Braves will play in new spring training facility in 2019

Braves infielder Charlie Culberson sits in the dugout with his bats before starting team practice  Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista.

Credit: Curtis Compton

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Braves infielder Charlie Culberson sits in the dugout with his bats before starting team practice Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista.

Credit: Curtis Compton

Credit: Curtis Compton

The Atlanta Braves will debut their new spring training facility in 2019, according to the spring training schedule released Wednesday.

This spring will mark the Braves' 22nd and final year in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Braves had planned to move to North Port for 2019 spring training, but delayed the move one year.

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Atlanta’s 32-game slate will begin Saturday, Feb. 23, with a road game against the New York Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Braves open the home portion of their spring schedule Monday, Feb. 25, against the Washington Nationals at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

The Braves will conclude the Florida portion of their exhibition season with the opening of their new spring training facility Sunday, March 24, against the Tampa Bay Rays (4:05 p.m.) in North Port, Fla. The Braves will then play a pair of exhibition games at SunTrust Park on Monday, March 25 (7:20 p.m.) and Tuesday, March 26 (1:10 p.m.), against the Cincinnati Reds.

» History: Braves' spring training homes

The Braves will open the 2019 regular season March 28 with a three-game series at the Phillies. The team will return home for a six-game series against the Cubs and Marlins that begins April 1.

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Atlanta Braves' North Port, Fla., stadium under construction in July 2018.

Credit: West Villages

Atlanta Braves' North Port, Fla., stadium under construction in July 2018.

Credit: West Villages

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Atlanta Braves' North Port, Fla., stadium under construction in July 2018.

Credit: West Villages

Credit: West Villages

BRAVES’ 2019 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE

Home dates in BOLD

Saturday, Feb. 23 @ TBD: New York Mets at Port St. Lucie
Sunday, Feb. 24 @ TBD: Houston Astros at West Palm Beach
Monday, Feb. 25 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Washington Nationals
Tuesday, Feb. 26 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. New York Mets
Wednesday, Feb. 27 @ TBD: St. Louis Cardinals at Jupiter
Thursday, Feb. 28 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Detroit Tigers
Friday, March 1 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Toronto Blue Jays
Saturday, March 2 @ TBD: Detroit Tigers at Lakeland
Sunday, March 3 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Miami Marlins
Monday, March 4 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Houston Astros
Tuesday, March 5 @ TBD: New York Yankees at Tampa
Wednesday, March 6 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Detroit Tigers (SS)
Wednesdsay, March 6 @ TBD: Miami Marlins at Jupiter (SS)
Thursday, March 7 OFF
Friday, March 8 @ 6:05 p.m.: vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Saturday, March 9 @ TBD: Detroit Tigers at Lakeland
Sunday, March 10 @ TBD: Miami Marlins at Jupiter
Monday, March 11 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
Tuesday, March 12 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. St. Louis Cardinals
Wednesday, March 13 @ TBD: Washington Nationals at West Palm Beach
Thursday, March 14 OFF
Friday, March 15 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Miami Marlins
Saturday, March 16 @ TBD: Boston Red Sox at Fort Myers
Sunday, March 17 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Houston Astros (SS)
Sunday, March 17 @ TBD: Detroit Tigers at Lakeland (SS)
Monday, March 18 @ 6:05 p.m.: vs. New York Yankees
Tuesday, March 19 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. Washington Nationals 
Wednesday, March 20 @ TBD: Toronto Blue Jays at Dunedin
Thursday, March 21 @ TBD: Tampa Bay Rays at Port Charlotte 
Friday, March 22 @ 6:05 p.m.: vs. Detroit Tigers
Saturday, March 23 @ 1:05 p.m.: vs. New York Mets
Sunday, March 24 @ 4:05 p.m.: vs. Tampa Bay Rays at North Port*
Monday, March 25 @ 7:20 p.m.: vs. Cincinnati Reds at SunTrust Park**
Tuesday, March 26 @ 1:10 p.m.: vs. Cincinnati Reds at SunTrust Park**

* - Game to be played at North Port, Fla.; ** - Games to be played at SunTrust Park in Atlanta.