Blue Jays kick off spring training schedule Feb. 26
Toronto takes on Philadelphia Phillies
The Toronto Blue Jays will kick off their 31-game spring training schedule on Feb. 26 in Clearwater, Fla., against the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Blue Jays will play 14 home games at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, the team said Wednesday in a release. The spring home opener is set for Feb. 27 against the Phillies.
All American League East Division rivals will make at least one visit to Dunedin.
Toronto's spring schedule will conclude with two exhibition games in Montreal against the New York Mets. It will be the Blue Jays' first visit to Montreal since 2004.
Toronto opens the regular season March 31 at Tampa Bay.
The Blue Jays finished last in the East Division this past season with a 74-88 record.