuesday, March 31
3:05 pm – Cincinnati Reds – Maryvale
Wednesday, April 1
3:05 pm – Chicago Cubs – Mesa
Thursday, April 2
2:05 pm – San Diego Padres – Peoria
Friday, April 3
3:05 pm – Cleveland Indians – Goodyear
Saturday, April 4
2:05 pm – Cleveland Indians – Maryvale
Ryan Braun made himself available to media today at a Hunger Task Force charity event outside Miller Park. He was asked a flurry of pointed and direct questions, nary a softball among them.
Hear his comments for yourself right here:
I’ll be transcribing the dialogue later today if you prefer to read.
The Milwaukee Brewers today announced the Club’s 2014 Spring Training schedule that will open on Thursday, February 27 at Phoenix Municipal Stadium against Oakland. The Brewers will play a total of 29 Spring Training games in Arizona, including 14 at Maryvale Baseball Park, plus two exhibition games at Miller Park against Kansas City (March 28 and 29).
The Brewers will play games at Maryvale against their National League Central Rivals Chicago Cubs on Monday, March 3 and Cincinnati on Saturday, March 15. The Brewers will also celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a game against the Chicago White Sox at Maryvale.
The team has two split squad games scheduled during the spring. The slate includes Saturday, March 1 vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers (the Maryvale opener) and at Arizona; and Sunday, March 9 at the Chicago Cubs and at Cleveland.
The final home game at Maryvale Baseball Park for the Brewers is set for Thursday, March 27 against Seattle. The Brewers will return home to Miller Park to play two games against Kansas City on Friday March 28 at 7:10 p.m. and Saturday, March 29 at 1:10 p.m.
All games played in the Cactus League are scheduled for 1:05 pm Arizona Time.
Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Spring Training on Saturday, February 15. All position players have a report date of Friday, February 21. The first full workout is scheduled for Saturday, February 22.
Tickets for the Milwaukee Brewers home Spring Training games will go on sale at 9 am CT on Friday, December 6 via the internet at Brewers.com and by phone at 1-800-933-7890. Normal business hours are from 9am – 5pm CST. Sales at the Maryvale Baseball Park Box Office will begin on Monday, February 3, 2014. Tickets are available in four seating areas: Field Box ($23), Infield Reserved ($17), Outfield Reserved ($13) and Lawn Seating ($8) In addition, there will also be a limited number of advanced parking passes available for $5.00. Information on Spring Training Season Tickets can be obtained by calling the Milwaukee Brewers Ticket Office at 414-902-4000. Tickets for the two games at Miller Park will go on sale at a later date.
Please note that games and times are subject to change.
Milwaukee Brewers 2014 Spring Training Schedule
Date Time (CT) Opponent Place
Thursday, February 27 – 2:05pm at Oakland Athletics (Phoenix)
Friday, February 28 – 2:05pm at San Francisco Giants (Scottsdale)
Saturday, March 1 – 2:05pm vs Los Angeles Dodgers (Maryvale)
& 2:05pm at Arizona Diamondbacks (Talking Stick)
Sunday, March 2 – 2:05pm at Colorado Rockies (Talking Stick)
Monday, March 3 – 2:05pm vs Chicago Cubs (Maryvale)
Tuesday, March 4 – 2:05pm at Oakland Athletics (Phoenix)
Wednesday, March 5 – 2:05pm vs Oakland Athletics (Maryvale)
Thursday, March 6 – 2:05pm vs Colorado Rockies (Maryvale)
Friday, March 7 – 2:05pm vs San Diego Padres (Maryvale)
Saturday, March 8 – 2:05pm vs Kansas City Royals (Maryvale)
DAYLIGHT-SAVINGS TIME BEGINS MARCH 9
Sunday, March 9 – 3:05pm at Chicago Cubs (Mesa)
& 3:05pm at Cleveland Indians (Goodyear)
Monday, March 10 – 3:05pm vs Chicago White Sox (Maryvale)
Tuesday, March 11 – OFF DAY
Wednesday, March 12 – 3:05pm at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (Tempe)
Thursday, March 13 – 3:05pm at San Diego Padres (Peoria)
Friday, March 14 – 3:05pm vs Arizona Diamondbacks (Maryvale)
Saturday, March 15 – 3:05pm vs Cincinnati Reds (Maryvale)
Sunday, March 16 – 3:05pm at Arizona Diamondbacks (Talking Stick)
Monday, March 17 – 3:05pm vs Chicago White Sox (Maryvale)
Tuesday, March 18 – 3:05pm vs Texas Rangers (Maryvale)
Wednesday, March 19 – 3:05pm at Seattle Mariners (Peoria)
Thursday, March 20 – 3:05pm at Colorado Rockies (Talking Stick)
Friday, March 21 – 3:05pm at Texas Rangers (Surprise)
Saturday, March 22 – 3:05pm vs Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (Maryvale)
Sunday, March 23 – 3:05pm at Cincinnati Reds (Goodyear)
Monday, March 24 – OFF DAY
Tuesday, March 25 – 3:05pm vs San Francisco Giants (Maryvale)
Wednesday, March 26 – 3:05pm at Cleveland Indians (Goodyear)
Thursday, March 27 – 3:05pm vs Seattle Mariners (Maryvale)
Friday, March 28 – 7:10pm vs Kansas City Royals (Miller Park)
Saturday, March 29 – 1:10pm vs Kansas City Royals (Miller Park)
• Home games in bold
• Note: Daylight-Savings Time begins on March 9
• All Games/Times subject to change