SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — After several grueling months of MLB and the Players Association going back and forth in search of a deal. On Thursday, they finally reached an agreement.
On Friday, they released a statement with their updated spring training cactus league schedule:
“The San Diego Padres today announced their updated Cactus League schedule for spring training 2022 presented by Southwest Airlines®, the club’s 29th.and spring in Peoria, Arizona.
The team will begin its 18-game schedule in Arizona with a home game against the Seattle Mariners at the Peoria Sports Complex on Friday, March 18. The Padres will play eight of their 18 games this spring in Peoria, all as a home team. San Diego’s revised Cactus League schedule includes nine games against American League opponents and four games against National League West rivals, including a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies, Dodgers of Los Angeles and the San Francisco Giants. The Padres will also play back-to-back home weekend games on March 26 and 27 against the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Guardians for their only spring home weekend (Saturday and Sunday).
San Diego will break camp after its Cactus League final against the Chicago White Sox in Peoria on Tuesday, April 5. The Padres will open the 2022 season on the road against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, April 7 before returning home for their home opener on Thursday, April 14 against the Atlanta Braves.
Spring training game times, ticketing information and the full broadcast schedule will be announced in the coming days. For updates on ticket sales dates, Peoria Stadium box office hours and other future updates, fans are encouraged to check www.peoriasportscomplex.com.
Please see the attachment for the updated 2022 Padres Spring Training Schedule. The schedule is also available online at www.padres.com. All elements of the schedule are subject to change. “