INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Indians will prepare to defend their 2012 International League West Division Title with a 15-game minor-league spring training schedule in the state of Florida.
The Tribe will kick off their 2013 Grapefruit League schedule with a home game on Wednesday, March 13 against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies). Indy's spring camp will then run from March 13-29, and also includes matchups against the Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (New York Yankees).
Indianapolis will play its eight home contests at the Pirate City Complex in Bradenton. The club is also scheduled to travel to Clearwater, Dunedin and Tampa to face the aforementioned opponents.
|Date||Opponent||Location in Florida||Time (EST)|
|Mar. 13||Lehigh Valley IronPigs||Bradenton||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 14||Buffalo Bisons||Dunedin||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 15||SWB RailRiders||Bradenton||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 16||Buffalo Bisons||Bradenton||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 17||SWB RailRiders||Tampa||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 18||Lehigh Valley IronPigs||Clearwater||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 19||Lehigh Valley IronPigs||Bradenton||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 21||Buffalo Bisons51s||Bradenton||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 22||SWB RailRiders||Bradenton||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 23||SWB RailRiders||Tampa||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 24||Buffalo Bisons||Bradenton||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 25||Buffalo Bisons||Dunedin||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 27||Lehigh Valley IronPigs||Clearwater||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 28||Lehigh Valley IronPigs||Bradenton||1 p.m.|
|Mar. 29||SWB RailRiders||Tampa||1 p.m.|
For more information on the Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training, visit www.pirates.com/springtraining.
The defending International League West Division champion Indians open the 2013 regular season on April 4 when they host the Columbus Clippers at 7:05 p.m. at Victory Field. For 2013 ticket information and pricing visit IndyIndians.com.