Articles matching tag: Spring Training

  1. Column: Spring Training BeginsFebruary 22, 2015

    If “Play Ball” is the most pleasant sounding phrase in the English language, these four words aren’t far behind: “Pitchers and catchers report.” Last week, pitchers and catchers reported to the 30 Major League spring training complexes in Florida and Arizona. In the midst of one of the coldest and snowiest winters on record, baseball fans have a welcome diversion. Instead of the consistently dreary and monotonous daily weather reports – more snow and cold on the way - we can now focus on cheery and optimistic reports emanating from the Grapefruit (FL) and Cactus (AZ) Leagues.