The offseason is just beginning for the Twins, as they work to reshape a roster that lost 291 games over the past three seasons. Fans will start to see the results of their efforts on Feb. 17.
The Twins have announced that pitchers and catchers will report to spring training on Feb. 16, with the first workout set for the following day. Position players report on Feb. 21, with the first full-squad workout scheduled for Feb. 22. The Twins open the exhibition season on Feb. 28 at Boston. Their home opener is set for March 1 against the Red Sox.
Fans who make the trip to Fort Myers will also see the results of a $48.5 million renovation to the Lee County Sports Complex. Seating capacity has been increased from 8,000 to 9,300 with the addition of outfield seating, more drink rails and a party porch.
Single-game tickets will go on sale Jan. 11 and will range from $12 to $40 for most games. There are six premium games on the schedule in which tickets cost $3 more: March 5 vs. Baltimore, March 6 vs. St. Louis, March 9 vs. Philadelphia, March 13 vs. Boston, March 22 vs. the Yankees and March 28 vs. Boston.
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