Cubs open play in the Cactus League on Feb. 25 with split squad games against the A’s and Giants
The Cubs announced their 2017 Spring Training schedule, which begins on Saturday, Feb. 25 with a split squad day that includes the club’s Sloan Park opener against the Oakland Athletics and a road game at the San Francisco Giants.
The club’s 37-game schedule includes 17 games at Sloan Park, 16 Cactus League road games, two games in Las Vegas against the Cincinnati Reds on March 25-26 and a pair of games in Houston to close out the exhibition schedule on March 30-31 at Minute Maid Park.
The Cubs will play at Cashman Field in Las Vegas in the annual ‘Big League Weekend’ for the 13th straight spring.
The Cubs and White Sox play twice next spring – Monday, February 27 in Mesa and Friday, March 17 in Glendale. The Cubs will also play two World Baseball Classic opponents at Sloan Park – March 7 vs. Team Italy and March 18 vs. a team that emerges from the Asia bracket.
Individual game tickets for the 2017 Chicago Cubs home Spring Training games at Sloan Park will go on sale Saturday, Jan. 7 at 11:00am CST at the Sloan Park ticket office, on www.cubs.com or by calling 1-800-THE-CUBS. For season ticket and group ticket information please visit www.sloanpark.com or call 1-800-THE-CUBS.
The Cubs 2017 Spring Training schedule is below. All games are scheduled to start at 1:05pm Arizona time unless otherwise denoted (start times still subject to change). Cubs split squad games are denoted with an (ss).
The Cubs have not announced when pitchers and catchers will report to Spring Training. It will be earlier this year than usual due to the World Baseball Classic. Reporting dates for pitchers and catchers and the first full-squad workout will be released in the coming weeks.