Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Spring Training Dates of Interest

The Yankees issued a press release today outlining their spring training schedule. Here are some important dates.

- Pitchers and catchers report on Friday, February 13th.

- Their first workout will be on Saturday the 14th.

- The first full-squad workout is set for Wednesday the 18th.

- The opening game of spring training will be on the Wednesday the 25th at 1:05 p.m. vs. the Toronto Blue Jays at Knology Park in Dunedin, Florida.

- Their first home game will be on Thursday the 26th, also at 1:15 p.m. vs. the AL Champion Tampa Bay Rays.

- The Yankees will host Team USA on Tuesday, March 3rd at 1:15 p.m..

- The Yankees will also host Team Canada on Thursday, March 5th at 1:15 p.m.

- And the World Baseball Classic will be played from March 5th through March 23th.

3 Comments:

Rob Abruzzese said...

Scott Proctor's arm pointed out that the USA team from the WBC will take on the Yankees. That would be great to see Jeter or Arod bat against Joba.

Greg Cohen said...

Yep they will, and they will play Canada also. I missed that the first time I read the release. I'll add that to the main post now.

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