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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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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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St. Louis Cardinals

Goodbye, Roger Dean Stadium berm seats

The Roger Dean Stadium berm has been a longtime favorite of St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins spring-training fans, but the space is being replaced for 2016 by an all-you-care-to-eat Bullpen Club.

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Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers 2016 spring schedule posted

We’ve posted the Milwaukee Brewers 2016 spring schedule, as the team prepares for another training season at Maryvale Baseball Park.

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Atlanta Braves

Braves pitch St. Petersburg sports complex for spring training

The Atlanta Braves are part of a partnership proposing a 240-acre, $622-million St. Petersburg sports complex that would include a new spring-training complex for the club.

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Maryvale Baseball Park

2018 Spring Training Tickets: The Lowdown

One of the most frequent questions we receive from readers is how to buy spring training tickets. Here’s our overview of the various ways you can buy 2018 spring training tickets, from safe and early to speculative and down the road.

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Now Available: The Complete Guide to Spring Training 2016 / Arizona

We have another new eBook to announce: The Complete Guide to Spring Training 2016 / Arizona is now available for purchase.

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Spring Training 2015

Will Ferrell to play nine positions in Cactus League action

Tomorrow is a good day to be a Cactus League ticketholder: actor Will Ferrell will play nine positions in five scheduled games, transported by helicopter between venues. UPDATED!

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Maryvale Baseball Park

Same as it ever was: Maryvale Baseball Park

At a time when Cactus League ballparks have been modernized and upgraded in recent years, Maryvale Baseball Park pretty much remains the same — which is either a good thing or bad thing, depending on your point of view.

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Surprise Stadium

Surprise Stadium: Worth the drive

It is a little off the beaten path, even for the compact Cactus League. But the immaculately maintained Surprise Stadium is a good bet for spring training, as the home of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers is worth the trek.

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