Team Will Play 13 Exhibition Games, Seven At Home

Shortstop Alex McClure marks one of the probable players from the 2011 Blue Crew that will return and take part in spring training exhibitions with the 2012 squad. (Brad Glazier)

By Jeff O'Connor / Wilmington Blue Rocks | February 3, 2012 5:44 AM ET

Wilmington, DE - The Kansas City Royals have announced the spring training schedules for their minor league affiliates, including the Wilmington Blue Rocks. The Rocks will play 13 exhibition games in Arizona, seven of which will take place at the Royals' spring training complex in Surprise. Early report for minor leaguers is February 27-March 4. Organizational workouts start on March 5. The final full squad workout will be held on March 31, the same day minor league camp breaks.

Thu. Mar. 15 vs. Myrtle Beach (Texas Rangers)
Fri. Mar. 16 @ High Desert (Seattle Mariners)
Sat. Mar. 17 @ Lake Elsinore (San Diego Padres)
Sun. Mar. 18 vs. Rancho Cucamonga (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Mon. Mar. 19 @ Myrtle Beach (Texas Rangers)
Tue. Mar. 20 vs. High Desert (Seattle Mariners)
Wed. Mar. 21 vs. Lake Elsinore (San Diego Padres)
Thu. Mar. 22 Camp Day
Fri. Mar. 23 @ High Desert (Seattle Mariners)
Sat. Mar. 24 vs. Myrtle Beach (Texas Rangers)
Sun. Mar. 25 @ Rancho Cucamonga (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Mon. Mar. 26 @ Lake Elsinore (San Diego Padres)
Tue. Mar. 27 vs. Myrtle Beach (Texas Rangers)
Wed. Mar. 28 vs. Winston-Salem (Chicago White Sox)

The Blue Rocks' 2012 season gets underway on Friday, April 6 in Myrtle Beach, SC against the Pelicans (Texas Rangers). Frawley Stadium lights the lights for the 2012 home opener on Friday, April 13 when the Blue Crew hosts the Frederick Keys (Baltimore Orioles). For ticket information, please call 302-888-BLUE or visit Season tickets are on sale now and the team's 2012 schedule is available online.

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