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10/22/2012 4:30 PM EST

Phillies announce 2013 Spring Training schedule

Tickets on sale beginning in December

The Phillies Spring Training schedule features 16 great matchups at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla., as well as two exhibition games at Citizens Bank Park against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30.

The Grapefruit League season at Bright House Field officially leads off with the Houston Astros on Saturday, February 23. Other opponents include the New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Tampa Bay Rays, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, Toronto Blue Jays, and Pittsburgh Pirates.

Spring Training 3-game packs will go on sale Wednesday, December 12 and individual ticket sales for Spring Training games will begin on Thursday, January 10.   Tickets can be purchased at phillies.com or by phone by calling 215-463-1000.

Pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training on February 12, with the full squad reporting February 15.  The Spring Training schedule is currently available at phillies.com.

**Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Schedule updates, game times and television dates will be posted on phillies.com as they occur.

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