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Wings announce spring training schedule
02/25/2014 12:47 PM ET

The Rochester Red Wings will report to the Lee County Sports Complex in Ft. Myers, Florida on Tuesday, March 4 before a 21-game spring training slate begins on Monday, March 10, the club announced on Tuesday. The team will arrive in Rochester on Monday, March 31 and open the 2014 season on the road in Buffalo on Thursday, April 3.

Full squad workouts will begin on Thursday, March 6, one day after the minor leaguers undergo their pre-season physicals. During the spring, the Wings will play three International League foes, the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston), Norfolk Tides (Baltimore) and Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay). Rochester will also play five intra-squad contests against the New Britain Rock Cats, Minnesota's Double-A affiliate.

The complete Red Wings spring training schedule is listed below (all games are 1:00 p.m. starts unless otherwise noted):

March 4            All players report

March 5            Physicals and headshots

March 6-9          Full-squad workouts

March 10           Rochester vs. New Britain

March 11           Rochester vs. New Britain

March 12           Rochester @ Pawtucket (Ft. Myers - Red Sox Complex)

March 13           Rochester vs. Pawtucket

March 14           Rochester @ Durham (Port Charlotte - Charlotte Sports Park)

March 15           Rochester @ Norfolk - 12:00 p.m. (Sarasota - Buck O'Neil Complex)

March 16           Rochester vs. New Britain - 12:00 p.m.

March 17           Rochester vs. Durham

March 18           Rochester @ Norfolk - 12:00 p.m. (Sarasota - Buck O'Neil Complex)

March 19           Rochester @ Durham (Port Charlotte - Charlotte Sports Park)

March 20           Rochester vs. Norfolk - 12:00 p.m.

March 21           Rochester @ Pawtucket (Ft. Myers - Red Sox Complex)

March 22           Rochester vs. Pawtucket

March 23           Rochester vs. New Britain - 12:00 p.m.

March 24           Rochester vs. Durham

March 25           Rochester vs. Norfolk - 12:00 p.m.

March 26           Rochester vs. Pawtucket

March 27           Rochester @ Pawtucket (Ft. Myers - Red Sox Complex)

March 28           Rochester vs. Durham

March 29           Rochester @ Pawtucket (Ft. Myers - Red Sox Complex)

March 30           Rochester vs. New Britain - 12:00 p.m.

March 31           Red Wings arrive in Rochester

April 1               Media Day and Welcome Home Dinner (details to follow at a later date)

Rochester kicks off their 12th season as the top affiliate of the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, April 3 at Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo. Two days later, on Saturday, April 5, the Red Wings return to the Flower City to begin their 18th season at Frontier Field with a 2:05 p.m. matinee against the Bisons. For season ticket or group information, call (585) 454-1001 and press zero or visit RedWingsBaseball.com.

The Frontier Field box office will open for the 2014 season on Saturday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Box office hours remain the same as last season, Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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