Spring training is right around the corner and the Yankees will be back in the Tampa area for the 2016 spring training. The home games will be played at Steinbrenner Field, which lives up to the high expectations of Yankee fans. It’s a bit of a shrine to Yankeedom and many fans come from near and far to enjoy spring training every March.
This year, spring training games will open on March 2nd with games just about every day through April 2nd. The only off days for the Yankees include March 14th and March 21st. Home spring training games played at Steinbrenner Field include:
March 2nd – Detroit Tigers
March 3rd – Philadelphia Phillies
March 5th Boston Red Sox
March 7th – Houston Astros
March 10th – Toronto Blue Jays
March 11th – Baltimore Orioles
March 13th – Philadelphia Phillies
March 16th – Toronto Blue Jays
March 18th – Baltimore Orioles
March 19th – Atlanta Braves
March 22nd – New York Mets
March 24th – Tampa Bay Rays
March 27th – Minnesota Twins
March 28th – Detroit Tigers
March 29th – Pittsburgh Pirates
March 31st – St. Louis Cardinals
All other games are considered away games and will be played in Fort Meyers, Sarasota, Dunedin, Marlins Park, Clearwater, Lakeland, Port St. Lucie, Jupiter, Port Charlotte, Viera and Bradenton. This schedule is tentative and could be changed at any time. Many night games are on the schedule, along with plenty of afternoon games.
Tickets for a spring training game are very affordable. They range from about $8 to $346 per seat for most game. Upper level seats range from about $8 to $28 depending on where you sit, while lower level seats range from about $27 to $129 depending on where you sit and the game.
Steinbrenner Filed does offer some Dugout Club Boxes, which range from about $251 to $346 per seat. These are found closest to the field.
Parking for the games is available with the price going from $19 to $76 at the stadium. A regular parking pass is $19 or $23, while reserved lot parking is $28 or $48. VIP Parking is $71 or $76 and reserved for luxury suite and field box ticket holders.
There will be plenty of action and it will all get started in just a few short days. Whether you’re a Yankees fan, you love baseball or you’re just looking for something fun to enjoy, pick a game, get your tickets and come out for a day at the ballpark.