When is Cactus League spring training?
Tempe is the perfect home base to enjoy spring training baseball. From the end of February through the end of March, Cactus League Spring Training brings 15 MLB teams to 10 stadiums to play more than 200 games. The Los Angeles Angels call Tempe, Arizona home.
Will MLB have spring training?
The Boys of Summer are back – if only for a shorter Grapefruit League stay than usual. The 99-day MLB lockout ended Thursday after owners and players reached agreement and all 30 spring training camps have opened across Florida and Arizona. The teams will have four weeks to prepare for Opening Day on April 7.
Will the MLB season be canceled?
March 9 (UPI) — Major League Baseball has canceled the second week of the 2022 regular season after continued discussions between the league and its players’ union failed to produce a new collective bargaining agreement.
What are the best spring training stadiums?
Washington NationalsNationals ParkFITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm BeachesSpace Coast Stadium
American League East
Blue Jays: Springer set, but what about the corners?
The best outfielder on the free-agent market this offseason was George Springer. But the question remains: Who will start at the corner outfield spots come Opening Day? How will the Jays split up playing time between Teoscar Hernández, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Randal Grichuk? More >
Indians: Who’s on first? Bauers?
Jake Bauers hasn’t played in a Major League game since 2019, when Cleveland’s acquisition of Carlos Santana necessitated a move for Bauers to the outfield.
Angels: Quintana to make Angels debut
José Quintana is slated to take the mound in the Angels’ Cactus League opener against the Giants after signing with Los Angeles as a free agent this offseason. With the Halos having chronic pitching issues over the past several years, a strong season from Quintana would be a big lift. More >
National League East
Braves: Wright for the job?
Right-hander Kyle Wright had a sensational close to the 2020 season and a great performance in the NL Division Series against the Marlins, but only after struggling to the tune of a 7.71 ERA over his first two MLB seasons.
Brewers: Will Yeli be Yeli again?
The big question on everyone’s minds when it comes to the Brewers is: Is Christian Yelich back? As in, has he put a difficult 2020 campaign behind him, and will he return to the MVP-caliber player Milwaukee had become accustomed to having in the middle of its lineup? Yelich says he has a good idea about what went wrong at the plate, and he’s been working on fixing it.
D-backs: Gallen to open Cactus League slate
Right-hander Zac Gallen will take the mound in Arizona’s Cactus League opener against the Rockies. Gallen has made 27 career starts and owns a 2.78 ERA.