Pitchers and catchers report to Mesa on Thursday, Feb. 19 with the first on field workout with Joe Maddon and his staff scheduled for Friday, Feb. 20.
Position players must report on Tuesday, Feb. 24 and the first full squad workout is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 25.
The Cubs have not announced the list of players that will be in camp on non-roster invitations. Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Albert Almora and Kyle Schwarber are expected to receive NRIs to Major League Spring Training.
The Cubs first Spring Training roster should be released at the end of the month, or the first week of February, based on the front office’s last three years.
The team also announced the addition of four exhibition games to the Spring Training schedule. These dates have been reported but were not officially added by the team until Monday.
The Cubs will make the annual trip to Las Vegas for ‘Big League Weekend’ at Cashman Field on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14. A Cubs split squad will face an A’s split squad.
Joe Maddon’s team will wrap up the exhibition season with a pair of games at Chase Field against the Diamondbacks on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4.
The Cubs open the 2015 regular season on Sunday, April 5 under the lights at Wrigley Field against the St. Louis Cardinals.
2015 Cubs Spring Training Schedule
All Start Times are 1:05pm Arizona time (3:05pm CDT) Unless Noted – Cubs Split Squad Games (SS)
45 days until pitchers and catchers report, 46 days before the first on-field work out of the spring. The Cubs first full squad on-field work out under new manager Joe Maddon is in 51 days.