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Spring Training 2017

Best of the Ballparks, Cactus League Final Four

We’re down to the Final Four in our annual Best of the Ballparks competition in the Cactus League, where fans selected Salt River Fields, Sloan Park, Surprise Stadium and Camelback Ranch-Glendale to move on.

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Spring Training 2017

Best of the Ballparks, Cactus League Elite Eight

More bracketology at Spring Training Online, as we ask you to choose your favorite Cactus League ballpark in the Best of the Ballparks competition, with the selections down to an elite eight.

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New Caps, Uniforms for 2017 Spring Training

We know many of you descend on the spring-training ballparks and head immediately to the stores to check out the newest offerings. Caps, uniforms and some T-shirts are sold online by Major League Baseball, and the newest offerings are sold at mlbshop.com. Here are our favorite caps and uniforms for 2017.

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Spring Training 2017

Spring Games Outside Florida and Arizona

Not every spring-training game happens in Florida or Arizona. You may be able to catch some games closer to home, as teams have scheduled exhibition games across the continent in March.

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Chicago Cubs Spring Broadcast Schedule Posted

We’ve posted the 2017 Chicago Cubs spring broadcast schedule, as all 38 Chicago Cubs spring training games will be available to fans via television, radio or Internet radio broadcast for the first time.

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Spring Training 2017

Plan Ahead for MLB, Minor League Affiliates Games

One of the more underappreciated traditions of spring training is the annual exhibitions between major league teams and their minor league affiliates. As the teams head north for the year, these games mark something of a warmup for both MLB squads and their affiliates, while simultaneously giving minor-league fans an early start to the year.

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Last-Minute Cubs Presale Set for Today, Tonight

Talk about last-minute announcements! Wednesday afternoon the Chicago Cubs announced a presale for Sloan Park spring training tickets, beginning today (Friday) at noon.

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Chicago Cubs 2017 Spring Schedule Posted

We’ve posted the Chicago Cubs 2017 spring schedule, as the World Champions prepare for another training camp at Sloan Park and the adjoining training facility in Mesa.

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Cubs, Reds Set for Las Vegas Big League Weekend

The Chicago Cubs are returning for the annual Las Vegas Big League Weekend, and this year they’ll be joined by the Cincinnati Reds at Cashman Field on March 25-26.

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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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