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Spring Training 2016

Another sign of spring: Truck Day!

We are in the midst of Major League Baseball teams sending their gear and supplies to spring-training camps, as many teams mark the beginning of the spring season with Truck Day celebrations.

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Toronto Blue Jays spring cap

New Spring Training Schwag for 2016

We’re often asked about new items for spring training, and Major League Baseball is obliging with a line of new apparel that includes lighter-weight uniforms, several new cap designs, specially marked balls and other on-field elements.

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The Complete Guide to Spring Training 2016 / Arizona

Now on Sale: The Complete Guide to Spring Training!

The schedules are out. The tickets are on sale. Three feet of snow fell on the East Coast. A huge storm is predicted for the Midwest. You know what to do: plan your spring-training trip. And we are here to help.

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Spring Training 2016

Notable Spring Training St. Patrick’s Day Matchups

Perhaps the best pairing to result from spring training is that of baseball and St. Patrick’s Day. Depending upon one’s interests, a major league spring training game can be enhanced by a tasty spring training St. Patrick’s Day brew, a pre- or post-game event, or the sight of two teams sporting bright green jerseys.

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Spring Training 2016

Changes still afoot in 2016 spring training schedule

We are still seeing changes in the 2016 spring training schedule, with two games between the Houston Astros and San Diego Padres added for Mexico City and the chance the Tampa Bay Rays will play two games in Havana.

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Spring Training 2016

End-of-Spring-Training Games Worth Noting

Toward the conclusion of spring training, several teams will face off in notable matchups outside of Florida and Arizona. While some of this year’s games include traditional end-of-spring contests between regional rivals, some will pit MLB teams against their affiliates, and others will take place in unique venues, including a former major league ballpark.

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Spring Training 2016

Planning For Those Rivalry Games

There are spring-training games, and there are spring-training games that mean something, even if the stats and results don’t count in the standings. Rivalries games during spring training are exciting — but games sell out, so begin planning now.

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Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs 2016 spring schedule posted

Finally! We’ve posted a Chicago Cubs 2016 spring schedule, as the team prepares for its third training season at Mesa’s Sloan Park.

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Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Los Angeles Angels 2016 spring schedule posted

We’ve posted a Los Angeles Angels 2016 spring schedule, as the team prepares for their 24th training season at Tempe Diablo Stadium.

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New York Mets

Mets, Cubs to square off at Vegas’s Cashman Field

The New York Mets will face the Chicago Cubs in the annual Las Vegas spring-training contests at Cashman Field, but the series will take place at the end of March, instead of the traditional mid-month timing.

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