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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 2, 2012) After two weeks of training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, the Atlanta Braves kicks off its spring training schedule March 3 against the Detroit Tigers, who return to Disney for a second matchup on March 31.

The reigning World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals and New York Yankees, as well as the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, make up the core of the Braves’ 18-game home schedule at ChampionStadium – one of the most popular spring training sites in Florida.

The Cardinals face the Braves on March 19. The Yankees visit twice, Saturday March 10 and Wednesday March 28, and the New York Mets come in three times, March 9 and 23 and the spring home finale April 2. And the Phillies face the Braves on April 1.

2012 Atlanta Braves Spring Training Home Schedule

SaturdayMarch 3Detroit Tigers1:05 PM
TuesdayMarch 6Washington Nationals1:05 PM
FridayMarch 9New York Mets-SS1:05 PM
SaturdayMarch 10New York Yankees1:05 PM
SundayMarch 11Toronto Blue Jays-SS1:05 PM
WednesdayMarch 14Washington Nationals6:05 PM
FridayMarch 16Houston Astros6:05 PM
SaturdayMarch 17Toronto Blue Jays-SS1:05 PM
SundayMarch 18Baltimore Orioles1:05 PM
MondayMarch 19St Louis Cardinals1:05 PM
ThursdayMarch 22Miami Marlins1:05 PM
FridayMarch 23New York Mets1:05 PM
SundayMarch 25Houston Astros1:05 PM
WednesdayMarch 28New York Yankees1:05 PM
FridayMarch 30Houston Astros6:05 PM
SaturdayMarch 31Detroit Tigers1:05 PM
SundayApril 1Philadelphia Phillies1:05 PM
MondayApril 2New York Mets12:00 PM

*SS – denotes split squad

All times are Eastern and are subject to change

All games to be played at Champion Stadium at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex