|Tools of the trade in the Mets dugout. Photo by Jason Schott.|
The Mets announced on Thursday that they will face off with the Baltimore Orioles in an exhibition game at Terwilliger Brothers Field at Max Bishop Stadium on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, on Tuesday, March 24 at 2:05 p.m.
Prior to the game, players and staff from both teams will visit with representatives from the Naval Academy and tour the academy facilities.
The Naval Academy will distribute complimentary tickets for the game to Midshipmen, as well as select members of the U.S. Navy. Tickets are not available to the public.
The Mets open their spring training schedule on Saturday with a pair of split squad games, including their first at the newly-renovated Clover Park in Port St. Lucie, FL against the Marlins at 1:10 p.m., while the rest of the team heads to Jupiter, FL, to take on the Cardinals.
The Mets close out the Florida portion of spring training against Baltimore in Sarasota on Monday. March 23 before the teams head to Annapolis.