We’re offering friends, family and baseball fans who Like Us on Facebook a rare Friday to Friday vacation rental, February 28 to March 7, 2014 –perfect timing for ball fans because the Toronto Blue Jays will be playing IN SARASOTA against Baltimore on Saturday, March 1 at 1:05 p.m., just a 15 minute drive from Siesta Key 611.
Most MLB teams have not yet released their Spring Training schedules but last week a few did, including the Baltimore Orioles, who play at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota. The following are some of the Grapefruit League games that have been announced so far that are taking between Feb 28 and March 7, all of which are within easy driving distance of Siesta Key 611:
March 2 – Boston Red Sox vs. Orioles at Fort Myers; Pittsburg Pirates at Philadelphia Phillies in Clearwater
March 3 – Minnesota Twins vs. Orioles IN SARASOTA; Phillies at Tampa Bay in Port Charlotte
March 4 – Baltimore Orioles vs. NY Yankees in Tampa; TORONTO BLUE JAYS vs. Phillies in Clearwater
March 5 – Minnesota Twins vs. Baltimore Orioles in Fort Myers; Braves vs. Philllies in Clearwater
March 6 – Tampa Bay vs. Baltimore Orioles IN SARASOTA; New York Yankees vs. Phillies in Clearwater
March 7 – Philadephia Phillies vs. Baltimore Orioles IN SARASOTA; Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees in Tampa
Town/Team/Distance from Sarasota
- Fort Myers (Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins) 87 miles
- Clearwater (Philadephia Phillies) 52 miles
- Bradenton (Pittsburgh Pirates) 12 miles
- Lakeland (Detroit Tigers) 81 miles
- Dunedin (Toronto Blue Jays) 59 miles
- Tampa (NY Yankees) 57 miles
- Port Charlotte (Tampa Bay Rays) 41 miles
If you’ve never been to a spring training game, you should go. The small, intimate ball parks and friendly crowds made up of enthusiastic fans instead of corporate ticket holders out with clients make it a unique experience and a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in the sunshine.
To inquire further or to book the Siesta Key 611’s ”7 Days; See the Jays Spring Training Special,” please email firstname.lastname@example.org. To read more about the joys of Spring Training baseball, click here.