CHICAGO -- The Cubs released their 2012 Spring Training schedule on Monday, which includes three meetings with new manager Dale Sveum's former team, the Brewers.
The Cubs will play 16 home games at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, Ariz., and two games in Las Vegas, March 17-18. The opponent for the Las Vegas series will be announced at a later date. Spring Training report dates will be announced later as well.
The Cubs begin the 2012 Cactus League schedule on March 4 against the Athletics at home, the first of three straight home games.
The Cubs will close the schedule on April 3 against the Brewers. The Cubs and White Sox will square off twice: March 9 in Glendale and March 18 at HoHoKam Park.
Individual game tickets for the 2012 home Spring Training games will go on sale Jan. 5 at 10 a.m. CT on cubs.com or by calling 1-800-905-3315. The HoHoKam Park ticket box office will open for the sale of individual game tickets beginning Jan. 17 at 9 a.m. MT.
Season tickets at HoHoKam Park go on sale Jan. 4 at 9 a.m. MT, and group tickets go on sale Jan. 5 at 9 a.m. MT at the HoHoKam box office or by calling 480-964-4467.
Fans may direct ticket and additional Spring Training questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. For continuously updated information, visit cubs.com or call the HoHoKam Park information line at 480-644-4451.
All games begin at 1:05 p.m. Arizona time unless otherwise noted. Split squad games are denoted with an (ss).
Cubs Spring Training schedule
|Sunday, March 4||Oakland Athletics||Mesa|
|Monday, March 5||Oakland Athletics||Mesa|
|Tuesday, March 6||Colorado Rockies||Mesa|
|Wednesday, March 7||Kansas City Royals||Surprise|
|Thursday, March 8||Seattle Mariners||Mesa|
|Friday, March 9||Chicago White Sox||Glendale|
|Saturday, March 10||Milwaukee Brewers||Maryvale|
|Sunday, March 11||Los Angeles Dodgers||Glendale|
|Monday, March 12||Cincinnati Reds||Mesa|
|Tuesday, March 13||San Francisco Giants||Scottsdale (7:05 p.m.)|
|Wednesday, March 14||Milwaukee Brewers||Mesa|
|Thursday, March 15||Arizona Diamondbacks (ss)||Mesa|
|Thursday, March 15||Colorado Rockies (ss)||Scottsdale|
|Friday, March 16||San Francisco Giants||Mesa|
|Saturday, March 17||Oakland Athletics (ss)||Phoenix|
|Saturday, March 17||TBD (ss)||Las Vegas (TBD start time)|
|Sunday, March 18||Chicago White Sox (ss)||Mesa|
|Sunday, March 18||TBD (ss)||Las Vegas (TBD start time)|
|Monday, March 19||Seattle Mariners||Peoria|
|Tuesday, March 20||Texas Rangers (ss)||Mesa|
|Tuesday, March 20||Oakland Athletics (ss)||Phoenix|
|Wednesday, March 21||OFF DAY|
|Thursday, March 22||Texas Rangers||Surprise|
|Friday, March 23||Colorado Rockies||Scottsdale|
|Saturday, March 24||San Diego Padres||Mesa|
|Sunday, March 25||Cleveland Indians||Goodyear|
|Monday, March 26||San Diego Padres (ss)||Mesa|
|Monday, March 26||Arizona Diamondbacks (ss)||Scottsdale (1:10 p.m.)|
|Tuesday, March 27||Cincinnati Reds||Goodyear|
|Wednesday, March 28||Cleveland Indians||Mesa|
|Thursday, March 29||San Diego Padres||Peoria|
|Friday, March 30||Los Angeles Dodgers||Mesa|
|Saturday, March 31||Los Angeles Angels||Mesa|
|Sunday, April 1||Los Angeles Angels||Tempe|
|Monday, April 2||Arizona Diamondbacks||Scottsdale (1:10 p.m.)|
|Tuesday, April 3||Milwaukee Brewers||Mesa (12:05 p.m.)|
Carrie Muskat is a reporter for MLB.com. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter@CarrieMuskat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.