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Day-by-day 2017 Grapefruit League schedule

Thursday, Feb. 23

University of Tampa vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Florida Southern College vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Northeastern University vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Friday, Feb. 24

Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 6:05

Saturday, Feb. 25

Pittsburgh (ss) vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Houston vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh (ss) at Bradenton, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

Toronto vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Minnesota vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Washington vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Sunday, Feb. 26

Boston vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Philadelphia vs. Toronto (ss) at Dunedin, 1:05

Toronto (ss) vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Miami vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Houston vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Washington vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Detroit vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Monday, Feb. 27

Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Atlanta vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Washington vs. St. Louis (ss) at Jupiter, 1:05

St. Louis (ss) vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Miami vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Pittsburgh vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Houston vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Tuesday, Feb. 28

Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Detroit vs. N.Y. Yankees (ss) at Tampa, 1:05

Toronto vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Houston vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees (ss) vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Wednesday, March 1

Philadelphia vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Atlanta vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 6:35

Boston vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Washington vs. Detroit (ss) at Lakeland, 1:05

Miami vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Detroit (ss) vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Thursday, March 2

Tampa Bay vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Pittsburgh vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Minnesota vs. Baltimore (ss) at Sarasota, 1:05

Washington vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Atlanta vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Philadelphia vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Miami vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Baltimore (ss) vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 6:35

Friday, March 3

Detroit vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Minnesota vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Washington (ss) at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Washington (ss) vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

Boston vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Saturday, March 4

Baltimore vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Atlanta (ss) vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Boston vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Washington vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Miami vs. Atlanta (ss) at Kissimmee, 1:05

Toronto vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Sunday, March 5

Tampa Bay vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Detroit vs. Philadelphia (ss) at Clearwater, 1:05

Pittsburgh vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Philadelphia (ss) vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Minnesota vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Houston vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

Atlanta vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Monday, March 6

N.Y. Yankees vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Boston vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Tuesday, March 7

Tampa Bay vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Atlanta vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Dominican Republic vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Philadelphia vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Boston vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Miami vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Canada vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Wednesday, March 8

Canada vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Dominican Republic vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Toronto vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

N.Y. Mets (ss) vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Washington vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Philadelphia vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Boston vs. N.Y. Mets (ss) at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Colombia vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 6:35

Thursday, March 9

Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Toronto vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Miami vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Houston vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

USA vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Colombia vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Detroit vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Friday, March 10

N.Y. Yankees vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Toronto vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Minnesota vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

N.Y. Mets (ss) vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Houston vs. N.Y. Mets (ss) at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Baltimore vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 6:05

Saturday, March 11

Tampa Bay vs. Boston (ss) at Fort Myers, 1:05

Philadelphia vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Detroit vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Miami vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Atlanta vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Boston (ss) vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Washington vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Sunday, March 12

Toronto vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Boston vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Atlanta vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Houston vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

Minnesota (ss) vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Minnesota (ss) at Fort Myers, 1:05

Monday, March 13

Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Boston vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Philadelphia vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Detroit vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Houston vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Miami vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Pittsburgh vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Tuesday, March 14

N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay(ss) at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Tampa Bay(ss) vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Atlanta vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Detroit vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

Toronto vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Wednesday, March 15

Boston vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Atlanta vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Washington vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 6:35

Thursday, March 16

N.Y. Yankees vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Philadelphia vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 6:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Minnesota vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Detroit vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Arizona vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05

Pittsburgh vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 6:05

Friday, March 17

Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Toronto vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Atlanta vs. Houston (ss) at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Washington vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

Houston (ss) vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Saturday, March 18

Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Tampa Bay vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Baltimore vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Miami vs. Detroit (ss) at Lakeland, 1:05

Houston vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Detroit (ss) vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Boston vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Sunday, March 19

Philadelphia vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Toronto vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Detroit vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Washington vs. Miami (ss) at Jupiter, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Minnesota vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Miami (ss) vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Monday, March 20

Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Minnesota vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

N.Y. Mets vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Miami vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 6:05

Tuesday, March 21

Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Toronto vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Atlanta vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Houston vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

Philadelphia vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Boston vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 6:35

Wednesday, March 22

N.Y. Yankees vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Detroit vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Minnesota vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Washington vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Miami vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Tampa Bay vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 6:05

Thursday, March 23

N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Minnesota vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Miami vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Pittsburgh vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Detroit vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 6:05

Friday, March 24

Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Boston vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Atlanta vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Washington (ss) at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Houston vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Baltimore vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 7:05

Washington (ss) vs. Miami at Jupiter, 7:05

Seattle (ss) vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 8:10

Saturday, March 25

Boston (ss) vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

Toronto (ss) vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Detroit vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Washington vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

St. Louis vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Philadelphia vs. Boston (ss) at Fort Myers, 1:05

Canadian Jr. National team vs. Toronto (ss) at Dunedin, 1:07

Minnesota vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 6:05

Sunday, March 26

Tampa Bay vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05

Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Toronto (ss) vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Houston vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 1:05

Miami vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05

Boston vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Toronto (ss) at Dunedin, 1:07

Atlanta vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Monday, March 27

Boston vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

N.Y. Mets (ss) vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05

Washington vs. N.Y. Mets (ss) at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

St. Louis vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 6:05

Detroit vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 6:05

Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 6:05

Philadelphia vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 6:07

Tuesday, March 28

Houston vs. Miami (ss) at Jupiter, 1:05

Baltimore vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05

St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10

Boston vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 6:05

Toronto vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 6:35

Detroit vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 6:35

Miami (ss) vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, 6:35

Wednesday, March 29

Washington vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 12:05

Baltimore vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07

Philadelphia (ss) vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05

Philadelphia (ss) vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05

Miami vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, 1:05

N.Y. Mets vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05

Minnesota vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Thursday, March 30

Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05

N.Y. Yankees vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Detroit vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05

Washington vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05

Friday, March 31

Rochester (AAA) vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 12:05

Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05

Detroit vs. Miami at Jupiter, 7:05

Saturday, April 1

Detroit vs. Miami at Jupiter, 12:05

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