Spring Training Central: Schedules, stadium locations and more

Spring Training Central: Schedules, stadium locations and more

Baseball fever spreads across the Sunshine State as MLB teams make their Spring Training homes in Florida. Check out schedules, prices and directions to the 15 teams that play in the Grapefruit League including the Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies and Tampa Bay Rays.

Atlanta Braves Spring Training schedule and info

12:57 PM EST, January 16, 2014

Atlanta Braves Spring Training schedule and info

ATLANTA

•Training site: ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World

Baltimore Orioles Spring Training schedule and info

3:46 PM EST, January 16, 2014

Baltimore Orioles Spring Training schedule and info

BALTIMORE

•Training site: Sarasota

Boston Red Sox Spring Training schedule and info

3:45 PM EST, January 16, 2014

Boston Red Sox Spring Training schedule and info

BOSTON

•Training site: Fort Myers

Detroit Tigers Spring Training schedule and info

11:38 AM EST, January 17, 2014

Detroit Tigers Spring Training schedule and info

DETROIT

•Training site: Lakeland

Miami Marlins Spring Training schedule and info

12:45 PM EST, January 17, 2014

Miami Marlins Spring Training schedule and info

MIAMI

•Training site: Jupiter

Houston Astros Spring Training schedule and info

12:45 PM EST, January 17, 2014

Houston Astros Spring Training schedule and info

HOUSTON

•Training site: Kissimmee

Minnesota Twins Spring Training schedule and info

12:44 PM EST, January 17, 2014

Minnesota Twins Spring Training schedule and info

MINNESOTA

•Training site: Fort Myers

New York Mets Spring Training schedule and info

12:53 PM EST, January 17, 2014

New York Mets Spring Training schedule and info

NEW YORK (NL)

•Training Site: Port St. Lucie

New York Yankees Spring Training schedule and info

1:57 PM EST, January 17, 2014

New York Yankees Spring Training schedule and info

NEW YORK (AL)

•Training site: Tampa

Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training schedule and info

2:15 PM EST, January 17, 2014

Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training schedule and info

PHILADELPHIA

•Training site: Clearwater

Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training schedule and info

2:29 PM EST, January 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training schedule and info

PITTSBURGH

•Training site: Bradenton

St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training schedule and info

2:45 PM EST, January 17, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training schedule and info

ST. LOUIS

•Training Site: Jupiter

Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training schedule and info

2:54 PM EST, January 17, 2014

Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training schedule and info

TAMPA BAY

•Training Site: Port Charlotte.

Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training schedule and info

3:02 PM EST, January 17, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training schedule and info

TORONTO

•Training site: Dunedin.

Washington Nationals Spring Training schedule and info

3:11 PM EST, January 17, 2014

Washington Nationals Spring Training schedule and info

WASHINGTON

•Training Site: Viera

The ritual returns: It's time for baseball in Florida

March 5, 2011

POSTCARDS FROM FLORIDA

Jim Abbott on Florida Travel: The ritual returns: It's time for baseball in Florida

My old baseball buddy Leonard used to tell me that the best thing about going to the ballpark is that you never know what you might see.

Spring Training baseball: A timeless ritual

March 7, 2010

POSTCARDS FROM FLORIDA

Jim Abbott on Florida Travel: Spring Training baseball: A timeless ritual

It was windy and chilly on Tuesday, with a definite threat of rain, so it wasn't the ideal backdrop for the opening games of baseball spring training in the Sunshine State.

Tampa focal point of spring training baseball trip

9:53 AM EST, March 2, 2011

Tampa focal point of spring training baseball trip

TAMPA, Fla. — It's as much a part of spring training as workouts and exhibition games: Visitors from the chilly Northeast, Midwest, Canada and elsewhere enjoying the sport while sitting in the Florida sun in short-sleeved shirts and Bermudas.

For a Florida spring training side trip: Try Davis Islands in south Tampa

9:55 AM EST, March 2, 2011

For a Florida spring training side trip: Try Davis Islands in south Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. — For travelers in town for spring training games, Davis Islands already makes for a fine side trip, with its picturesque marina, quaint restaurants and shops, and views of the bay. Now that Yankees great Derek Jeter lives there, however, baseball fans have an added incentive to go.

Orioles fans find a new spring training home in Sarasota

January 21, 2010

Orioles fans find a new spring training home in Sarasota

The Seminoles called it home before the Spanish moved in. Then came the Americans.

11:58 PM EST, March 6, 2010

Spring training memories: Dodgertown is a timeless treasure

VERO BEACH — Step into Dodgertown, close your eyes, and you can feel the calendar years flipping backward.

11:02 PM EST, March 6, 2010

Spring training memories: Chain O'Lakes is a place for Easter eggs and dreams of opportunity

WINTER HAVEN — Returning to Chain O' Lakes Park for the first time since 1981, Dick Drago conjures up images of baseball greats, a fortuitous trade, and his 4-year-old daughter Dina looking for Easter eggs.

11:02 PM EST, March 6, 2010

Spring training memories: Ray Lankford, a young man intent on making his own history

ST. PETERSBURG — It's easy to get caught up in the nostalgic relevance of a ballpark that has a history dating back to 1923.

11:59 PM EST, March 6, 2010

Payne Park, Sarasota

Spring training memories: Nothing but pleasant recollections of White Sox at Payne

SARASOTA — The year is 1960. A rising pitcher in the Chicago White Sox organization pulls up to the player's parking lot at Payne Park. Gary Peters has just driven up from Miami after playing winter ball in Venezuela.

11:01 PM EST, March 6, 2010

Tinker Field, Orlando

Spring training memories: From Babe to Bush, Tinker's history runs deep

It's a dump to the untrained eye.

February 15, 2009

ARIZONA | BASEBALL

Swing fever: Dodgers make Phoenix home to spring training

Welcome to Dodgers spring training 2009. Please discard any lingering lamentations about tradition and Florida. Arizona awaits, with a shiny new $100-million stadium complex, beckoning fans to forget the economy for a few days and take refuge in the primal pleasures of baseball.

9:26 PM EST, March 6, 2010

SPRING TRAINING: Ghost stories abound

"People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." — Rogers Hornsby

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