FLUSHING, N.Y., November 15, 2016 - The New York Mets today announced that the club will open its 2017 Spring Training Grapefruit League schedule on Friday, February 24 vs. the American League East champion Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, FL. The Mets first home game in Grapefruit League play will be at 1:10 p.m. on Saturday, February 25 vs. the Washington Nationals in Port St. Lucie, FL. The Mets will play 35 exhibition games in 2017, including 18 home games in Port St. Lucie.
Season, group tickets and special ticket packages including the Red Sox trip to Port. St. Lucie will go on sale Tuesday, November 29 at 10 a.m. online and at 772-871-2115. Single game tickets will go on sale Saturday, January 14 at 10 a.m. More information is available online at mets.com, StLucieMets.com or by calling 772-871-2115.
After opening Grapefruit League play against the Red Sox in Fort Myers, the Red Sox will visit Port St. Lucie, FL at 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8.
Overall, manager Terry Collins' squad will play eight games vs. the Marlins, seven against the Astros, five apiece vs. the Nationals and Cardinals, four each with the Braves and Tigers and the two games against the Red Sox.
The Mets today also announced the launch of the 2017 Amazin' Getaways Spring Training
packages with five separate departures from New York scheduled for February 24, March 3, March 10, March 17 and March 24. All packages include hotel accommodations, rental car and game tickets.
The March 3, March 10 and March 17 packages also include an exclusive pre-game brunch and Meet and Greet with a Mets player. For more information about Amazin' Getaways visit
The Mets will open their 2017 Major League season on Monday, April 3 at 1:10 p.m. vs. the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. Mets single-game tickets for the 2017 season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 18 at mets.com/tickets.
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