With football season over, it’s time to look toward the spring. Spring Training, that is. If you aren’t familiar with it, the entire MLB splits their training between two locations: Arizona and Florida (nicknamed the Cactus League and Grapefruit League, respectively).
Within each league, teams play one another regardless of division, and game outcomes have no impact on stats. Think of it as the regular MLB, but just for fun. The Mariners set up camp in Peoria, Arizona where they share facilities with the San Diego Padres.
This month, pitchers and catchers report for their training on the 12th, with position players arriving on the 17th. Games, which you can watch on Root Sports, begin February 22. If the winter’s got you feeling dreary, game tickets are cheap and the Arizona sun is hot. Make the trek to the Phoenix area and you can watch other teams like the San Francisco Giants, the Kansas City Royals, and the Colorado Rockies.
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