Spring Training 2016

Help us select the best Cactus League ballparks!

With games now underway, it’s time for Spring Training Online readers to select the best ballparks in the Cactus and Grapefruit leagues. Welcome to the first round of the Best of the Ballparks fan voting, beginning with the ballparks of the Cactus League in Arizona.

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The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Check out The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches!

Our sister site, Ballpark Digest, has an exclusive preview of the new Houston Astros and Washington Nationals spring home, The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, set to open in 2017.

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Spring Training 2016

Spring training games begin today!

With all pitchers, catchers and position players in camp and working out, we’re now entering what most fans anticipate: actual spring-training games. Today’s spring-training opener features the Philadelphia Phillies, and it will be broadcast online.

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Cleveland Indians

Indians 2016 Minor League Schedule Posted

We have our first minor league schedule for 2016 spring training, as the slate for the four Cleveland Indians MiLB squads — Columbus Clippers, Akron RubberDucks, Lynchburg Hillcats and Lake County Captains — has been posted.

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Spring Training 2016

Spring Training Promotions: 2016

Signs of spring are popping up in Florida and Arizona, as full squads are reporting this week—and this year, fans can look forward to more than just the games. In both the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues, teams are releasing spring training promotions schedules that feature giveaways, special events, and discounted ticket prices.

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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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