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Cubs announce 2008 Spring Training schedule
11/19/2007 4:07 PM ET
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs today announced their 32-game Spring Training schedule for the 2008 Cactus League season.

The Cubs begin their 2008 slate Thursday, February 28 against the San Francisco Giants in Scottsdale and play their first home game of the spring the next afternoon against San Francisco, the start of the Cubs' 15-game schedule at HoHoKam Park.

The Cubs enjoy a stretch during which they play six home games in eight days between March 13-20 and conclude their Arizona portion of the schedule Thursday, March 27 against Milwaukee, also the HoHoKam Park finale. The Cubs wrap up their 2008 Spring Training campaign with two games in Las Vegas against the Seattle Mariners March 28-29. After an off day March 30, the Cubs begin the 2008 regular season March 31 in Chicago against Milwaukee.

Individual game tickets for the 2008 Chicago Cubs home spring training games at HoHoKam Park will go on sale Tuesday, January 8 at 10 a.m. CST on www.cubs.com or by calling 1-800-905-3315. The ticket box office at HoHoKam Park will open for the sale of individual game tickets for the first time on January 15, 2008 at 9 a.m. MST.

Season tickets for 2008 at HoHoKam Park go on sale Monday, January 7 at the HoHoKam box office or by calling 480-964-4467.

Ticket prices for the 2008 Chicago Cubs Spring Training games at HoHoKam Park are as follows. For 12 games, field box seats are $24, terrace box seats are $22, terrace and field reserved seats are $17, grandstand seats are $11 and lawn seats are $6. For three premium games (March 8 vs. Arizona, March 16 vs. the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and March 22 vs. the Chicago White Sox), field box seats are $26, terrace box seats are $24, terrace and field reserved seats are $18, grandstand seats are $12 and lawn seats are $6.

For continuously updated information, please call the HoHoKam Park information line at 480-644-4451.

All games begin at 1:05 p.m. Arizona time unless otherwise noted.

Chicago Cubs 2008 Spring Training Schedule
DATE
OPPONENT
SITE
Thursday, February 28San Francisco Giants Scottsdale
Friday, February 29San Francisco GiantsMesa
Saturday, March 1Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimTempe
Sunday, March 2San Francisco Giants Mesa
Monday, March 3 Seattle Mariners Peoria
Tuesday, March 4Milwaukee BrewersMesa
Wednesday, March 5Arizona Diamondbacks Tucson
Thursday, March 6 Oakland AthleticsPhoenix
Friday, March 7 Seattle MarinersMesa
Saturday, March 8Arizona Diamondbacks (split squad) Mesa
Oakland Athletics (split squad) Phoenix
Sunday, March 9Kansas City RoyalsSurprise
Monday, March 10Milwaukee BrewersMaryvale
Tuesday, March 11Oakland Athletics Mesa
Wednesday, March 12Texas Rangers Surprise
Thursday, March 13San Diego Padres Mesa
Friday, March 14Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Mesa
Saturday, March 15Chicago White Sox Tucson
Sunday, March 16Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimMesa
Monday, March 17OFF DAY
Tuesday, March 18Kansas City Royals Mesa
Wednesday, March 19Oakland Athletics (split squad)Mesa
San Francisco Giants (split squad)Scottsdale (12:05 PM PDT)
Thursday, March 20Colorado RockiesMesa (12:05 PM PDT)
Friday, March 21Colorado RockiesTucson
Saturday, March 22Chicago White SoxMesa
Sunday, March 23San Diego PadresPeoria
Monday, March 24Texas RangersMesa
Tuesday, March 25San Francisco GiantsScottsdale
Wednesday, March 26Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Tempe
Thursday, March 27 Milwaukee BrewersMesa (12:05 PM PDT)
Friday, March 28 Seattle MarinersLas Vegas (7:15 PM PDT)
Saturday, March 29Seattle MarinersLas Vegas (1:05 PM PDT)

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