By Alex Del Barrio, Sportsradio 610By Alex Del Barrio


The Astros unveiled their 2014 Spring Training schedule on Monday highlighted by 13 games at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, FL. The 2014 Grapefruit League season will be the Astros 30th consecutive in Kissimmee.

The Astros will open their spring schedule in Orlando on Feb. 28th when they face against the 2013 NL East champion Atlanta Braves.

Seven of the Astros 13 Grapefruit League home games will be on weekends including match-ups against the Blue Jays, Nationals, Yankees,and Cardinals.

After Grapefruit League action concludes, the Astros will return to the Lone Star State to face the Texas Rangers for a pair of games in the Alamodome in San Antonio as part of H-E-B Big League Weekend. The games are scheduled for Friday, March 28 (7:05 p.m.) and Saturday March 29 (1:05 p.m.)

The Astros close out their exhibition schedule at Minute Maid Park as they welcome Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz of the Mexican Baseball League to Houston. The first of the two games will be a split-squad game on Saturday March 29th (6:10 p.m). Their exhibition finale will be Sunday March 30 with a 1:10 p.m. first pitch.

The Astros will open their 2014 regular season on April 1st when they host the New York Yankees.

Houston Astros 2014 Spring Training Schedule

Day Date Opponent Site Time*
Friday Feb. 28 at Atlanta Orlando 6:05
Saturday March 1 at Detroit Lakeland 1:05
Sunday March 2 Atlanta (SS) KISSIMMEE 1:05
Monday March 3 at Miami Jupiter 1:05
Tuesday March 4 at New York (NL) Port St. Lucie 1:10
Wednesday March 5 Detroit KISSIMMEE 1:05
Thursday March 6 New York (NL) KISSIMMEE 1:05
Friday March 7 at Washington Viera 1:05
Saturday March 8 New York (AL) KISSIMMEE 1:05
Saturday March 8 at Philadelphia (SS) Clearwater 1:05
Sunday March 9 Toronto KISSIMMEE 1:05
Monday March 10 at Washington Viera 1:05
Tuesday March 11 OFF DAY
Wednesday March 12 Washington KISSIMMEE 1:05
Thursday March 13 at Toronto Dunedin 1:05
Friday March 14 St. Louis KISSIMMEE 1:05
Saturday March 15 at Detroit Lakeland 1:05
Sunday March 16 Washington (SS) KISSIMMEE 1:05
Monday March 17 Atlanta KISSIMMEE 1:05
Tuesday March 18 at Miami Jupiter 1:05
Wednesday March 19 at Washington Viera 6:05
Thursday March 20 Philadelphia (SS) KISSIMMEE 1:05
Friday March 21 Miami KISSIMMEE 1:05
Saturday March 22 St. Louis KISSIMMEE 1:05
Sunday March 23 at St. Louis Jupiter 1:05
Monday March 24 at Atlanta Orlando 6:05
Tuesday March 25 OFF DAY
Wednesday March 26 New York (NL) KISSIMMEE 6:05
Thursday March 27 OFF DAY
Friday March 28 Texas San Antonio 7:05
Saturday March 29 Veracruz (MX) Minute Maid Park 6:10
Saturday March 29 Texas San Antonio 1:05
Sunday March 30 Veracruz (MX) Minute Maid Park 1:10

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