Cubs announce 2012 Spring Training schedule

Cubs announce 2012 Spring Training schedule

Cubs announce 2012 Spring Training schedule
CHICAGO -- The Cubs released their 2012 Spring Training schedule on Monday, which includes three meetings with new manager Dale Sveum's former team, the Brewers.

The Cubs will play 16 home games at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, Ariz., and two games in Las Vegas, March 17-18. The opponent for the Las Vegas series will be announced at a later date. Spring Training report dates will be announced later as well.

The Cubs begin the 2012 Cactus League schedule on March 4 against the Athletics at home, the first of three straight home games.

The Cubs will close the schedule on April 3 against the Brewers. The Cubs and White Sox will square off twice: March 9 in Glendale and March 18 at HoHoKam Park.

Individual game tickets for the 2012 home Spring Training games will go on sale Jan. 5 at 10 a.m. CT on or by calling 1-800-905-3315. The HoHoKam Park ticket box office will open for the sale of individual game tickets beginning Jan. 17 at 9 a.m. MT.

Season tickets at HoHoKam Park go on sale Jan. 4 at 9 a.m. MT, and group tickets go on sale Jan. 5 at 9 a.m. MT at the HoHoKam box office or by calling 480-964-4467.

Fans may direct ticket and additional Spring Training questions to For continuously updated information, visit or call the HoHoKam Park information line at 480-644-4451.

All games begin at 1:05 p.m. Arizona time unless otherwise noted. Split squad games are denoted with an (ss).

Cubs Spring Training schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sunday, March 4 Oakland Athletics Mesa
Monday, March 5 Oakland Athletics Mesa
Tuesday, March 6 Colorado Rockies Mesa
Wednesday, March 7 Kansas City Royals Surprise
Thursday, March 8 Seattle Mariners Mesa
Friday, March 9 Chicago White Sox Glendale
Saturday, March 10 Milwaukee Brewers Maryvale
Sunday, March 11 Los Angeles Dodgers Glendale
Monday, March 12 Cincinnati Reds Mesa
Tuesday, March 13 San Francisco Giants Scottsdale (7:05 p.m.)
Wednesday, March 14 Milwaukee Brewers Mesa
Thursday, March 15 Arizona Diamondbacks (ss) Mesa
Thursday, March 15 Colorado Rockies (ss) Scottsdale
Friday, March 16 San Francisco Giants Mesa
Saturday, March 17 Oakland Athletics (ss) Phoenix
Saturday, March 17 TBD (ss) Las Vegas (TBD start time)
Sunday, March 18 Chicago White Sox (ss) Mesa
Sunday, March 18 TBD (ss) Las Vegas (TBD start time)
Monday, March 19 Seattle Mariners Peoria
Tuesday, March 20 Texas Rangers (ss) Mesa
Tuesday, March 20 Oakland Athletics (ss) Phoenix
Wednesday, March 21 OFF DAY
Thursday, March 22 Texas Rangers Surprise
Friday, March 23 Colorado Rockies Scottsdale
Saturday, March 24 San Diego Padres Mesa
Sunday, March 25 Cleveland Indians Goodyear
Monday, March 26 San Diego Padres (ss) Mesa
Monday, March 26 Arizona Diamondbacks (ss) Scottsdale (1:10 p.m.)
Tuesday, March 27 Cincinnati Reds Goodyear
Wednesday, March 28 Cleveland Indians Mesa
Thursday, March 29 San Diego Padres Peoria
Friday, March 30 Los Angeles Dodgers Mesa
Saturday, March 31 Los Angeles Angels Mesa
Sunday, April 1 Los Angeles Angels Tempe
Monday, April 2 Arizona Diamondbacks Scottsdale (1:10 p.m.)
Tuesday, April 3 Milwaukee Brewers Mesa (12:05 p.m.)

Carrie Muskat is a reporter for She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter@CarrieMuskat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.