“When do pitchers and catchers report?” That’s a popular question you’ll hear with Major League Baseball’s 2017 spring training camps opening this week to warm the hearts of fans who’ve endured another long, cold, baseball-less winter.
But not every team’s pitchers and catchers report to spring training on the same date, as the schedules vary from team to team and league to league — that is, the Cactus League in Arizona and the Grapefruit League in Florida.
So, here are the 2017 spring training reporting schedules and dates for all 30 MLB teams, divided into Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues:
Wright’s latest setback left manager Terry Collins with Cheap Jerseys MLB an all-too-familiar feeling.
“It’s very hard,” Collins told reporters Tuesday, per MLB.com. “But there are certain people who can deal with adversity and know how to get through it, and David’s one of those guys. He’s not going to stand in the way of us progressing in spring training. He’ll get on a program. He’ll do his stuff. But I know one thing: He will be with us in spirit every day. He’ll be in that clubhouse every day leading the charge, like he always has. I just hope he continues to progress and gets back.”
Translation: See you when we see you, captain.
The other half of the starting infield is Neil Walker (back surgery) and Asdrubal Cabrera (knee). They’re good so far, but March is just starting and both players are over 30.
Translation No. 2: Get ready for lots of Jose Reyes and Wilmer Flores in the early part of the season.